Physiotherapist – 2 positions
Full Time Permanent – starting immediately
0.9 Term (33.75 hours/week) – August 20, 2024 to June 17, 2025
Excellent opportunity to join the professional team of the Child Development Centre in Whitehorse, Yukon, where we provide early intervention services to children from birth to five years. You will work out of our beautiful, new, purpose-built building located in the downtown core. You will be on a transdisciplinary team and will be responsible for assessment, consultation and intervention for children with various needs. Travel to rural communities may be required. A relocation allowance of up to $2000 is available.
Nestled in the iconic Yukon, Whitehorse is a spectacular city with room to spread out and enjoy a variety of activities such as hiking, x-country and downhill skiing, mountain biking and other outdoor pursuits. If the outdoors isn’t your thing, you can enjoy our great coffee shops and a vast array of arts and cultural activities. Whitehorse offers English first language, French-first language and French immersion schools. Surrounded by mountains and nestled among dense black spruce and poplar forests of the Yukon River Valley, the City of Whitehorse aptly chose “The Wilderness City” as its slogan. With some of the cleanest air in the world, yet with multiple flights to southern jurisdictions offered daily, Whitehorse is more connected than you think.
· The salary range is $41.71 – $50.75 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience
(increasing to $43.17 – $52.52 in August 2024, as per our collective agreement)
· RRSP share plan and benefits
· Seven weeks of paid vacation
· Employees of the Child Development Centre primarily work following the school calendar
This position is covered by the Public Service Alliance of Canada Collective Agreement.
– Bachelor or Master’s degree in Physiotherapy;
– Currently registered or ability to be registered as a Physiotherapist with the Government of Yukon;
– Experience working in a cross-cultural setting;
– Experience working with young children with developmental needs and their families;
– Experience working in a transdisciplinary team setting;
– Knowledge of assessment and intervention strategies for young children; and
– Excellent organizational and communication skills.
Check out these great local media stories on our new building:
For further inquiries, contact:
Brooke McKenzie, Program Coordinator
Child Development Centre
Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 2C6