Government of Yukon -> Health & Social Services –  Extended/Complex Care CRP, Therapies

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Requisition: #15760

Salary: $76,809 - $88,676 per annum

Closing date: August 2, 2019

This posting is to fill permanent Full-time positions working 75 hours bi-weekly

This competition will also be used to fill other vacancies – Permanent part-time and Term Positions. All positions are based out of Community Care and provide services to Residents/Clients in their homes, no matter whether their homes are in a Long-Term Care home, or in a house or apartment.

Your role

We are looking for a dynamic individual to provide clinical care services for residents/clients (Long-Term Care and Home Care) with physical, cognitive, social and/or emotional impairments.

As an Occupational Therapist, you will be responsible for providing direct care and consultations to enhance, maintain, improve or restore the ability to participate in meaningful self-care, leisure, and productive activities. You will plan, direct, deliver, and evaluate services through direct assessment, interventions, consultations, and assignment of task components to Therapy Assistants. This Occupational Therapist position also involves providing training to Continuing Care staff.

Who we are

Yukon’s Department of Health and Social Services aims to promote, protect, and enhance the well-being of Yukon people through a continuum of quality, accessible, and appropriate health and social services.

Continuing Care’s philosophy is “Every action and decision performed by this position is founded on respect for the residents, for the promotion of their dignity, individual freedom, choice and lifestyle, and meaningful quality living.”


For more information about this position, please contact: Heidi Croucher, Supervisor, Interdisciplinary Teams, at (867) 332-3240 or

For information about our generous benefit package or about applying to a Health and Social Services competition, please contact: Ann Caron, Human Resources Consultant, at (867) 667-8423 or  

Please do not email resumes to either of these addresses; resumes may only be accepted through E-Recruitment.

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Essential Qualifications

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy;
  • Experience as an Occupational Therapist providing assessments and treatments in a community environment and a long-term care setting, an asset; and
  • Experience supervising support staff, an asset.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

  • Strong assessment skills;
  • Ability to develop, implement and evaluate individual and group programs;
  • Excellent interpersonal, conflict management and communication skills;
  • Ability to supervise, and provide leadership for, support staff;
  • Ability to work independently and within a team setting;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to manage a diverse caseload; and
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment with an emphasis on Yukon First Nations culture.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Current registration with a Canadian occupational regulatory body;
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence;
  • WHMIS 2015;
  • RCMP security clearance with Vulnerable Sector;
  • CPR level C (within the last 18 months); and
  • TB screening.

Job Requirement:

  • Travel within the territory.

Learn more about us!

Yukon government has been selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers since 2014!

To learn more about what Yukon has to offer, check out these links:

We are the Yukon public service. Every day, we come together to serve the people who live here, and to make a difference in so many ways—from simple to extraordinary and everything in between. Here, you will find the diverse opportunities you desire to develop your career while enjoying a warm sense of community and vibrant artistic, cultural and recreational amenities, all set in a spectacular natural environment.

How to Apply

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