At St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph (SJHCG), we’re not just offering you a job; we’re inviting you to be part of a values-driven organization. You won’t just find a career here; you will discover a deeper purpose, a sense of belonging, and a steadfast commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of others. This extends to the lives of our clients, their families, our colleagues and volunteers, and the broader community we serve. Join us in embracing compassion, accountability, respect, and excellence as we shape a brighter future together!

At St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph, We Stand for More Than Just Success – We Stand for Our Values!



We attend to the needs of every person with sensitivity, empathy, and kindness.



We take responsibility for our actions and deliver on our commitments.



We treat one another with dignity, honesty, and understanding.



We provide exemplary care through innovation, teamwork, and best practice.


Apply for an open position and become part of a compassionate, accountable, respectful, and excellent team!

What Do We Do?

St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph (SJHCG) is a leader in providing outstanding health care and support to our clients, their families, and the broader community we serve. We offer a wide range of services, including Long Term Care, Complex Medical Care, Palliative Care, Rehabilitation, and Outpatient Services. We also provide Community Support Services designed for individuals with dementia, acquired brain injury, conditions that contribute to frailty, and those who require support to remain in their home so they can continue to be an active member in the community.

As an Exemplary Standing Accredited Health Centre in Guelph, we are committed to providing compassionate, people-centered care to our clients, their families and the broader community that we serve.  Whether you are a healthcare professional, administrative professional, or staff member, our wide array of services reflects our devotion to ensuring the well-being of those we serve.

Why Join our Team?

We are excited that you are considering us in your future career plans. At St. Joseph’s Health Center Guelph (SJHCG), we don’t just offer jobs; we provide opportunities to build fulfilling careers and be part of something meaningful. Our team is the driving force behind the excellent care we provide, and we’re always on the lookout for exceptional individuals to join us in our mission. Here’s why you should consider becoming a part of our dynamic and dedicated team:

Collaborative Excellence: At SJHCG, collaboration isn’t just a buzzword; it’s the cornerstone of our success. We are a tight-knit community of people who value the input and expertise of every team member. Together, we aim for excellence in all we do from the smallest tasks to the most ambitious projects.

Innovation and Growth: We’re not content with the status quo. Innovation has been our DNA since the 1860’s, and we encourage our team members to think creatively and explore new ideas. We offer opportunities for continuous learning, professional development, and career advancement, helping you achieve your goals and reach your fullest potential.

Support and Well-being: Your well-being is a top priority at SJHCG. We provide a supportive and inclusive work environment where you’re encouraged to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Our comprehensive benefits package, wellness initiatives, and employee assistance programs ensure you’re both physically and mentally cared for.

Making a Difference: At SJHCG, you won’t just be part of an organization; you’ll be part of a movement to make a positive impact. Our commitment to community outreach and volunteer initiatives gives you the opportunity to contribute to causes that matter to you and our community.

Work That Matters: Our work goes beyond business; it’s about positively impacting the lives of patients, residents, clients and families who rely on us for care, you’ll know that your efforts matter.

Career Development: Your career is a journey, and we’re here to support you every step of the way. Our commitment to your growth includes opportunities for advancement, mentorship programs, and access to learning and development that enables you to reach your full potential.

Joining our team means becoming part of an organization that is about people and the positive change we create together.  At SJHCG, you’ll be part of a passionate diverse group of individuals working together to share a brighter and more hopeful future.  If you’re ready to embark on a journey that’s challenging, rewarding, and meaningful, we invite you to consider a career with us.

Benefits and Rewards

At St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph (SJHCG), we believe that a thriving, motivated team is the driving force behind high-quality care. To show our commitment to your well-being and professional growth, we offer a comprehensive range of benefits that make your experience here truly exceptional.

Our Comprehensive Benefits:

What Do I Need to Work at SJHCG?

Please see below to help you understand what is required, prior to commencing work, if you are selected for employment with SJHCG. These requirements may take 3-4 weeks to meet, so starting early reduces delays.

Pre-Employment Background Checks: As part of our commitment to providing a secure and safe environment for our employees and those we serve, we require pre-employment background checks. Which typically include:

  • Vulnerable Sectors Check (VSC): We’ll need a recent police check to verify your criminal history. This helps us maintain a safe and trusted workplace. The Health Centre accepts only VSC dated within the 6-month period prior to the date of employment. Any costs for these documents are borne by the candidate.
  • Reference Checks: We may contact your references to gather insights into your professional background and qualifications.

