Occupational Therapist

  • Full Time
  • Calgary

Pacekids Programs


Full-time, Monday to Friday, 10:00am-6:00pm
Hybrid role (home, community, and office), based out of Pacekids’ North office (808 55th Ave NE Calgary, AB)

We are looking to hire an Occupational Therapist to work with our Community and In-Home team. We work with families throughout Calgary; the successful candidate is required to drive and have access to a reliable vehicle to drive to/from and between family homes.



What We Offer

Paid flexible sick and personal time for all staff, accrued at 5.38% of hours worked
Employer-paid health and paramedical benefits for full-time employees
RRSP matching, membership/insurance allowance, and/or Professional Development allowance
Paid observance of 13 holidays
3 weeks annual paid vacation
Paid mileage
Support for professional development including in-house learning and development



Responsibilities


Coaching with families via in person (in home or on site) and virtual visits, providing appropriate strategies and recommendations for a child’s in-home/community focused programming
Conducting screenings of preschool and school-aged children using formal and/or informal assessments
Developing functional, multidisciplinary goals and plans that promote positive child development and parent education and empowerment
Monitoring and updating program plans and participating in meetings with the multidisciplinary team and families
Collaborating with families and multidisciplinary team members to target goals in a variety of settings (i.e., community and/or in-home)
Modifying strategies accordingly to meet the varied needs of the children, families, and other members of their serviceteam
Providing session summary reports and maintaining documentation to meet both the standards of Alberta College of Occupational Therapists and Pacekids’ practices
Working collaboratively as part of the Pacekids’ OT team, following agreed to professional practices and procedures
Providing education and training to Pacekids’ staff
Ensuring all hour tracking, documentation, and filing is appropriately completed
Documenting and adhering to any existing and new policies and procedures to ensure continuity throughout Pacekids Programs
Maintaining and managing a caseload
Working with the team to address any concerns and improve processes and procedures
Commitment to the values outlined by Pacekids – working to create a positive and respectful workplace culture



What You Bring

Master’s Degree (or equivalent) in Occupational Therapy
Registered member, in good standing, with the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists (ACOT), or in the process of registering
Current professional liability insurance
Current Alberta driver’s license or ability to obtain
Access to a vehicle during work hours and willingness to drive to various parts of the city of Calgary
Experience working with preschool and school-aged children with diverse needs
Proficiency in the English language, both written and verbal
Demonstrated ability to work independently, with an emphasis on self-initiative, patience, maturity, and tact
Discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
Demonstrated ability to communicate and liaise with families and other professionals in fostering a team atmosphere
Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with clients, families, and staff
Exceptional organizational skills
Flexibility is essential given the variety of children’s abilities, family needs, and conditions
Availability on weekdays and weeknight evenings until 6:00pm
Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check and Child Intervention Record Check


Pacekids Programs is a charitable organization that empowers children with diverse needs and their families through excellence in therapy, education, and play.

Pacekids offers a dynamic, active environment, specializing in therapeutic learning, supporting each child’s unique developmental and physical needs.

Pacekids Programs is an equal opportunity employer. We appreciate a diverse workforce and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the grounds, in line with Human Rights legislation in Canada.



If you require accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the hiring process, please direct your inquiries to Pacekids’ Human Resources team at .%2168296% %%therapy%%

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