Community Rehabilitation Assistant

Interior Health
Posted 17 days ago
Trail,
$27.76 - $30.06 per hour
Part Time

Job Description

Kiro Wellness Centre (KWC), located in Trail, B.C., has an immediate relief, part-time (0.90 FTE) Community Rehabilitation Assistant opening. This position will provide coverage until October 2024, or the return of incumbent.

Effective April 2024 hourly rates of pay $29.38 to $30.96.

What We Offer:
• Financial moving support for eligible positions
• Strong employee benefit package
• Defined Pension Plan
• Mentorship to help orientate, navigate and thrive in your new role
• Diversity and inclusion ~ bring your whole self to work
• Focus on safety and employee wellness
• Time is best spent in the service of clients

Community Rehabilitation Assistants play a pivotal role within our interdisciplinary team, implementing our established Home Health and Community Care Rehabilitation Programs. Operating within a client-centered framework, you’ll be responsible supporting adults with a variety of physical disabilities, assisting with activities of daily living, and implementing group and individual programs in clients’ homes and in community sites. Your duties are intended to allow clients to maximize their functional ability, remain at home and engage in meaningful activity.

Days of work are Mondays through Thursdays and every other Friday; shift times 08:30 to 16:30 hours. Local travel is required within this role in the surrounding area. Access to personal vehicle will be required; a valid Driver’s License is necessary.

Rehabilitation Assistants take clinical direction from either a physical therapist or an occupational therapist. Within this role, a Rehabilitation Assistant:
• Is encouraged to work at top of scope.
• Engages clients with regular therapeutic interventions.
• Has a huge impact on progression of client needs and their rehab journey.
• Is an intrical member of the rehabilitation team.
• Is relied on to be the eyes and ears of the rehabilitation team.

About this location | Trail is situated on the Columbia River in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia. It is a special place with affordable real estate, outstanding recreational facilities and an abundance of outdoor activities. Breathtaking vistas, an active arts and culture community, and a variety of service clubs and organizations make Trail one of the most desirable communities in the Kootenay Boundary region.

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Qualifications

• Completion of a recognized Rehabilitation Assistant Program, or an internationally educated therapist who has the equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Valid Driver’s License is required.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

Additional Info

Competition #:  02008607
Employee Type:  RELIEF PART TIME (0.90 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:  BCGEU
Facility:  KIRO WELLNESS CENTRE
Location:  Trail
Department:  TRC OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Reports To:  PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER
Hourly Wage:  $27.76 – $30.06
Close Date:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED
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