Security guard

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s Complex Care and Recovery program based in Toronto, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Security guard. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s Complex Care and Recovery program specializes in addressing complex mental health needs. It offers personalized treatment plans, psychiatric assessments, and rehabilitation support. CAMH operates as a leading provider in the mental health care sector, utilizing multidisciplinary approaches and evidence-based practices to promote recovery and wellness within the community. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Program: Complex Care and Recovery
Position: Security guard 1 – forensic assessment and triage unit
No of Vacancies: 3
Salary: $24.34 – $30.01 hourly
Employment Type: Part time/Permanent
Job Category: OPSEU
Location: Toronto, ON
Shift: 12-hour (Day, evening, night and weekends)
Requisition ID: 371


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English and French Language
Education: Candidates should have completion of a 2 year recognized Community College Law Enforcement Program
Experience: Candidates should have over 6 months up to 1 year security experience

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be able to support a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and effective communication, and complies with all applicable regulatory and legislative requirements
  • The candidates should be able to monitor and control the movement of patients, staff, and visitors through the perimeter of the Unit
  • The candidates should be available to work 12-hour shifts on a 24-hour rotating basis and on weekends

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should possess Grade 12 education
  • The candidates should be able to provide documentation of a clean Criminal Record and must be licensed under the Private Security and Investigative Services Act, 2005
  • The candidates should have previous security experience in a health care setting
  • The candidates should be motivated team players with a positive service-oriented approach
  • The candidates should demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills with a demonstrated sensitivity toward clients experiencing mental health challenges
  • The candidates should have the ability to respond to emergencies as they arise while remaining calm and in control of the situation
  • The candidates should have possess a fundamental understanding of computers and software applications and must be able to work with minimal supervision, problem-solve, and exercise good judgment in varied situations
  • The candidates should have knowledge of fire and emergency response procedures, W.H.M.I.S


  • The candidates should be able to provide surveillance and assistance for patients, visitors, and staff
  • The candidates should be able to provide interior and perimeter security measures for the inpatient unit through surveillance, documentation and key control
  • The candidates should be able to conduct person searches and unit searches as required for security screening or incident investigation
  • The candidates should be able to occasionally perform security checks of the unit perimeter and safety and security equipment on the unit

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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