Physiotherapist

Niagara Children's Centre

Who Are We?

Niagara Children’s Centre is recognized throughout the Niagara Region as the provider of rehabilitation and support services to over 5,800 children and youth with physical, developmental and communicative delays and disabilities each year. Core services include physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language services, augmentative and alternative communication, family services and therapeutic recreation.

Our family centred programs aim at helping each child achieve their own unique potential within their home, school and in the community.



Why join Niagara Children’s Centre

Feel the difference of a career at Niagara Children’s Centre. From your first day, you’ll feel the support of the welcoming atmosphere where staff respect and care about each other.

Working at Niagara Children’s Centre means you’ll feel the impact of your knowledge and expertise firsthand as you develop lasting relationships with our families, parents/caregivers. We host a variety of social activities and recognition events to ensure our staff feel loved and our competitive salary, benefits and opportunities for personal development ensure you’ll feel supported throughout your career.



If that’s not enough, what about:

Employee Recognition by celebrating each other regularly
Employee Wellbeing initiatives and program
Social events throughout the year, it’s not just all work!
Invest in your future with a pension plan from HOOPP
Inclusive environment that allows everyone to feel welcomed and part of a dedicated team
Constant Professional Development to strengthen your skills to be the best clinician you can be
Work life balance with flexible schedules, summer hours, centre closure days, personal days, paid vacation, paid sick days, etc.


Niagara Children’s Centre is hiring for a:


PHYSIOTHERAPIST (1.0 FTE)


A Physiotherapist works to evaluate, restore and maintain physical functions of clients with a goal towards increased participation and quality of life.

This process includes assessment, goal setting, treatment planning, and implementation of treatment in a direct, indirect or consultative manner, as indicated, until discharge/transition to school.

A complete job description can be found at


To be considered, candidates will possess the following qualifications & skills:

Registration and membership in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
Post-secondary degree in physiotherapy
Sound understanding of physiotherapy amongst children and youth
Ability to identify goals and establish appropriate treatment plans to achieve said goals with children, youth, families and other care providers both in-person and virtually through telepracticing
Effectively educate children/youth, families and other care providers related to their specific needs, utilizing a variety of strategies and through a variety of mediums (group, individual, lectures, online, etc.)
Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team
Bilingualism considered an asset
Current CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) certifications
Access to a vehicle and possession of a driver’s license valid in Ontario



This position is a member of the bargaining unit which is represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, and as such will be bound under the terms of the collective agreement.

We thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



_Niagara Children’s Centre is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for all stakeholders including our clients, employees, job applicants, visitors, and any other individual who enters our Centre or access our information. As an organization, we respect and uphold the requirements set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Customer Service Standard, and the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulations.

If you require an accommodation(s) during the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources._

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


Benefits:
Casual dress
Company pension
Dental care
Disability insurance
Employee assistance program
Extended health care
Flexible schedule
Life insurance
On-site parking
Vision care
Schedule:
Monday to Friday

Application question(s):
Do you currently require sponsorship to work in Canada?
Have you been convicted of a criminal offence for which a pardon has not been granted?
This position requires some travel in the Niagara Region, will you be able to travel?


Licence/Certification:
registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario (required)

Work Location: In person