Occupational Therapist

The position of the Occupational Therapist is responsible for conducting and interpreting a variety of assessments of occupational performance in order to articulate the factors (i.e. person, environment, occupation) that impact the referred individual's functional performance in everyday activities. The Occupational Therapist provides consultation to individuals, families, and other support systems and develops recommendations for interventions targeted at enhancing the individual's occupational performance. Interventions may be focused on the person, environment, or occupation factors, or a combination of these factors, in order to optimize function, independence, and satisfaction.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy and current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • 5 years related experience
  • Knowledge of the needs and best practice service standards for persons with developmental disabilities
  • Well-developed support and interview skills to assist client facilitation
  • Ability to contribute effectively within an interdisciplinary team
  • Good interpersonal skills including the ability to build therapeutic rapport and trust
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to explain abstract concepts to clients and professionals of varied backgrounds and abilities
  • Sound judgment, interpretive and analytical skills
  • Detailed working knowledge of the theoretical underpinnings of each of the assessments of occupational performance used
  • Extensive experience conducting and interpreting assessments of occupational performance and generating assessment reports tailored to the client's needs and goals
  • CPI, CPR and First Aid would be an asset
  • Valid Ontario driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle

How To Apply
Deadline for applications is April 19th, 2019 at 4:00pm. Please forward all applications to;

  • Krista Beaupre, Human Resources Manager
  • Email: kbeaupre@dslg.ca
  • Developmental Services of Leeds and Grenville welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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