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Our best is your best too

There’s a reason we offer so much in a Continuing Care Career: full-time, permanent positions, full benefits, opportunities for professional growth, career progression and scope. More than that, we provide our people with modern facilities and resources and the support that comes from a transdisciplinary and highly collaborative teamwork environment.

Why? Because when we care enough to give you the career and opportunities you need, we know you’ll turn around and provide the best possible continuing care for Yukon individuals and their families in our care.

Benefits at a glance

Extended Health Care Coverage


· Prescription Drugs

$10.00 per prescription*

· All Other Expenses



· Drug Benefit


· Vision Care


· Miscellaneous Health Care


· Hospital Benefit


· Global Medical Assistance


· Out-of-Country Emergency


· Out-of-Province Referral


Vision Care Benefit

· Eye glasses / contact lenses / laser eye surgery

$300 per two benefit years

Hospital Benefit

Semi-private accommodation

Global Medical Assistance Coverage

See description

Out-of-Country Emergency


Out-of-Province Referral

$50,000 per lifetime

Paramedical Practitioners

· Acupuncturist, Chiropodist, Chiropractor, Registered Massage Therapist, Naturopath, Osteopath, Physiotherapist, Podiatrist, Speech Language Pathologist

Combined maximum of $1,000 per benefit year for all practitioners (except psychologist)

· Psychological Services

$1,000/benefit year

Nursing Services

$25,000/three benefit years

Orthopedic Shoes

$150/benefit year


$150/benefit year

Hearing Aids

$600/five benefit years

Orthopedic Brassieres

Two per benefit year


$300/benefit year

Overall Maximum


* The per prescription deductible also applies to certain non-prescription items covered under the Drug Benefit.

Dental Care Coverage


$50 Single / $75 Family*


· Diagnostic/Preventive


· Restorative


· Orthodontic


· Periodontic


· Denture


· Bridge


· Crown


· Endodontic



$1,300 per benefit year for all expenses combined except for Orthodontic – $3,000 lifetime for Orthodontic (Dependent children only)

* The deductible does not apply to Orthodontic services

Life Insurance Benefit amount

Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) Supplementary Death

Two times annual earnings
Reduces by 10% every year starting at age 66

* Special eligibility requirements in effect. Please go to http://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/pensions/survivor-survivant-eng.asp for further information.

Long Term Disability (LTD) Benefit amount


Effective starting after 13 consecutive weeks of disability, or expiry of accumulated Sick Leave benefits (whichever is later)
70% of monthly earnings.
Maximum monthly benefit is the lesser of $11,000 or 85% of your gross pre-disability monthly income

Competitive pay

Along with other benefits and the flexibility to achieve work-life balance, we offer our employees competitive salaries.

Extended health and dental

We offer our employees extended health and dental plans.

  • Extended Health Care Plan – single/dependents
  • Dental Plan – single/dependents
  • Death Benefit – Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) Supplementary Death Benefit
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)

Pension plan

As a Yukon government employee, you’ll be a member of the Federal Government of Canada’s Public Service Pension Plan.

Relocation expenses

In some situations, new employees may be eligible for reimbursement of expenses to cover certain costs related to moving to a Yukon community to work for the Yukon government.


Leave options for vacation, education, new families and unexpected events

All employees start with four weeks of paid vacation. Long-serving employees receive up to eight weeks of paid vacation.

On top of vacation leave, there are various other paid and unpaid leave options available:

  • Education leave
  • Maternity leave
  • Paternity leave
  • Parental leave
  • Adoption leave
  • Personal Needs leave
  • Sick leave
  • Special leave
  • Leave of Absence Without Pay
  • Long Service Leave

Deferred leave

Bank a portion of your salary and take long term leave

The Yukon government’s Deferred Salary Leave Plan provides eligible employees the opportunity to finance a leave of absence without pay by deferring portions of their gross annual salary to the year of leave. Employees can take three months leave for educational purposes or between 6 and 12 months leave for personal purposes.

Travel Bonus

Bonus to help cover travel costs

To help offset the cost of travel to and from the territory, eligible employees receive an annual subsidy of $2,242. Employees become eligible for the “Yukon bonus” after the first two years of continuous service and every year thereafter on the continuous service date. The full amount is paid to full-time employees and pro-rated for part-time employees.

Student Loan Forgiveness

New grads are eligible to have their student loans forgiven up to $4000 per year, for a maximum of $20,000.

Call our “Yukon recruitment team”

416-237-1500 | 1-866-598-1500 | yukon@hrassociates.ca