This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Iqaluit only.
Reporting to the Director, Iqaluit Community Services, the Manager will provide program expertise and will coordinate the support to planning, program development, service delivery and evaluation for rehabilitation programs in Baffin communities. This will involve coordination of expertise across the department, in partner departments and agencies, and will emphasize community development and deepening of community capacity.
The Manager, Rehabilitation Services will provide direct supervision to the physiotherapists, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, audiologist, administrative staff and the community therapy assistants. The Manager will also provide clinical coordination and administrative oversight to all staff at Baffin Region Rehabilitation. The Manager will be responsible for administering and developing the rehabilitation budget in the Baffin region as well as monitoring the program expenditures. The Manager maintains regular communication with the Territorial Rehabilitation Coordinator and works collaboratively with the Territorial Rehabilitation Coordinator to advance the regional rehabilitation program and provides requested program information to the Territorial Rehabilitation Coordinator in order to further Rehabilitation services throughout the territory.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position are usually obtained through a recognized undergraduate degree in one of the rehabilitation professions along with five (5) years of clinical experience in one of the allied health professions of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Audiology or Speech Language Pathology. Certification, membership and/or registration with a provincial licensing body in one of the allied health professions of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Audiology or Speech Language Pathology is also required.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to GNHR@gov.nu.ca. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.
- The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
- Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
- Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
- Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
- Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
- Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.