Our employees bring our passion for care to life.

Our employees realize our vision and our passion for quality care every day in countless ways. We are as committed to them, as they are to the people we serve.

Long Service

We are proud of the dedication and commitment of our staff and it shows in the length of tenure that they have with us. Almost half of our employees have been with the company for 5 years or longer and more than a quarter have been with us for at least 10 years.

All regular full-time and regular part-time employees of Extendicare and ParaMed are eligible for long service awards. Last year, 1,346 employees received a long service award to commemorate milestones ranging from five to forty years of service.


Extendicare is committed to building a culture of safety. Every year, we present awards to long-term care homes and ParaMed centres that show excellence in occupational health and safety. We have worked hard to create a safe workplace and our effort is paying dividends. For example, last year one-third of Extendicare owned or managed centres were recognized for:

  • demonstrated excellence in carrying out operations for 365 days without a lost time incident due to a workplace injury and/or
  • sustained high performance in the frequency and the severity of workplace incidents and injuries.

Career & Professional Development

Extendicare is committed to recognizing excellence and leadership at all levels of the organization and fostering career pathways that advance professional growth and development.

We promote from within so that our employees believe their hard work and dedication can lead to growth and development within our company.

We also offer rigorous training and education to help employees at all levels to realize their potential within the company.

If you are committed to helping people live better and embody our core values of Courtesy, ‘can-do’ Attitude, Respect and Excellence, consider joining our team. To view positions available click here.

We believe in mentoring our staff to help them gain the knowledge and skills they need to deliver exceptional service each and every day.

The advantages and benefits of working at Extendicare.

Extendicare is one of Canada’s largest providers of long-term care and a leader in finding innovative and practical solutions that help our patients and clients get better and our residents and families live better. And we can’t do it without the dedication and passion of our employees.

At Extendicare we create a workplace in which all employees feel valued and appreciated. We’re committed to helping our staff gain the knowledge and expertise they need to deliver quality care and achieve their full potential. We also provide opportunities for students in healthcare programs to gain valuable experience through our student placement programs.

When you join the Extendicare family, you enjoy:

  • Opportunities for advancement and career growth within the organization.
  • Training and professional development programs.
  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • A rewarding and meaningful work experience where you are able to enrich your life and the lives of others in your care.