The Central Community Health Centre provides primary health care, health promotion and illness prevention as well as provide community based programs. Our model of care is client centered and focused on the social determinants of health with in interdisciplinary team.

Available Positions

Nurse Practitioner~Maternity Leave- start date TBDWe are currently recruiting for a Nurse Practitioner to fill a maternity leave vacancy for a period of 12 months.

Reporting to the Primary Care Manager and working as part of a Community Health Centre multi-disciplinary team, the NP's responsibilities include:

  • Working collaboratively with allied health professionals including: physicians, other NPs, registered practical nurses, dietitian, physiotherapist, social workers, chiropodists, systems navigator and others
  • Using electronic medical records (Nightingale on Demand) to document all encounters
  • Participate in case conferences, consult with and act as a resource for other team members
  • Be an active member on many of our new internal teams and participate in quality improvement and outreach opportunities


  • Master's prepared RN (EC) preferred
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner and member in good standing
  • Minimum two years' experience working in a community-based primary health care setting
  • Experience working with people experiencing mental health and addiction issues
  • Strong communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills, combined with strength in critical thinking, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Completion of a Police Clearance and Vulnerable Sector check prior to commencing employment is required
  • Valid Ontario driver's license

To apply to become a member of the CCHC team, please send your resume and covering letter to Michaela Willsey, Human Resources Coordinator,

Family Physician

Central Community Health Centre is currently recruiting for a full-time and  part-time family physician. Our client base is currently 2145 and growing. We offer salary, no overhead costs, and an excellent benefit package including a pension plan and paid vacation/statutory holdidays. St. Thomas is centrally located in the middle of southwestern Ontario and just minutes from the 401 corridor. It's a community known for friendly people and inexpensive living with superb recreational, health and educational facilities.

Please contact Michaela Willsey @ or 519-633-6930 x414 for more information.

A CBC interview with a salaried doctor- click on the link below to hear about the benefits vs. fee for service. Retrieved from CBC Player, September 21, 2017 (Season 2017, Episode 300305648).

Volunteers Welcome
Volunteers play an important part in helping the Central Community Health Centre provide accessible, person-centred care to the communities of St. Thomas, Central Elgin and Southwold Townships. You could be part of the team. We are looking for individuals who:

  • Are willing to learn new skills
  • Are able to work independently
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have excellent customer service skills
  • Are reliable, punctual and professional

We look forward to receiving your application. Application forms can be obtained by:

  • Dropping into the Centre
  • Clicking here to print a copy and return it to us by mail or in person
  • Contacting Cathy Obright at 519-633-7989 extension 427 or by email.

    PLEASE NOTE: A Police Vulnerable Sector Check is required as a condition of placement.

Available Volunteer Positions

Mobile Unit Volunteer Driver

Our Volunteer Drivers provide transport in the Central Community Health Centre mobile unit to locations within the Centre's service area where programs and services are scheduled. The drivers also perform basic maintenance to the mobile unit and provide assistance and support to our clients. For a full description of this position, click here.

Driver for our Transportation Program
As a Transportation Program Driver, you would provide rides for our clients who need to get to diagnostic imaging (MRI, CT, etc) and specialist appointments, as well as to the lab or hospital for tests. It is a great opportunity to get out and meet people, learn more about your community, and to have a positive impact on someone's life. You would be using loaned vehicles and be reimbursed for expenses associated with your volunteer work. For the full description of this position, click here .