Government of Yukon -> Health & Social Services – Intermediate and Community Care, Admin – Home Care

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Requisition: #40261

Salary: $85,241 – $98,915 per annum

Closing date: January 20, 2023

This competition is open to all candidates who meet the above noted Admissibility. A hiring preference will apply for qualified candidates of Canadian Indigenous ancestry, with a priority for qualified Yukon First Nation candidates. This initiative is in support of the Yukon government’s goal for a representative public service.

For more information on the hiring preference, visit

Amendment: Closing date extended to January 20, 2023

This is a permanent, full-time “Physiotherapist” position, working 75 hours bi-weekly.

The Mission of the Yukon Home Care Program is “The Yukon Home Care Program provides client-focused health services in the home, improving quality of life and supporting Yukoners to live independently.”

We are looking for a flexible, creative Physiotherapist with excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills, to coordinate and supervise Home Care programs in Yukon communities outside of Whitehorse, and provide professional services to Home Care clients and outpatient Physiotherapy assessment and intervention. If you have experience with collaborative program planning at a community level, case management and assessment experience, and the ability to plan and implement programs that promote independence and a meaningful quality of life for Home Care clients, this position is for you. You must be an excellent communicator, be very comfortable working in a cross-cultural community setting and be able to travel to communities outside of Whitehorse on a regular basis.

For more information about this position, please contact Virginia Wolfe at (867) 332-2206 or

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Ponsioen, HR Consultant, at (867) 332-7082 or

Please do not email resumes to the email addresses above; resumes may only be accepted through E-Recruitment. Link to create your account to apply here <>

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Essential Qualifications:

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

·         A degree in Physiotherapy

·         Experience working as a health professional in a community setting

·         Supervisory experience

·         Experience planning, developing and implementing programs

·         Experience working with various cultural backgrounds

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability:

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

·         Strong ability to collaborate and work within a multi-disciplinary team to promote community development

·         Strong skills working with various cultural backgrounds

·         Excellent organizational, interpersonal and conflict management skills

·         Effective oral and written communication skills

Conditions of Employment: TB screening; Vulnerable Sector RCMP Security clearance; CPR Level C (within last 6 months); WHMIS 2015; valid Yukon Driver’s Licence; and Physiotherapy licence acquired through Professional licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Department of Community Services upon hire.

Job Requirements: Willingness to travel. Exposure to pets, to second-hand smoke, to latex products, to flowers and/or plants and to other irritants while in client homes.

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How to Apply

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