• Region: Ottawa Region
  • Categories: Community Care
  • Type: Full-time
“A rewarding career in caring starts here”

Posting Date: November 6, 2023

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The Opportunity:

The Physiotherapist is responsible for the assessment, treatment, consultation and counselling to clients and their families in the community by: restoring movement/function and pain management; developing personalized exercise programs to develop/restore range of motion, strength, endurance, flexibility and balance; administering chest and cardiac rehabilitation treatments; administering modalities; and prescribing/training clients to use mobility aids, adaptive devices, transfer aids and other equipment.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Assess and treat clients with a wide range of acute and chronic conditions
  • Test and measure the functioning of the musculoskeletal, neurological, pulmonary and cardiovascular systems.
  • Establish a clinical diagnosis and care plan for the treatment of physical problems
  • Document and communicate care plan according to established guidelines and standards
  • Measure client’s/family’s progress towards goal achievement using objective measures,
  • Demonstrate evidence of consultation and negotiation with client/family during delivery of care
  • Provide client, family or support personnel with education and training to maximize physical abilities
  • Utilize adult learning principals and established teaching materials to educate clients and families
  • Identify and utilize appropriate tools and resources to deliver care and manage these responsibly.
  • Refer client/family to appropriate levels and type of care and community resources as needed
  • Promote client-directed care, self-care and independence

Qualifications include:

  • Registration with the College of Physiotherapy of Ontario
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and able to work independently.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong skills in critical thinking, decision making and analysis
  • The ability to work collaboratively with case managers, clients, families and other caregivers to provide service.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license, (G2 level) and use of a reliable vehicle.
  • 2-5 years Clinical practice experience preferred
  • ADP Authorizer preferred
  • Experience in community health an asset
  • Bilingualism (French/English) is considered an asset

What We Have to Offer You:

  • Rewarding pay, benefits, and pension program
  • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Work-life balance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Onboarding, education, professional training & staff development opportunities
  • A collaborative culture that supports making a difference in the lives of our clients

Who We Are:

Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees and an annual operating budget in excess of $65M. Carefor is unique in the region due to the comprehensive suite of services offered including professional services such as nursing, occupational therapy, social work, in-home physiotherapy and personal support services, as well as community support services such as meal delivery, non-urgent medical transportation, companion sitters, day programs, going home services, and homemaking. Carefor also owns and operates a number of residential care facilities offering retirement, respite, specialized supportive housing, and palliative care hospice services.

Carefor will only provide employment to those who can provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to Human Rights exemption.

Carefor values equity, diversity and inclusion in all its forms and recruits qualified individuals at all occupational levels that reflect the diversity of our clients and our community. We are committed to providing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and a work environment that supports our diverse workforce. If you require accommodations at any stage of the recruitment process, please let your recruiter know when contacted. All requests for accommodation will be considered in a fair and objective manner that will ensure applicants are treated with respect and dignity.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $37.03-$42.53 per hour

Schedule: 8 hour shift 

Ability to commute/relocate: Ottawa-Gatineau, ON, reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


Application question(s): 

  • Do you have a valid license with your provincial regulatory body?
  • Do you possess a reliable vehicle and valid drivers license?

 Work Location: In person


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