Organization: Ministry of Education

Division: Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch

City: Belleville

Job Term: 2 Temporary Positions (Irregular, on-call/supply position- to work on an as-needed basis)

Job Code: 50110 – Nurse 2, Special Schools

Salary: $32.67 – $40.28 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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Posting Status: Open

Job ID: 170258 (PDSB21-129)

We are looking to hire 2 irregular on-call/supply General Duty Nurses for the Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf and the Sagonaska Demonstration School in Belleville.

The Ministry of Education, Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch, Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf and Sagonaska Demonstration School operate a specialized school for students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing and have Severe Learning Disabilities and/or multiple exceptionalities. The Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch requires General Duty Nurses to work on an on-call, as-needed basis to provide nursing and emergency health care services for multi-exceptional students at the Belleville school site.

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity to work in a dynamic educational/ student lodging setting serving multi-exceptional students, then this position may be for you. As a General Duty Nurse, you will have a direct impact on supporting the health care needs of special education students enrolled at our schools.

What can I expect to do in this role?
You will:

  • Assess student conditions.
  • Implement medical treatment plans.
  • Administer/monitor medications.
  • Maintain health records.
  • Provide health care information and resources.
  • Work on an on-call, as-needed basis.

How do I qualify?


  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse in Ontario

Skills and Qualifications
Your background and experience enables you to meet the following requirements:

  • Knowledge of general nursing theory, practices, procedures, and College of Nurses of Ontario Standards of Practice.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation including Regulated Health Professions Act and Health Care Consent Act.
  • Sound judgement/organization/planning skills.
  • Excellent communication skills including proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) (or willingness to obtain).
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and resolve conflict.
  • Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Knowledge of students with special needs.
  • Ability to lift while transferring/assisting students.
  • Willingness and ability to work shift work.

Additional Information:


  • 2 Temporary- Irregular On-Call, duration up to 8 months, 350 Dundas Street West, Belleville, East Region, Vulnerable Sector Check

Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
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Schedule: 4
Category: Health and Social Services
Posted on: Wednesday, October 13, 2021

In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual’s employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

How to apply:

  1. You must submit your application using only one of the methods identified below.
  2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
  3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
  4. Be sure to quote the Job ID and Competition number for this position.
  5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.

Send application to:  PSBjobs@ontario.ca

Collection of Information
Your personal information is being collected and will be used to determine your qualifications for employment with the Ontario Public Service, and for recruitment modernization initiatives. OPS Careers is an authorized common service in accordance with s. 6 of the Ministry of Government Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.25 and this collection of personal information is necessary to the proper administration of OPS Careers.

Please do not provide more personal information than what is asked of you. For example, do not include your social insurance number, photograph, or banking information, etc. with your application. We strongly encourage you not to provide us with information beyond that which is requested in the job posting.

If you have any questions about the collection, use, disclosure, or retention of your personal information, please contact us.

All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee’s exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.

Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, October 27, 2021 EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the
Ontario Human Rights Code.