Manitoba Families, Manitoba Developmental Centre, Portage La Prairie, MB
Advertisement Number: 33753
Salary Range: $62,148 - $72,267 annually
Closing Date: March 5, 2018

Consider this excellent opportunity with the Manitoba government at the Manitoba Developmental Centre (MDC), located 45 minutes west of Winnipeg in the City of Portage la Prairie. The Manitoba Developmental Centre (MDC) is an accredited residential facility providing specialized care, supervision and developmental habilitation for adults with intellectual disabilities. On-site interdisciplinary teams provide a wide range of services to residents to ensure that every individual's needs are met and that his/her quality of life is enhanced. The Manitoba government has a comprehensive benefits package which includes extended health, health spending, dental, vision, long term disability, supportive employment, maternity and parental leave, and a defined pension plan.

  • Experience working in occupational therapy, with direct involvement in providing occupational therapist / therapy services for persons with intellectual disabilities.
  • Experience assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient-centered occupational therapy programs.
  • Knowledge of best practice standards and patient safety in the application of occupational therapy.
Conditions of Employment:
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Search.
  • Satisfactory Child and Adult Abuse Registry Checks.
  • Registered in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Manitoba (COTM) as a practicing or provisional member, or registered in another province with the ability to obtain registration in Manitoba prior to hire. Where the candidate is provisionally registered as an examination candidate, to maintain employment with the Centre, he/she must pass the examination required by COTM during the next available exam offering.
The occupational therapist is responsible for assessment, co-ordination, clinical supervision and evaluation of services, which focus on providing interactive occupational and/or developmental activities for recipients. The incumbent will ensure that therapeutic interventions delegated to service providers/support networks is consistent with professional standards of Occupational Therapy practice. This position involves participation in the Centre's Performance and Quality Improvement Program and the Accreditation process and makes recommendations to improve the structure and process of the program service delivery model.

For a complete description of qualifications, duties and conditions of employment, please visit our website at

Advertisement #33753
Manitoba Civil Service Commission
Human Resource Services
608-330 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MGB R3C 0C4
Phone: 204-945-4394
Fax: 204-948-2193

Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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