This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear
Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants. Reporting to the Manager of Rehabilitation
Services, this position is part of the Rehabilitation team in the Department of Health. This position
plans, develops, organizes, and delivers Physiotherapy Services to all populations in the Qikiqtaaluk
Region, in accordance with:
Rehabilitation Services, Department of Health
Rehabilitation Services – Physiotherapy policies and procedures
The Code of Ethics of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association
The Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of a Canadian Provincial College
The position requires self-direction, initiative, and the ability to work within an interdisciplinary rehabilitation department and team. The incumbent is responsible for decisions regarding all aspects
of client care in physiotherapy assessment and treatment programs, as well as clinical supervision of
Community Therapy Assistants and a Physiotherapy Assistant. This position also includes
developing and delivering skills training to families, communities, home-care workers, community
members, organizations, and other health professionals.
The incumbent will collaborate with health care providers as part of a larger interdisciplinary team
which includes other rehabilitation services clinicians, physicians, nurses, support staff and
community health care providers to clients in various settings such as acute and ambulatory care
and community health centres.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized
Master’s degree in Physiotherapy or equivalent along with Certification and registration in good
standing with a provincial licensing body. A minimum of one year of independent practice clinical
experience is considered an asset. Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.
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.
If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to
email@example.com and/or rehabmanagerBAF@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.
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.