Various Physiotherapist positions are available across St. Joseph’s Care Group!

St. Joseph’s Care Group (SJCG) combines tradition and innovation in responding to the unmet needs of the people of Northwestern Ontario since 1884. We are here for our clients, offering a broad range of programs and services in Mental Health & Addictions, Rehabilitative Care, and Seniors’ Health across eight sites in the City of Thunder Bay.

With over 2,200 staff and growing, we pride ourselves on maintaining our core values of Care, Compassion, and Commitment. We are recognized as a leader in delivering safe, high-quality health care and have been Accredited with Exemplary Standing, the highest level awarded by Accreditation Canada.

Our vast service area and culturally diverse client population includes many remote and isolated communities where access to specialized health services is a challenge. To meet that challenge, we find new and innovative ways to deliver care through technology and strong partnerships, and are Northwestern Ontario’s regional lead for Rehabilitative Care, Behavioural Supports, Seniors’ Care, Rapid Access Addiction Medicine, and Palliative Care.


Current Opening Include: 

St. Joseph’s Hospital:

  • Palliative & Transitional Care 
  • Rheumatic Disease Outpatient Program
  • Mental Health Rehabilitation 

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (contract services):

  • Physical Rehabilitation 
  • Transitional Care Unit at Hogarth Riverview Manor


Opportunities are subject to change. Please view our e-Recruit site for an up to date listing of employment opportunities:



  • Registered or eligible for registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
  • Excellent assessment and intervention skills are required
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and teaching skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Experience and/or a demonstrated interest in working with an older adult population
  • Demonstrated regular attendance at work

Rehabilitation Professionals Incentive Grant

Candidates may qualify for the Rehabilitation Professionals Incentive Grant of $5,000 per year for up to three years of service (total of $15,000) offered by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. 



SJCG cares about our employees, and we know that a welcoming, caring, and supportive team environment creates a positive atmosphere to start and or grow your career.

As a member of the SJCG team, you’ll be offered:

  • Competitive and progressive salary (see below)
  • Comprehensive benefit packages (or a % in lieu for part time/contracts)
  • Enrollment in the HOOPP Pension Plan
  • Vacation (starting at 4 weeks!) (or a % in lieu for part time/contracts)
  • Ongoing professional development and advanced education
  • Opportunities to participate in research and teaching initiatives
  • Tuition loan program
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • Employee wellness & recognition program
  • Employee discount program
  • Employee referral program

Are you  a new or recent graduate? SJCG offers new graduate mentorship support.



  • Combining tradition & innovation in responding to the unmet needs of the people of Northwestern Ontario since 1884.
  • Offers a broad range of programs and services in Rehabilitative Care, Addictions & Mental Health, and Seniors’ Health across 8 sites in the City of Thunder Bay.
  • Over 2,200 staff and growing.
  • Accredited with Exemplary Standing, the highest level awarded by Accreditation Canada.
  • Designated by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) as the Best Practice Spotlight Organization.
  • Uses technology to help overcome challenges to healthcare including the sheer size of Northwestern Ontario to bring care closer to the people we serve.
  • Northwestern Ontario regional lead for Rehabilitative Care, Behavioural Supports and Palliative Care.
  • Coupling research with mobilization, our Centre for Applied Health Research (CAHR) supports internal and external staff and clinicians through expertise, project consultation and knowledge translation.
  • Continues to advance a self-management approach to care, and we are involving our clients more closely in their own care decisions to achieve the health outcomes that are important to them.


To learn more about SJCG, please visit watch this video.



If you enjoy the benefits of work life balance that a smaller centre can offer, with the benefit of working in a large and progressive organization, come join us in the North!

Nestled on the pristine shores of Lake Superior and surrounded by the beauty of nature, Thunder Bay, with a population of 115,000, offers a perfect balance of urban and rural life. With world class sailing, boating, camping, hiking, and cycling in the summer months, and downhill and cross country skiing in the winter, Thunder Bay has something to offer healthy living enthusiasts throughout the year. Affordable housing and a vibrant, culturally diverse community with access to fine dining and the arts, make this community a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family. Thunder Bay has excellent schools, including publicly funded French language, French immersion, and International Baccalaureate programs, as well as Confederation College and Lakehead University. Thunder Bay is home to the west campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and the newest Law program in Ontario. Thunder Bay also offers innovative opportunities through the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute.



To learn more Thunder Bay, ON, please visit or watch this video.

Not located in Thunder Bay? Relocation assistance may be available for full time, part time or longer term contracts. 



To learn more or to apply, please visit or contact: 

Trevor Hamalainen
(807) 343-2431 x2114 /


Linda Webb
Coordinator, Recruitment & Retention
(807) 346-5219 /


St. Joseph’s Care Group is committed to providing high quality client-centred care by building a respectful and inclusive workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves. Individuals who speak a second language including French, Finnish, Italian, Ojibway, Cree, Oji-Cree, etc. and members of 2SLGBTQ+ and equity-seeking groups are encouraged to apply.

Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Applications from all upcoming graduates are welcome.


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