Why choose The Royal?

The Royal is one of Canada’s foremost mental health care, teaching, and research hospitals. Our goal is to expand access, hope, and new possibilities to people living with complex and difficult-to-treat mental health conditions and substance use disorders through the convergence of client- and family-oriented care, science, education, and lived expertise. 

We invite you to explore exciting career opportunities at the Brockville Mental Health Centre, the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, and our satellite offices and clinics in Eastern Ontario.

If you’re ready to make a difference, we are ready to hear from you.

There are also job opportunities available with EllisDonClick here to explore open positions.

Thank you so much for your interest in working with us at The Royal.  At The Royal, we strive to be an equitable and inclusive employer. Our commitment to equity is grounded in an institution-wide commitment to achieving a working, teaching, and learning environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.

Please note: All of our current job opportunities are posted online and we are unable to accept resumes or applications via email. If you are having issues with the online applications process, please review these frequently asked questions. If you still need help, reach out to human resources at (613) 722-6521 ext. 6104 or

Check out these tip sheets from our human resources team:

Phishing alert

It has come to our attention that some organizations are falsely claiming to accept applications on behalf of the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group (The Royal). The Royal, or any authorized organization that recruits for us, will never ask for money from you to review our job postings, to apply for a job, obtaining work permits or visas, or for special courses.

Accommodation and accessibility

The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group is committed to being an accessible workplace, which includes preventing, identifying, and removing barriers that impede an individual’s ability to work here. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process.


Please note:  All applicants for any vacancies at The Royal must be fully vaccinated to be considered for any positions.  Any new hires, prior to their first day of employment, will be required to provide proof that that have been fully vaccinated, or present supporting documentation of a valid exemption in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.


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