Join us as a Physiotherapy Assistant/Occupational Therapy Assistant (PTA/OTA)

Facility: Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
Location: Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia
Job Category: Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Healthcare
Position Available: Three (3) Temporary Full-Time 1.0 FTE (9 month term)

Facility Description:

Ocean View is a Community Governed organization that operates a 171 bed Continuing Care Centre, an active Foundation, and has services that support seniors that live at home and in our community. Our vision is to be the “community of choice” for Nova Scotians needing support in a place they call home. Ocean View is committed to the highest standards of support and services and promotes a healthy workplace for its 320 staff. The organization fosters a healthy work-life balance and uses the latest best practice information at all levels. Fully accredited by Accreditation Canada since 1974 the organizations commitment to excellence is unsurpassed.

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist, the PTA/OTA assists the Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist with treatment and education, maintains treatment and storage areas, checks and cleans equipment, and assists with staff education programs.  The PTA/OTA is responsible for specific resident care activities and education programs commensurate with their specific training and certification.


  • Graduate of a recognized Physiotherapy Assistant / Occupational Therapist Assistant Program
  • Previous experience as a PTA/OTA an asset; experience in a long-term care facility preferred
  • Ability to communicate well with residents, their families and staff
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete assigned work in an organized manner
  • Co-operative with good interpersonal skills

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre Offers:

  • Free Parking & on a Bus Route
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • A supportive work environment

Salary Range: In accordance with current Collective Agreement between Ocean View and C.U.P.E. Local 1245

Schedule:     May be changed as necessary to ensure coverage.

Please be aware that OVCCC is a pet friendly environment that is home to several animals including cats, birds, and rabbits.

Please direct all applications to:
Human Resources
Or Fax to: 902-465-4929