Pool Rehabilitation Assistant (Pool Support Worker)

Closing date: 
March 31, 2019
Job Description: 

Are you looking for an opportunity to grow your experience, skills and understanding as an educator? Considering a career in health care or teaching? This opportunity will allow you to actively support children with their development and broaden your understanding of working with children with varying physical needs (special needs). Come get hand-on work experience in the field!

Position Description:

Enable Occupational Therapy is a private health care team that provides innovative and creative Occupational Therapy and Recreation Therapy services including basketball, kayaking, soccer, printing, swimming, anxiety reduction, and playground sessions. Under the direction of an Occupational Therapist and / or Recreation Therapist, the Rehabilitation Assistant (Pool OT Support Worker) implements treatment plans and programs in the pool and assists the Therapist in monitoring patient progression. (Although adapted exercises may be taught in the water, these exercises do not follow the Red Cross Adapted program; these exercises are tailored to the child’s medical needs and are created in conjunction with the Therapist).

Please note: the clientele may be non-verbal with their communication and utilize walkers and wheelchairs for mobility. Diagnoses include Anxiety, Autism, Developmental Delay and Cerebral Palsy. (References and a criminal record check will be required.)

Contact Info
Gina Fernandez
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia