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Physiotherapy Assistant

Inverary Manor is a modern 71 Bed, Private Room, Long Term Care Home located in Inverness NS, along Cape Breton’s Musical Coast in the heart of Inverness County.   We are a Resident-Centred Community.  Our team cares for some of the most vulnerable people in society.  It’s important and meaningful work we do.

Currently we are seeking candidates interested in joining our team to fill an immediate opening for a Full Time Physiotherapy Assistant (PTA) (80hrs bi-weekly).  We offer an extensive orientation and benefits program, including HANS Medical and Dental and NSHEPP Pension.  Experienced candidates will be eligible for a $3,000.00 Relocation Bonus to be used toward relocation expenses.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma from accredited Occupational Assistant-Physiotherapy Assistant (OTA-PTA) program or equivalent
  • Ability to attend work on a regular and consistent basis
  • Solid communication, organization, and team building skills
  • Proven ability to collaborate in a multi-disciplinary work environment

Work Hours:

  • Position will be 8hrs daily, Monday-Friday, 80hrs bi-weekly under the direction of a Physiotherapist and/or Occupational Therapist and reporting to the In-Service Care Educator.
  • Schedule is subject to change as per operational requirements within the parameters of the collective agreement.

Compensation:

  • As outlined in the CUPE Collective Agreement. Classification: Physiotherapy Aide.

Under the direction of the Physiotherapist and/or Occupational Therapist, the Physiotherapy Assistant will deliver a customized physical activity program for each Resident in accordance with need and capability.  The incumbent of this position will also collaborate with the Director Recreation on the Physiotherapy plan and physical activity needs for each Resident to facilitate the implementation of recreation activities such as exercise classes for groups of Residents.

Specific responsibilities are in the position description.  For more information or to apply for the position, contact Leah Stewart RN, In-service Care Educator @ Lstewart@inverarymanor.com / T: 902-258-2842 Ext: 233.

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