 Immunizations and Health Assessments: Health and Safety are paramount in our line of work. Healthcare employees are at risk of exposure to communicable diseases because of their contact with clients and their environment. A full immunization history and up-to-date immunity is required from each employee at the time of the Occupational Health Assessment.

  • Complete Pre-Placement Medical Form
  • COVID-19 Vaccination
    • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and show proof of full vaccination prior to their start date. Subject to any obligations SJHCG has under the Ontario Human Rights Code.
  • Tuberculin testing:
  • Documented history of a two-step, and a one-step if two-step has not been done within the last 12 months.
    • Immunizations/immunity form:
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) – two doses of vaccine OR lab evidence of immunity
  • Varicella – two doses of vaccine OR lab evidence of immunity
  • Hepatitis B – vaccine and lab evidence of immunity (series must at least be initiated)
  • Tetanus/Diphtheria – immunization required within past 10 years
  • Influenza – this is preferred but not mandatory 

Orientation and Training: Once you’ve met the pre-placement requirements, we’ll provide you with an orientation program to help you get acquainted with our organization, policies, and procedures.

Right to Work Documentation: You’ll need to provide valid documentation that verifies your right to work in Canada.

Banking and Payroll Information: We’ll require your banking details to facilitate direct deposit for your salary. Your payroll information ensures you receive timely payments.

Necessary Licenses:  If your role requires specific licenses, please ensure you have these in order before you start.

Uniforms or Dress Code: Depending on your role, we may have specific requirements for uniform or dress code and footwear. Be prepared to comply with these guidelines.

Personal Identification: Bring personal identification, such as a driver’s license or passport, during your onboarding to verify your identity. 

Credential Verification: To confirm your qualifications and certifications, we may request copies of relevant documents, diplomas, licenses, or professional certifications.

We understand that these requirements may vary based on the nature of your role. Once you’ve received your offer of employment, our HR team will provide you with a comprehensive list of the specific requirements for your position.

What Should I Expect When I Join the Team?

At SJHCG, we understand that starting a new job is not just about the role you take on, but also about the experience you have and the opportunities that award you. When you become part of our team, here’s what you can expect:

Welcoming Environment: From your first day, you’ll experience a warm and inviting atmosphere. Our team is known for its kindness and positive relationships. We’re committed to making you feel like you belong.

Onboarding and Training: We know that the first few days and weeks in a new job can be challenging, which is why we provide comprehensive onboarding and training programs. You’ll receive the support you need to excel in your role.

Mentorship and Support: You won’t be on your own. We offer mentorship programs that pair you with experienced team members who can guide you and answer your questions.

Career Development: Your professional growth matters to us. We’ll work with you to set clear goals and create a path for your advancement within our organization.

Open Communication: We believe in open and honest communication. Your ideas and feedback are encouraged and valued. We maintain transparency and a culture of listening.

Collaboration: Our work is a team effort. You can expect to collaborate with colleagues from various backgrounds and expertise to achieve common goals.

Innovation: We’re always looking for new ways to improve and innovate. You’ll be a part of an organization that welcomes fresh ideas and embraces change.

Work-Life Balance: We understand the importance of balance in your life. We support a culture that values personal time. 

Recognition: Your hard work and contributions will not go unnoticed. We have recognition programs that celebrate achievements and dedication.

Opportunities for Impact: Beyond your daily tasks, you’ll have the chance to make meaningful impact on people and projects that affect our organization and community. 

A Diverse and Inclusive Culture: We celebrate diversity and foster an inclusive culture where every team member is respected and appreciated for their unique perspectives.

Community Engagement: We believe in giving back. Our organization is actively involved in community outreach and volunteer initiatives.

A Positive and Supportive Environment: You’ll find an atmosphere that encourages a positive outlook and provides the support you need to succeed.

Career Fulfillment: Our organization is not just a job; it’s an opportunity for personal and professional fulfillment.

At SJHCG, we’re not just offering you a job; we’re offering you a journey. A journey full of opportunities, growth, collaboration, and positive experiences. When you join our team, you become part of a community that values and supports you.


Get Involved: Make a Difference Through Committees at St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph (SJHCG)

At SJHCG, we believe in the power of collaboration and inclusion.  We understand that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization, and that’s why we provide opportunities for you to actively participate in shaping our organizational culture and future.  One of the ways you can do that is by joining our dynamic and influential committees.

Our committees:

Joint Health and Safety (JH&S) Committee: We take the health and safety of our employees seriously. We believe that a safe workplace is not only a fundamental right but also a key factor in caring for each other and for the people we serve. This committee is responsible for identifying potential hazards, suggesting improvements, and developing strategies to ensure a safer and healthier work environment for all.

