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FIREFLY

Occupational Therapist

CYDS – Kenora, Ontario
Department CYDS
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation Salary is dependent upon education and experience. FIREFLY offers a comprehensive benefits package include membership in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)

 FIREFLY is seeking two (2) full time Occupational Therapists to provide service in the Kenora District; the position will be located in our Kenora office.   Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the Occupational Therapist will engage in the screening, assessment, interpretation and rehabilitation of infants, children and youth with occupational performance issues such as sensory processing issues and fine motor difficulties. Duties will include caseload management, assessment, treatment planning, consultation, caregiver (home & school) training, and acting as a resource for other FIREFLY staff and community agencies as well as attending unit and service meetings.  Additional opportunities can be considered based on experience and interest.  You will work with a dynamic multi-disciplinary team.  Travel to outlying areas within the Kenora District will be required.  Occupational Therapists will have access to a mentor within the Agency.

Qualifications:

  • Masters or Bachelor Degree in Occupational Therapy

  • Registration with the College of Occupational Therapy in Ontario

  • Previous experience in a pediatric setting will be considered an asset

  • Sound knowledge of normal/abnormal child development

  • Understanding of the Ojibway Culture, First Nation Communities and language is a definite asset.

  • Ability to use a wide range of assessment tools

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of occupational therapy techniques

  • Ability to work creatively with clients both individually and in group settings

  • Sensitivity to the needs of parents/caregivers and the ability to support and involve them in programming

  • Computer literate with experience in electronic client file entry

  • Valid driver’s license in good standing

  • Current clear Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check is required

  • Fluency in French would be an asset

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  • Location
    Kenora, Ontario
  • Department
    CYDS
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    Salary is dependent upon education and experience. FIREFLY offers a comprehensive benefits package include membership in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
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