Work at Unitarian House

Are you interested in working with a close-knit team of professionals in a caring community of seniors? We are looking for dedicated individuals, who are motivated and looking to be a part of a dynamic team. Join us!

Mail or drop off your resume to Unitarian House, 20 Cleary Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K2A 3Z9 or email your resume to:

Unitarian House welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Workplace information will be provided in an accessible format upon request.

For more information, please call 613-722-6690

Current Job Postings: (Click the job title to be taken to the full posting) 

Executive Director

Job Type: Permanent/Full-time - Management

Reports to: Board of Governors

We are looking for a leader to join our team as the Executive Director. We strive to be at the leading edge of senior residences in Ottawa and the Executive Director plays a key role by overseeing operations, advising the Board and analyzing relevant economic, social, management, and legal trends.

Casual/Part-Time Personal Support Worker

Job Type: Casual/On-Call - Guaranteed a minimum of 21.5 hours every two weeks.

Reports to: Director of Care and Charge Nurse

The Personal Support Worker (PSW) reports to the Registered Nurse on duty and shall provide nursing care to all residents where necessary. The PSW is required to assist in planning and co-ordinating activities necessary in the nursing care unit and shall work closely with the RN, RPN, and UCP on that shift to determine priorities for resident care on that shift.

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As an employer, Unitarian takes pride in its outstanding and dedicated staff. Many of our staff have worked 15 years or more, an indication of the job satisfaction of our employees and a factor in providing a sense of continuity for residents who are greeted and supported by familiar faces and voices.

Our staff are carefully selected, not only for the skills required to carry out the work but for overall personal suitability. Each staff member is expected to be friendly and patient under all circumstances, and workloads are designed to allow staff the time they need to provide for residents’ needs. All staff members are trained to treat residents with the dignity and respect they deserve. Take a stroll through our common living areas and you will hear the cheerful voices of staff and residents interacting with one another.

As per the Retirement Home Act, 2010:

All staff must have a clear Level 3 – Vulnerable Sector Check before hire. Click here for information.

All staff must also be screened for Tuberculosis before hire.

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