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Advantages of a career at Holland Bloorview

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital offers the opportunity to pursue a fulfilling career that encourages employees to grow both professionally and personally.

We want to attract employees who recognize how vital their work is and who will flourish in our unique and exceptional environment. In deciding where you want to work, consider the many advantages of choosing Holland Bloorview.


 

Rewarding work environment

We promote a safe, healthy and bias-free environment at Holland Bloorview, one that values the individual as well as the team. We encourage professional development, support work-life balance and recognize the achievements of our employees. We provide a friendly and supportive atmosphere, where employee input and consultation is valued.

Competitive salary and benefits

Holland Bloorview offers equitable and competitive salaries that help us recruit and retain exceptional talent. We provide a total rewards package that goes well beyond base pay. The package is designed to help staff meet their health, financial, retirement, work-life balance, and personal/professional developmental needs and goals.

Professional development opportunities

As a learning organization, Holland Bloorview values and is enriched by the ongoing learning and development of our employees. We provide support for a range of continuing education initiatives, including attending and/or participating in conferences, workshops and courses. We also offer paid professional development days for attending conferences, workshops, writing exams, studying and writing papers.

A bursary program is available to help staff in academic programs at the degree, diploma and certificate level. We also offer a wide variety of in-house learning opportunities, as well as research opportunities within our Bloorview Research Institute. All new staff participate in an orientation program and are offered mentoring opportunities.

Holland Bloorview also provides many resources to help our employees deliver client- and family-centred care, including simulation training and a core behaviour tip sheet.

Workplace well-being

Holland Bloorview's workplace well-being program is designed to help our employees meet the challenge of balancing work and personal responsibilities, while ensuring a healthy, bias-free workplace for everyone.

We provide an on-site fitness facility and activities where staff can keep physically active by making use of:

  • a fully equipped on-site gym
  • pool
  • regular fitness activities and sessions, including fitness classes, Pilates, sport teams (co-ed volleyball, floor hockey, soccer, baseball), curling events, golf days and ski trips.

When staff participate in personal development, learning, physical health and well-being sessions, they earn points towards rewards that include free coffees and vacation time.

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program provides employees and their families with access to short-term confidential and professional counselling, where problems can be resolved in an environment of understanding and strict privacy.

Not only do we talk about work-life balance, but we provide the space and opportunities at work to help staff achieve that balance.

Other perks

Holland Bloorview offers employee discounts for external recreation and retail organizations, including the Canadian National Exhibition, Canada’s Wonderland, Ontario Science Centre, Canadian Automobile Association, Costco membership and the employee cell phone purchase plan.

We have an active social committee, which hosts many events throughout the year.

The Employee Referral Bonus Program offers staff bonuses if they recommend someone for any of our current employment vacancies.

Our on-site daycare, Kindercircle, accommodates children between the ages of three and 30 months.