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Working at Waypoint

Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care is a University of Toronto teaching hospital and academic research centre located on the shores of Georgian Bay in the town of Penetanguishene, only 45 minutes from Barrie and 90 minutes from Toronto.

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Waypoint is a creative, energetic, fast-paced organization that embraces a set of core values - caring, respect, accountability and innovation. We offer:

  • Location, location, location - attractive housing values
  • Excellent opportunities for mid-career professionals
  • Renowned accredited clinical programs with a culture of safety within the organization
  • Extensive educational and training opportunities and supports
  • Excellent benefits
  • Excellent pension package
  • Great quality of life - outdoor recreation, theatre, shopping, cultural events
  • Gold standard Wellness Program

The Provincial Forensic Mental Health Program includes 160 inpatient beds and is an active treatment centre winning world recognition for its research and innovative programs. Waypoint’s Regional Program has 141 in-patient beds and a variety of outpatient services providing specialty mental health care to people from Simcoe County, Muskoka, parts of Parry Sound and Dufferin County.

A full array of support services provides rewarding careers in finance, human resources, communications, information technology, dietary, housekeeping, environmental services and health care administration.

Ongoing Opportunities for Employment

Waypoint offers excellent compensation, research and educational opportunities and flexibility to carry out fee-for-service work through private practice.

For information on psychiatry vacancies, please contact:
Chantelle Shervill, Manager Medical Affairs
Office of the Psychiatrist-in-Chief
1 877 341-4729 or 705 549-3181, ext. 2206

We also offer career opportunities ranging from new graduates to seasoned professionals, and are always looking for talent in the fields of psychology, nursing, pharmacy and social work as well as many other counselling and healthcare professionals. We are looking for people who share our values and our commitment to our patients and clients, and people who excel in a transformative, team environment.

Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses
Please submit your cover letter and resume to stating your interest in a part time position. We offer opportunities in our part time pools on most programs at Waypoint.

All other healthcare practitioners
Please submit your cover letter and resume to stating your interest and availability.

Student Placement Opportunities

Waypoint offers a wide range of student placement opportunities. For more information or to request a student placement opportunity, please complete this STUDENT PLACEMENT REQUEST/INFORMATION FORM and email the completed copy to

Apply for a job at Waypoint

Use our Careers@Waypoint applicant tracking system to create and manage a personal profile, upload your resume and cover letter, view all your past applications and receive email confirmations for your applications. 

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