Helping People Work. Helping People Live. Since 1993, Back in Motion Rehab Inc. (Back in Motion) has been dedicated to helping people overcome barriers and reach their full employment potential. We deliver flexible, accessible interdisciplinary rehabilitation, disability management and employment services that recognize the uniqueness of each person. Our credo is Helping People Work. Helping People Live.

Back in Motion's Head Injury Program is seeking a full-time permanent OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST to work in the Newton, Surrey clinic.

Work Schedule: Day Shifts, Monday to Friday, 37.5 hrs/week

Hourly Rate: $31.00-$40.94/hour (compensation will depend on experience)

Back in Motion’s Customized Head Injury Program (CHIP) is focused on helping clients to understand their injury, maximize their function, and return to work. The program is composed of interventions that address the following:
  • functional deficits resulting in challenges returning to work
  • vestibular injuries, imbalance, dizziness and motion sensitivity
  • physical impairments, fatigue, and pain as a result of neurological injury
  • cognitive deficits and behavioural/personality changes
  • emotional difficulties such as frustration, fear/anxiety, and mood changes
  • medical issues associated with the injury or illness, such as musculoskeletal, neurological, vestibular, and/or substance abuse
  • clients’ understanding of their head injury and the healing process
  • Services are available in Richmond and Surrey.

Clinical duties include evidence-based assessment and rehabilitation services for clients who have sustained concussion, head injury, and/or mental health conditions. The goal of rehabilitation is to support clients return to work through in clinic and workplace interventions. The position involves cognitive assessment and intervention to address memory and attention deficits, functional assessment, graded work simulation programs, group and individualized education, goal setting, liaison with employers , clients, and referral sources, return to work planning and monitoring, and job site visits/job coaching. The Occupational Therapist will work on a team that includes Physical Therapists, Neuropsychologists/Counselors, Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapists, Physicians, and Kinesiologists.

The successful candidate will have excellent clinical, interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to multi-task and prioritize with a focus on customer service; and an interest in concussion and active holistic rehabilitation. Back in Motion is looking for an energetic team player who is registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia, and ideally has 2 years of experience with head injured clients or other neurological conditions. Less than 2 years of experience will be considered for the right candidate. Interest in vocational rehabilitation and musculo-skeletal conditions is also an asset. In clinic training/mentorship and continuing education funding is provided.

We offer industry-competitive salary and benefits package to the successful candidate.

In addition, the successful candidate will work in an Employee Recognized Workplace and offer the following:
  • 4 weeks of paid vacation to start
  • Sick leave
  • Extended health and dental coverage
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Telecommuting option
  • 3 paid personal days off per year
  • 3 paid birth and adoption days off
  • 3 paid education days off per year
  • Education allowance
  • Maternity leave top-up
  • RRSP matching (after 5 years of employment, working at least 22.5 hours per week)
  • In-Services and other educational opportunities

We thank all applicants for your interest, however, only those who meet the above requirements will be contacted.

How to Apply:

If you’re interested in being considered please submit your resume and cover letter combined in one document (in Word or PDF format only) to the email below. Identify the posting you’re applying for by listing job title in the “Subject” line.


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We thank all interested applicants, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.


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