• The Salvation Army
  • Glencairn, ON, Canada
  • Jun 21, 2019
Full time Permanent HEALTH

Job Description

HOPE ACRES TREATMENT CENTRE offers up to six months of residential treatment for men with complex addiction and concurrent disorders through a holistic program that addresses the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of each client.


  • Dispenses medications to clients (or to floor staff for distribution to clients as applicable)
  • Reviews physicians’ orders; arranges for treatments, medications and other therapeutic services as needed.
  • Maintains unit records and clients’ charts according to established facility guidelines, and provide statistics and data for client care.
  • Distribute and administer nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) – if/when necessary
  • Evaluates clients’ care needs by assessing residents on admission, and on an ongoing basis.
  • Evaluates care plans, judges appropriateness/effectiveness, and makes changes when necessary in consultation with the Program Coordinator.
  • Collaborates with other members of the treatment team on client care needs
  • Facilitates educational groups to clients on health-related topics
  • Supports individual clients on issues relating to health promotion, medication and symptom management, and other health related subjects.
  • Carries out interventions in the care plan, and administers direct nursing care.
  • Carries out nursing procedures in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario Standards.
  • Provides training to staff on health, infection control and medication related subjects.
  • Follows MOH standards
  • Adheres to Toronto Harbour Light Ministries Policies & Procedures

Skills Required


  • BScN or an equivalent combination of training and experience (Degree or diploma in one of the human services professions)
  • Experience and education in substance use, addiction, and mental health issues is preferred.
  • Education, experience or equivalent in working with marginalized clients dealing with addictions, mental health, homelessness
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current certification in CPR and Certification in Infection Control (CIC) an asset.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with computer operations and software applications, including client records, and staff scheduling.
  • Experience working in an interdisciplinary, client-centered approach to care.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Crisis/Conflict Management Skills
  • Diversity awareness and appreciation
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • current Police Check and Vulnerability Check
  • Own vehicle or reliable transportation. No public transit.


Please Note: This is a full time position


The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 


Other Requirements

Drivers Licence, Access to a Vehicle, Certificates / Designations

Start Date

Jun 21, 2019

Days of the week

Monday to Friday

How to Apply