Job Posting 64573

Occupational Therapist
Community Living British Columbia
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Coquitlam, BC, CAN V3C 4J2
closes in 73 days (Mon, 30 Nov)
full time - term / contract  •  Starts at $35.73 per hour, plus a 9.9% market adjustment bi-weekly

If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute your experience, knowledge, and passion in a meaningful way, CLBC is the place for you!

Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) is a crown corporation responsible for arranging supports and services for adults with developmental disabilities and their families.  CLBC staff strive to advance the vision 'Lives filled with possibilities in welcoming communities'. More than just a job, CLBC is about compassion, commitment, contribution, collaboration and community.

The Provincial Assessment Centre (PAC) is the designated tertiary care mental health service for individuals aged 14 years and older who have a developmental disability and a concurrent mental illness or behavioural concern.  PAC provides multi-disciplinary and specialized inpatient assessment and treatment for dually diagnosed individuals.  Our team includes physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, art therapists, behavioural consultant, psychologist, social worker, dietician, mental health support workers, plus a dedicated administration and support services team. 

 

The Role:

As an Occupational Therapist at CLBC, you will use in-depth knowledge of biological, developmental, behavioural, psycho-social and occupational sciences to provide multi-dimensional and expanded assessments and interventions. This includes

  • Individual assessment in several areas, including global occupational performance (functional assessment)
  • Specific occupational performance assessment
  • Specific performance components assessment
  • Aids and adaptation assessment
  • Sensory assessment and, dysphasia/swallowing assessment. 

You will analyze occupation and plan the appropriate interventions and programs, as well as collaborate with and consults to caregivers/community supports.

 

A successful Occupational Therapist must have abilities and skills to work closely and collaboratively with individuals, other team members, family, caregivers, CLBC contracted agencies, as well as community, school, vocational, and recreational resources. This role may require occasional heavy physical effort to assist patients with limited mobility, including transfers. You must be prepared to interact with unpredictable, aggressive, and acting out behaviours from individuals.

 

Qualifications:

  • Current registration as an Occupational Therapist in the Province of BC.

  • Training and demonstrated effective competencies in the areas of mental health and cognitive disorders, mental health practice, concepts of health and healing, and therapeutic relationships in mental health. 

Transportation:
Use of own vehicle required, on expenses. Must be able to drive in winter conditions, throughout BC. Possession of a valid class 5 drivers license. Transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of CLBC. 

 

Single site order: In accordance with direction from the Provincial Health Officer during the COVID-19 pandemic, you are required to work solely at the Provincial Assessment Centre.

 

Additional Info:

This is an auxiliary position.  Please note: auxiliaries may be hired for project work, or to cover vacancies or leaves of varying lengths.
Term/Status: Temporary - Anticipated 70 hours bi-weekly from August 2020 to March 31, 2020

 

Apply now! Submit a resume and cover letter through our online application system to the attention of Jaimie Willows. Resumes received by other methods will not be considered.

 

Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check (Criminal Records Review Act).

Note: An eligibility list for internal candidates may be established. This list is shared with the Labour Management Committee.

Community Living BC is an equal opportunity employer.



For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://communitylivingbc.prevueaps.ca/jobs/11344-10479.html

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