Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist

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Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist

Sun Pointe Village | Kelowna | Part-Time

About You

You have a deep and unwavering dedication to the well-being of those under your care. People are impressed by your patience and understanding, which create a strong sense of comfort and trust among those you support. Your ability to explain complex ideas in a way that everyone can understand makes you a valuable resource, effortlessly breaking down barriers and ensuring that everyone grasps the information you provide. Many individuals have praised your genuine attentiveness to their concerns, recognizing that you value their perspectives and take them seriously. During your therapeutic sessions, characterized by a serene and gentle atmosphere, you are determined to guide your residents through challenges and setbacks. Your unwavering commitment to their well-being is a driving force, as you consistently provide support and encouragement throughout their journey, regardless of the obstacles they face. Your previous experience in gerontology has provided you with valuable insights into the unique needs and considerations of elderly individuals. In addition to your exceptional qualities, you hold a degree in Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy and are registered with a governing body in British Columbia or its equivalent.

About The Role

Your responsibility will be to meet the needs of the residents by conducting initial assessments, consultations, and making recommendations regarding their physical and functional abilities. You will play a crucial role in contributing to the Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Program, actively participating as a member of the OHS Team. This involves reviewing team member injuries, identifying incident trends, and providing input to help identify and reduce risks. Additionally, you will be responsible for providing education to our teams, ensuring they are equipped to better serve our residents while maintaining the safety of our team members.  You'll be an ambassador for Baptist Housing by consistently working in alignment with our values. This position is for a permanent part-time role, requiring 25 hours of work per week.

About Us

Baptist Housing provides enhanced living communities and exceptional care to almost 2000 seniors in British Columbia. We provide long term care, assisted living, supportive housing, home support and adult day programs in our communities in Kelowna, Vancouver and Victoria. We serve through a culture of caring where we put the wellness of our residents first. We live out a Servant Leadership model that collaborates in teams and builds strong relationships while exemplifying Christ-like values. We put the wellness of our residents first, in a person-centered approach. We're a committed group of people who bring their whole selves to work, and we're also FUN! We take what we do seriously, but not ourselves. We're affiliated with the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches Pacific.

Your Work Location

Located along the beautiful shores of Okanagan Lake, in the heart of the stunning Okanagan Valley, Kelowna is an inviting community in which to live and work. Our Sun Pointe Village community is located at 700 Rutland Road on the northeast edge of the city's core.

What You Receive

A supportive and collaborative work environment with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

How To Apply

Please provide a resume and cover letter to careers.kelowna@baptishousing.org with "Occupational Therapist" in the subject line. In your cover letter, please explain why you believe you are the right person to work in this role at our Sun Pointe Village community. We welcome your questions about this opportunity at the same email address. If selected, you would consent to a Criminal Record Check (CRC) for working with Vulnerable Adults and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. We will contact only those candidates who have been shortlisted for an interview. We will continue to accept applications until the best candidate is selected. We appreciate your interest in working with Baptist Housing.