Registered Practical Nurse

Registered Practical Nurse

Day, evening and night shift opportunities available

Who we are:

Sunnyside Home is a long-term care home owned by the Region of Waterloo in the Stanley Park area of Kitchener. Our 263 residents are part of a vibrant community in a park-like setting on a campus of services for older adults.

We offer a warm, friendly atmosphere, with modern amenities and quality care. Making sure that each person can live their best life is important to us.

Why work for us?

The Region of Waterloo is one of the area's largest employers.

Our commitment to service, integrity, respect, collaboration and innovation creates an inclusive workplace where employees feel valued for the difference they make every day.

We are looking for people who are passionate about what they do and want to make an impact, each and every day.

The Opportunity:

The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) uses nursing skill, knowledge and judgement to provide person-centred care within an interdisciplinary team, consistent with the mission and values of Sunnyside Home.

We are hiring on an ongoing basis. Your application will be considered for a variety of positions, including temporary and permanent positions.

Various shifts are available: days, evenings and nights.

Wage Rate: $28.33 - $30.46


To assume the role of Registered Practical Nurse, you must:

  • Have current registration as a Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario and current gerontological nursing experience
  • Obtain a Police Vulnerable Sector Check that is satisfactory to the Region of Waterloo
  • Have a Two-step Tuberculosis (TB) test and annual influenza immunization

Serving, engaging and inspiring current and future generations

Committed to fostering opportunities for current and future generations, the Region of Waterloo is an inclusive, thriving and sustainable region of connected rural and urban communities with global reach. Our mission is to serve, engage and inspire, by delivering quality services to a diverse population of 560,000+, while creating a healthy, collaborative environment of learning, respect and innovation. This is a place where employees are valued and recognized for their talents and contributions to our success.

In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.

Please visit our website, at, for a detailed description of these Registered Practical Nurse positions (competition #2021-1035), and to apply online. Read more about this exciting position by viewing the full job description.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview. We will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.