Director of Care

At Halton Region, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. Halton Region is committed to providing accommodation to individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. 


We are proud to operate three non-profit long-term care homes where our employees make a meaningful contribution on the lives of the residents by providing quality care in a family-like atmosphere. As an employee, you will be part of a progressive, service-focused and award winning employer with a diverse and inclusive work environment. We are also recognized as a Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) Best Practice Spotlight organization.


You make a positive difference in people’s lives because you provide high quality customer centered services.  You operate within a highly ethical environment and will be accountable for going the extra mile, listening to your customers, creatively meeting needs and always being respectful to those you serve.  As a result, you will be part of a qualified and strategic team recognized widely for caring, excellence, integrity, inclusiveness and flexibility.


Posting ID: 3064
Department: Social & Community Services
Division: Services For Seniors
Pay Range: $118,334 - $157,754
Job Type: Permanent 
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Work Location: Post Inn Village Long Term Care Facility - 203 Georgian Drive, Oakville
Employee Group: MMSG
Posting Date: June 27, 2024
Application Deadline: July 18, 2024



Job Summary

This role fulfills the requirements of the Director of Nursing and Personal Care as per the Long Term Care Homes Act.  This role is a nursing leader who works collaboratively to support the guiding mission of the organization which is to “support residents to live their life their way”.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Effectively plan, organize and supervise the activities of the Nursing Department.
  • Ensure compliance to Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Acts and Regulations, Ministry of Labour legislation, Resident’s Bills of Rights and the Region’s policies and procedures. 
  • Ensure provision of high quality resident care in conjunction with the home management team. 
  • Foster an environment that is resident centered and multidisciplinary in nature with emphasis on excellent resident care, client satisfaction, quality of life and continuous quality improvement. 
  • Ensure effective resident care programs through the promotion of positive team relationships.
  • Monitor and evaluate nursing and related practices and process and implement changes to improve the quality of resident care and improve efficiency in collaboration with the team.
  • Monitor and evaluate risks and ensure actions are in place to reduce and control potential or actual risks to the safety, security of residents and staff. Participate in the development of, and effectively administer the nursing department operational budget. Responsible for procurement and management of equipment and material resources within the department.
  • Manage the recruitment, selection, promotion, transfer, training, orientation or termination of nursing staff according to the Home’s policies and procedures and applicable Collective Agreement.
  • Coach and mentor effectively to ensure high quality performance and accountability among the team.
  • Work collaboratively with the home’s management team and divisional peers to ensure consistency and service excellence within the home and among all Halton Region Long-Term Care Homes, services and programs.
  • Lead/participate in the Accreditation process.
  • Provide support and serves as a resource to both residents and family members for assessing, investigating and resolving resident/family concerns.
  • Ensure the supervision and support of daily operations for all assigned staff.
  • Provide leadership to ensure clinical competency and engage staff in evidence-based best practice.

Skills & Qualifications


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc. N) with current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • 5 years of supervisor/management experience in a health care setting.
  • Understanding of applicable legislation including the Long Term Care Homes Act and Regulations, budget development/monitoring and labor/employee relations.


  • Supervisor/management experience in Long Term Care.

Working/ Employment Conditions

Working Conditions

  • A flexible work schedule is required to respond to the needs of the home.
  • Travel will be required. Must provide own transportation.


Employment Conditions

  • Current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screen, by the first day of employment.
  • Current two-step tuberculosis test (obtained within the past six (6 months) by your first day of employment.

Important information about your application:

  • In accordance with requirements in Ontario Regulation 191/11 – Integrated Accessibility Standards and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Region will accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  If you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please inform the Talent Acquisition representative of the nature of the accommodation(s) you require.  
  • Please submit your application online. We will accommodate individual needs for applicants with disabilities and others who are not able to apply online. If you experience any issues with submitting your application, please contact HR Access at 905-825-6000 extension 7700.   
  • Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the deadline date specified on the posting.
  • We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
  • Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.
  • If selected for an interview, you will be contacted by email and/or phone. Please ensure the contact information provided on your resume is up to date and that you check your email and voicemail regularly.


Halton Region serves more than 624,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to the delivery of high quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work. We engage great people who contribute to meaningful work that makes a positive difference in our community. At Halton, you are encouraged to grow and succeed in your career and are recognized for your accomplishments and contributions.