Employment - Occupational Therapist (OT) - Full Time / Permanent

Occupational Therapist (OT) - Full Time / Permanent

Northside Community Guest Home

Full-Time Permanent Union



We are looking for an Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic team in Northside Community Guest Home.

As an Occupational Therapist, you will work closely with clients, families, caregivers, and a multidisciplinary healthcare team to help restore and maintain their optimal level of function in self-care, productivity, and leisure.


  • Collaborate with clients, families, and caregivers to provide consultation, assessment, treatment, evaluation, and follow-up services in our long-term care facility.
  • Manage a busy caseload independently, establish individualized treatment plans, and use clinical judgment and decision-making skills to prioritize issues on a daily basis
  • Develop goals and treatment plans that are personalized and centered around the client's unique needs
  • Educate and support clients, families, and continuing care assistants on occupational therapy strategies and techniques
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures of the Northside Community Guest Home and maintain professional standards set by the Nova Scotia College of Occupational Therapists
  • Foster a culture of respect, safety, ethical practices, cultural awareness, and organizational health
  • Master's or Bachelor of Science or equivalent in Occupational Therapy
  • Licensure with the provincial regulatory body, the College of Occupational Therapists of Nova Scotia, is mandatory
  • BLS-C certification
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to connect with patients/clients, families, healthcare providers, and staff
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, effectively plan, organize, and supervise
  • Flexibility and adaptability to the changing needs of the service and the program/facility

Work With Us

We offer a signing bonus, competitive salary, and benefits package, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth within the organization.

If you're passionate about helping people achieve their optimal level of function and thrive in a modern, collaborative, and supportive environment, we encourage you to apply now.

How To Apply

Northside Community Guest Home will be accepting applications for this position via email. Please follow the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

If you meet these qualifications and requirements, please submit your resume at careers@nsguesthome.com for consideration and be a part of a great team with fantastic culture.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Email Address: careers@nsguesthome.com 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
North Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
Opportunity Information
Northside Community Guest Home
NOC Code
Occupational therapists (31203)
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined
To be Determined
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
End Date
Posted on
September 5th 2023
October 1st 2023