Occupational Therapist | Youth Intensive Care Management

Position Summary

Interior Health’s Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) team has an immediate permanent, full time opening.

This position is part of the Youth Intensive Case Management (ICM) Team. It is an interdisciplinary team that supports youth ages 12 to 24 who have significant substance use and mental health needs. The team provides outreach and case management supports and works out of the Kelowna Foundry. This community based service offers low barrier outreach services to meet youth where they are at, without judgement. The Youth ICM team works with clients to meet immediate needs and connect youth with supports and services to improve health and meet wellness goals.

The Occupational Therapist (OT) will be supporting the Interior Health based team, in addition to some support for Kelowna’s Foundry. The role will include occupational therapy formal and functional assessment, early intervention, activation and case management with an OT lens. Days of Work follow a rotational schedule where four Saturdays are worked in ten. 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.

Professional Occupational Therapy practice is supported at multiple levels, including the Youth Team and the Occupational Therapy Professional Practice Leader, with operational oversight from an Allied Health Manager. Mentoring and mentee opportunities abound as you are surrounded by other Occupational Therapists of various backgrounds, skills and experience.

Reasons to join Interior Health:
• General salary increases over the next 3 years
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary
• Relocation Allowance
• Comprehensive employer-paid benefits package, including generous vacation entitlement
• Continuing education opportunities
• Access to our in-house learning and development centre
• Job stability
• Team environment
• Employee Health and Wellness programs
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization in different areas of practice

Join us in Kelowna B.C.! Apply today! Explore your potential while enjoying work-life balance at shift’s end.


• Graduation from a recognized occupational therapy program.
• Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC). Eligible for membership in the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists or British Columbia Society of Occupational Therapists.
• Valid BC Driver’s license.

We welcome upcoming MSc OT grads and OTs eligible for College registration transfer to apply!


Effective April 2023 hourly rates of pay: $40.84 to $50.80

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.

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