Rehabilitation Assistant

Position Summary

Swan Valley Lodge (SVL), located in Creston, B.C., has an immediate relief, part-time (0.77 FTE) Rehabilitation Assistant opening. This position will provide coverage until return of incumbent.

What We Offer:
• Effective April 2024 hourly rate of pay $30.96.
• Financial moving support for eligible positions
• Strong employee benefit package
• Defined Pension Plan
• Mentorship to help orientate, navigate and thrive in your new role
• Diversity and inclusion ~ bring your whole self to work
• Focus on safety and employee wellness
• Time is best spent in the service of clients

Swan Valley Lodge provides residents with a peaceful and tranquil setting to call home. The spacious and well-appointed accommodations are designed to promote independence and dignity while ensuring the safety and well-being of residents. Swan Valley Lodge is deeply rooted in the Creston community, collaborating with local healthcare providers and support services to ensure that residents receive comprehensive care that addresses their physical, emotional, and social needs. With its commitment to excellence and dedication to enriching the lives of seniors, Swan Valley Lodge stands as a trusted and cherished resource for the elderly population of Creston and surrounding areas.

Rehabilitation Assistants play a crucial part in carrying out rehabilitative treatment plans and programs and assisting therapists in monitoring and evaluating patients/residents’ progression. Operating within a client-centered approach and as an essential member of the rehabilitation team, you make a substantial contribution to the impact on progression of patient/resident needs and their rehabilitation journey.

Within this role, a Rehabilitation Assistant:
• Is encouraged to work at top of scope.
• Engages patients with regular therapeutic interventions.
• Has a huge impact on progression of patient needs and their rehab journey.
• Is an intrical member of the rehabilitation team.
• Is relied on to be the eyes and ears of the rehab team.

About this location | Nestled in the picturesque Kootenay region of British Columbia, Creston exudes small-town charm and natural beauty, offering residents a tranquil lifestyle amidst stunning mountain vistas and fertile valleys. Summers in Creston are mild and pleasant, with temperatures averaging around 25°C (77°F). Winters bring a sprinkle of snow, transforming Creston into a winter wonderland with temperatures hovering around -5°C (23°F), ideal for skiing, snowshoeing, and ice skating adventures in the nearby mountains and lakes.

Creston is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a wealth of recreational activities year-round. With its idyllic setting, strong sense of community, and abundance of recreational opportunities, Creston offers a truly captivating lifestyle in the heart of the Kootenay region.


• Completion of a recognized Rehabilitation Assistant Program, or an internationally educated therapist who has the equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Valid Driver’s License is required.


This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

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