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Website Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca

JOB POSTING #1775-22

 

POSITION:

Occupational Therapist – 2 positions

 

LOCATION:

Adult Services (1 position):  Site flexible (Northern Ontario).  This position may require travel throughout multiple Northern communities (with greater frequency in the Muskoka, Parry Sound, Nipissing, and Greater Sudbury regions)

 

Autism and Behavioural Services (1 position):  North Bay, Bracebridge, Parry Sound, or Timmins ON

 

HOURS OF WORK:

 

Permanent full-time (35 hours per week)

 

HOURLY RATE:

 

Minimum $34.82 to maximum $44.44 per hour; salary commensurate with education and experience

 

CLOSING DATE:

 

This posting will remain open until the positions have been filled

 

ABOUT US:

 

Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca is working to create a better day today and tomorrow for our clients, families, and communities. We are dedicated to improving the life experiences of families, children, youth and adults with mental health concerns or a developmental disability, by providing them with help and support in facing and working through social, emotional, behavioural, physical, and developmental difficulties.

Our professional team helps more than 11,000 individuals in North Bay, Nipissing, Muskoka, Parry Sound, Timmins, and Northern Ontario each year. We provide quality clinical, navigation and professional support in the areas of autism, behavioural, developmental, mental health, and rehabilitative services.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Occupational Therapist provides direct services to clients including, but not limited to the assessment and intervention of physical, affective, cognitive, and perceptual status as well as social and environmental factors with specific regard to their impact on functional abilities.  The Occupational Therapist also provides clinical supervision while working within the parameters of the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

·         Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy

·         Member of the College of Occupational Therapists

·         Minimum one (1) year direct or two (2) years of related experience

·         Knowledge of Youth and Adults with developmental disabilities and/or mental health needs is a strong asset

·         Working knowledge of the health and social service sector is considered a strong asset

·         Proficiency with Microsoft 365 systems

·         Experience with video conferencing tools

·         Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team

·         Demonstrated commitment to workplace health and safety, with a willingness to contribute and lead in the culture of safety and prevention of adverse health events for clients and their families/caregivers, colleagues, other community members and yourself

·         Demonstrates professionalism in dealing with highly confidential information and situations

·         Successful applicants will be required to provide:

o       Proof of eligibility to work in Canada

o      A valid Ontario driver’s licence and use of a reliable motor vehicle; insurability on Agency vehicle insurance policy

o       Clear Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search

·         Preference will be given to bilingual (French/English) candidates

 

As a condition of employment, successful candidates are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Hands will engage in reasonable workplace accommodation, short of undue hardship, for any successful candidate who has a documented exemption under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hands’ COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and associated Procedures can be found on our website:   https://thefamilyhelpnetwork.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/COVID-19-Vaccination-Policy-and-Procedures-EN-R-10.20.21.pdf

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

 

Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity, dignity and worth of every individual in the workplace. Hands offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by Hands regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation.

 

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Please forward your resume and cover letter, quoting competition #1775-22, to:

 

Human Resources Department

Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca

391 Oak Street East

North Bay, Ontario P1B 1A3

resumes@handstfhn.ca

To apply for this job email your details to resumes@handstfhn.ca

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