Occupational Therapist | Assertive Community Treatment Team

Position Summary

We have a permanent, full time opening with the Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT). Schedule is Monday to Friday (08:30 to 16:30 hours). Occasional weekend on-call shifts as required. Local travel is required within this role in the surrounding area. Access to personal vehicle will be required; a valid Driver’s License is necessary.

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, and extensive extended health plan. Relocation Allowance package may be offered with position.

The ACT team are an established way of working with clients in the community with complex medical, psychiatric and social care needs, who may have difficulty accessing community mental health services. ACT services are delivered by a group of multidisciplinary mental health staff who work as a team to provide the majority of the treatment, rehabilitation, and support services clients need to achieve their goal. The team goal is to lessen or eliminate the mental health problems clients’ experience and to minimize or prevent acute episodes.

We will provide you with an orientation customized to meet your needs, and immediate support and access from excellent colleagues and the Occupational Therapy Professional Practice Leader. Library Services to support patient care, education and research are available. Educational opportunities, such as iLearns, in-house services, project assignments, etc.

This position is suitable for a new grad or a seasoned therapist. We are seeking an Occupational Therapist who works well within the team but also able to work independently with good people and communication skills. Ability to coach and educate clients. Willing to learn new skills.

BC’s smaller urban cities offer natural beauty, access to backcountry adventures, community connections, peace of mind, and a quieter way of life. Experience the satisfaction that comes from working and living in a smaller city.

Qualifications

• Graduation from a recognized occupational therapy program.
• Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).
• Valid BC Driver’s license.

Comments

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 AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca 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.

Competition #:

01724488

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

LANSDOWNE CENTRE

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

KAM MH OT (ACT)

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$35.98 - $44.79

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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