Employment - Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist

Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist

City Homemakers Service Society


Weekdays Weekends Evenings


Major Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates client abilities assessment
  • Develops injury prevention strategies including recommendations for equipment and other programs
  • Completes mobility assessments and follow up
  • Provides support to program area managers and staff as a content expert


  • Provides resources to support Agency Director including evidence-based reports and injury analysis reports
  • Completes assessments in client homes and provides recommendations
  • Collaborates with outside partners as needed to support employee health (i.e., maintains contact with vendors and PT/OTs in community)
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates education and awareness programs such as injury prevention
  • Liaises with Aware NS, WCB, and other health and safety organizations
  • Provides advice to managers regarding disability management and occupational health and safety concerns
  • Participates as a member of committees as needed


  • Bachelor's or master's degree in Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy
  • Current member in good standing with relevant professional college
  • Annual CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Three to Five years of relevant work experience (an asset)
  • Experience in disability management preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Works in accordance with Provincial Acts and other legislation including OH&S, WCB Act and Human Rights
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships both internally and externally
  • Knowledge of the following: Safe Client Handling and Mobility, Risk Management Procedures, Provincial Acts and Legislation, Safe Client Handling Tools, and Equipment
  • Strong Verbal, written communication, and assessment skills
  • Adult education experience (an asset)
  • Ability to meet expectations of regular and consistent attendance within corporate standard of 4%
  • Ability to demonstrate safe work practices and lift up-to 35 lbs.
  • Ability to travel within the Eastern zone and work outside of regular business hours on occasion
  • Valid Driver's License with appropriate insurance
  • Current criminal record check
How To Apply

City Homemakers Service Society will be accepting applications for this position via email. Please follow the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Please forward your resume and cover letter to:

Email: city.homemakers@ns.sympatico.ca

Or in person at: 43 Cossitt Heights Drive, Unit 3. Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 7B4 

Email Address: city.homemakers@ns.sympatico.ca Apply here

Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
Opportunity Information
City Homemakers Service Society
NOC Code
Experience Required
An Asset
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined (Negotiable)
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
December 12th 2022
End Date
Posted on
December 9th 2022
February 7th 2023