Interior Health’s Kamloops Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Community Services based in Lansdowne Centre, has an immediate relief, part-time (0.50 FTE) opening.
Kamloops MHSU and partner agencies provide a range of mental health and substance use services for all ages striving to ensure that services are welcoming of all peoples, gender identities, cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds. Occupational Therapists provide services to different MHSU programs such as Seniors Mental Health, Counselling, PSR, and Complex Care Housing. As the Occupational Therapist position you will work within MHSU completing in-clinic as well as community visits.
It is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the organization and the overall goals of the MHSU services team and provide work direction to the rehabilitation assistants working with the team in regard to transfer of function.
This position is to provide coverage until March 2024, or the return of incumbent. Local travel is required in this role within the surrounding area. Access to personal vehicle will be required. This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health. Hourly rate of pay will be determined by relative and recent prior work experience.
If you are passionate about working in a fast-paced, exciting MHSU environment as part of a multidisciplinary team, this may be the opportunity for you!
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
• Continuing education opportunities
• Access to our in-house learning and development centre
• Job stability and generous vacation entitlement
• 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 Kamloops, B.C.! 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.
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.