George Jeffrey Children’s Centre is a paediatric health facility in Thunder Bay, Ontario providing occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech-language pathology, social work and recreation services to children and youth with physical, communication and developmental needs.
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST – FULL-TIME, 35 hours/week
George Jeffrey Children’s Centre is seeking an occupational therapist to work with children from infancy to 19 years of age. Working with a collaborative multi-disciplinary team, responsibilities include assessment, development and monitoring of treatment programs, consultation with parents/caregivers and other service providers, and assistance with resource needs. Some travel within Northern Ontario and catchment area may be required.
To be considered for this position, candidates should meet the following criteria: • Registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario • Demonstrated understanding of rehabilitation services within the paediatric service sector • Proven ability to work effectively as part of an inter-disciplinary team • Ability to collaborate with service partners, families and caregivers and other stakeholders • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Creativity and flexibility • Valid Ontario Driver’s Licence and access to a personal vehicle Awareness and experience working with Aboriginal peoples and communities is considered an asset. Bilingualism English/French is considered an asset.
Take advantage of this unique opportunity to enrich children’s lives, while enhancing your professional and personal growth in our team-based environment. Passion for providing the best possible standard of care, understanding of paediatric rehabilitation services, and exceptional people skills are key to succeeding in this role. We encourage applications from qualified candidates, who share our vision of enriching children’s lives.
This opportunity will remain posted until filled. Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume with covering letter to:
Stacy Greenwood, Human Resources Manager
George Jeffrey Children’s Centre
200 Brock Street East
Thunder Bay ON, P7E 0A2
Learn more at www.georgejeffrey.com
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