Current Opportunities

Headwaters is committed to creating an environment where we work collaboratively to ensure that we provide the best possible standard of care to our patients and their families. If you are interested in joining our team, contact us at

Current Opportunities Available
Physiotherapist (Temporary Part-Time)

The Physiotherapist will act as primary agent to identify and improve patient movement and function with physical difficulties resulting from illness, injury, disability or ageing. The position will help promote their patients' health and wellbeing, and assist the rehabilitation process.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Graduate of approved Baccalaureate or Masters of Physiotherapy Degree
  • Current Registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
  • Membership in Canadian Physiotherapy Association is preferred
  • Recent acute inpatient experience
  • Experience in inpatient rehabilitation is preferred
  • Knowledge of the Gentle Persuasive Approach is preferred
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
The approximate duration of this temporary position is one year. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by July 3, 2015 quoting job number T-4386-15 to

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Registered Nurse, Operating Room (Temporary Part-Time)

The Registered Nurse is accountable and responsible for the provision of general and specialized nursing duties and work assignments on a daily basis, according to the standards of Nursing Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario, and approved standards of care of the Corporation.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Perioperative certificate – C.N.A. is preferred
  • Completion of O.R. training courses
  • Recent operating room experience
  • BCLS/C.P.R. Certification
  • Recovery Room experience
 To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number N-4322-15 to

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

CCAC Registered Nurse (Temporary Full-Time)

JOB POSTING #2015-CUPE-041 - 043
Date Posted: June 26, 2015
Date Removed: July 13, 2015

CLASSIFICATION: Registered Nurse
CATEGORY: Temporary Full-time (Targeted end date – March 31, 2016)
UNION: CUPE Local 966
SALARY RANGE: $36.76 - $42.77 per hour (as per collective agreement Band 6)
DEPARTMENT: Client Services – Behavioural Support Central West
RESPONSIBLE TO: Director - Client Services (Behaviour Support Central West)
SCHEDULING: Days, evenings and weekends

The Behavioural Support Central West project was created to enhance services for elderly people with complex behaviours due to dementia, mental health or other neurological conditions. By investing in local initiatives, this project provides services and support to seniors at home, in Long-Term Care or wherever they live.

This phase of the project will focus on increasing support as Behavioural Support designated patients move throughout the trajectory of the treatment in all possible settings. The project RN will ensure that the team in each environment is supported as transitions occur.

The CCAC RN is responsible for: providing essential health related advice and support to healthcare providers to support Behavioural Support designated patient transitions. This role will also link the receiving team with resources and stakeholders to ensure successful transitions.

  • Registered Nurse (BScN or diploma)
  • Case Management Certificate and P.I.E.C.E.S training is an asset
  • GPA ( Gentle Persuasive Approach) essential
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention Training an asset
  • CNA certification in Geriatrics preferred
  • Current CPR certification
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience relevant experience as a Registered Nurse (BScN or diploma) focused on providing or coordinating care for adults in a mental health setting and/or specialized geriatrics unit with experience in dementia care
  • Specialized skills in assessment of delirium, dementia and mental health. Knowledge of multiple best practices in these areas
  • Ability to assist staff and family members in a person centred approach to develop and implement behavioural care strategies/approaches and to monitor patients responses over time
  • Ability to provide written consultation notes and review with the Geriatric Psychiatrist, Geriatrician, or others as appropriate
  • Ability to participate in joint practice partnership with Mental Health and Geriatrics in the assessment of referred older adult patients who have complex medical, mental health and behavioural issues;
  • Ability to provide ongoing patient follow-up and evaluation of responsive behaviours
  • Ability to design and educate frontline clinical staff in best practices for responsive behaviours
  • Ability to facilitate transfer of knowledge into practice and enhance staff's ability to manage responsive behaviours and care plan interventions through role modeling, coaching, mentoring, non-pharmacological and pharmacological approaches
  • Ability to provide liaison between external partners such as long-term care homes, community referral programs including primary care physician, Psychogeriatric Resource Consultants, CCAC, Behavioural Support Units (BSU), Geriatric Psychiatry at William Osler Health Centre in and outpatient programs as appropriate, and internal partners including GEM (Geriatric Emergency Nurses).
  • Ability to work collaboratively to ensure patient flow to programs
  • Advanced assessment, diagnostic reasoning, decision making and problem solving skills
  • Must be able to practice independently and interdependently
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective organizational and planning skills
  • Basic proficiency with computerized information systems
  • French language is an asset
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Demonstrates commitment to the CCAC’s mission and values.
Mileage will be reimbursed as per the Travel, Meal and Hospitality Policy and will be based on the designated normal place of work as established by the Department Manager.

Please note the primary assigned location for mileage purposes is 199 County Court Blvd – subject to change.

Interested employees of the Central West CCAC are requested to forward an Internal Application form with current resume to Human Resources, 199 County Court Blvd, Brampton.  Fax: 905-796-7057 Email:
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