Infection Prevention and Control Committee: We are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of infection prevention and control. This committee is an integral part of safeguarding the health and safety of our employees and those we serve.

Resilience Working Committee: As an organization, we have the responsibility to change systems, structures and practices that hinder our resilience. Knowing that resilience is a practice that requires ongoing learning and reflection, the goal of this committee is to integrate resilience into our structures and into how we work together, ensuring that we all come to work knowing that our organization is prepared, trustworthy, adaptable, collaborative and responsible.

Nursing Profession Practice Committee (NPPC): Dedicated and passionate nurses who come together to focus on specific aspects of nursing practice, from enhancing patient care to advancing the profession.  This committee ensures that our nursing care is evident-based, patient-centered and of the highest quality.

Mission and Social Equity Committee: Committed to driving change while supporting our community and staff.  We prioritize equity-driven initiatives, spanning from food drives to holiday-season aid for our staff, all with the aim of fostering a more inclusive and equitable community.

Embracing Accessibility

SJHCG is an equal opportunity employer and strives for equity, diversity and inclusion in all programs, facilities, and people. SJHCG is committed to creating a barrier-free, accessible organization, and will work to accommodate any needs under the Accessibility for Ontario for Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application process, please contact Human Resources at for assistance. If an applicant requires specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager and/or human resources when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

Our Commitment to Accessibility:

Equal Opportunities: We are dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all candidates and employees. Discrimination on the basis of ability is not tolerated. 

Accessible Workspaces: Our offices and facilities are designed to accommodate individuals with diverse needs, including elevators, and accessible restrooms.

Technology and Tools: We invest in technology and tools that support accessibility, including assistive devices and software to ensure all employees can perform at their best. 

Training and Awareness: Our team members are trained in accessibility best practices and encouraged to foster awareness and understanding of accessibility among their peers.

Contacting Our Human Resources Team: Your Gateway to Joining St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph

We understand that applying for a new job can raise questions, and you may need assistance at various stages of the hiring process. Our Human Resources (HR) team is here to support you every step of the way. If you have inquires, require assistance, or simply want to reach out, here’s how you can connect with us:

Email: The most convenient way to contact our HR team is via email.  You can reach us at Whether you have questions about the application process, need assistance with an accommodation request, or want to inquire about job opportunities, our team is just an email away.  We strive to respond promptly and assist you with the information you need.

Phone: If you prefer to speak with one of our HR professionals, you can reach us by phone 519-824-6000 ext. 4406 & 3415. Our team is available during regular business hours to address your inquiries and provide guidance on the application process or other HR-related matters.

Social Media: To learn more about what’s happening at SJHCG and to stay updated on job openings, company news, and HR-related announcements, follow us on Social Media.

Please note: The Human Resources department does not accept paper copies of resumes. To formally apply for a position, we kindly request that you submit your application through our website. This will enable us to keep track of all the applications in a systematic way and ensure that all applicants receive equal consideration.

If the position you wish to apply for is not currently available, we kindly request that you wait until the desired position becomes available before submitting your application. Whether you’re a job seeker inquiring about an application, a prospective candidate interested in available positions, or someone with general HR-related questions, our HR team is here to provide guidance, support, and information.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

You might find answers to some of your questions in our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section on our career page. We have compiled commonly asked questions and provided detailed responses to assist you.

Q: How Should I Submit a Resume? A: To formally apply for the position, we kindly request that you submit your application through our website. This will enable us to keep track of all the applications in a systematic way and ensure that all applicants receive equal consideration.

Our website has a user-friendly application process that will allow you to provide us with all the necessary information about your qualifications, experience, and skills. Once you have submitted your application, our team will carefully review all applications to identify the most qualified candidates for the role. Only those applicants who meet our requirements and qualifications will be contacted for further interviews.

Please note we do not accept resumes via email, in-person or by courier.

To review our available positions, please click this link:

Q: When will SJHCG contact my references? A: At SJHCG, we will ask for 3 employment related references. We will contract references after we have requested the list of names/contact information from the candidate.

Q: I am a nursing student, what employment opportunities are available to me after I have completed one year of my BScN or Practical Nursing? A: As a nursing student, you could be eligible for a Personal Support Worker position.

Q: I submitted my resume online but did not receive a response. What should I do? A: Our team recieves a high volume of applications. Only applicants who are being considered for an interview will be contacted. We encourage you to continue applying for open positions you are qualified for.

Q: What happened after I have applied for a job? A: Applications are reviewed by our team. Only applicants who are being considered for an interview will be contacted.