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Occupational Therapist - Inventory

Reference number: PEN24J-123996-000024
Selection process number: 2024-PEN-EA-ONT-187225
Correctional Service Canada
Campbellford (Ontario), Kingston (Ontario)
$89,243 to $106,319 (Plus applicable allowances, including a Correctional Service Specific Duty Allowance of $2,000 per year. The allowances are subject to change, modification or revocation, with notice.)

For further information on the organization, please visit Correctional Service Canada

Learn more: CSC Health Services

Need help applying? Applying for Government of Canada

Closing date: 12 June 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

If you participate to our various OP-02 selection processes posted in different regions, note that you may be assessed once and your assessment results may apply as part of all these selection processes. The waiting period to be reassessed is 180 calendars days from your last assessment.

Work environment

The CSC is hiring licenced Occupational Therapists (OT).

As an OT within our agency, you will work as an autonomous health provider in a dynamic, evidence-based multidisciplinary practice offering essential health services (assessment, intervention, and treatment) to a diverse client profile.

Health Services vision is to provide professional, clinically independent, culturally safe and responsive, trauma informed, integrated, and coordinated person-centred care. In collaboration with our partners, CSC Health Services provides a broad range of informed health services that are responsive to the diverse needs of our population through promoting family and community supports, patient advocacy, respecting patient and provider rights and responsibilities, and fostering a culture of continuous learning and quality improvement. You will be called on to provide quality mental and physical health services to promote patient safety, stabilization, recovery and successful reintegration into our society.

In addition to the exciting work available, we offer an excellent benefit package, promote a healthy workforce with continuous wellness initiatives, and encourage ongoing professional development aligned with priority initiatives. Furthermore, the structure of the organization supports a culture of career advancement and mobility opportunities.

We encourage diversity and we welcome you to apply.

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is the federal government agency responsible for administering sentences of a term of two years or more, as imposed by the courts. CSC is responsible for managing institutions of various security levels and supervising offenders under conditional release in the community.

Our Mission
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), as part of the criminal justice system and respecting the rule of law, contributes to public safety by actively encouraging and assisting offenders to become law-abiding citizens, while exercising reasonable, safe, secure and humane control.

Intent of the process

CSC will review applications received weekly and contact applicants selected for further assessment based on the needs of the region or institutions. It is therefore important that you indicate all the locations at which you want to work.

Immediate need is to staff a position for a specified period of one (1) year in Joyceville Institution (Kingston, Ontario). The candidate qualified pool resulting from this selection process may be used to staff similar positions on an indeterminate (anticipatory), term, or casual basis.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Eligibility for practice as an Occupational Therapist with the provincial registering/licensing body in the province of practice.

(Note: Eligibility for the above must be met upon appointment but not at point of application. Applicants should be in their final year of study or have completed the required education)

Experience in providing occupational therapy services through workplace and/or practicum placements.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements

Demonstrating integrity and respect.
Thinking things through.
Working effectively with others.
Showing initiative and being action-oriented.
Effective communication skills.

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Experience working in a correctional environment.
Experience providing Occupational Therapy services to clients with psychiatric/mental health disorders.
Experience providing Occupational Therapy services to clients with physical, medical and/or cognitive conditions & deficits. These may include but are not limited to geriatric clients, brain injuries, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and behaviourally challenged clients.

To support employment equity objectives, increased representation of employment equity groups.
To support diversity and inclusion, increased representation of a member of an equity-seeking group.
To meet business objectives, increased representation of a member of an equity-seeking group.

Achieving a representative workforce has been identified as an Organizational Need and may be applied in this appointment process. Applicants must complete the Employment Equity portion of the CREATE/MAINTAIN PROFILE identifying themselves as a person of an EE group in their application through GC jobs in order to be considered to meet the Organizational Need in this process.

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women.

Possess a valid driver license or a reliable transportation to the work location.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Proof of Registration and the continued registration with the College of Occupational Therapists in the Province of practice.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

Candidates who apply on this selection process should include an email address that accepts emails from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). Should your email address change during the process, it is your responsibility to inform us and to regularly verify your emails.

Reference checks may be sought.

An interview may be administered.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Crystal Saunders, Regional Recruitment and Retention Officer, Health Services, Ontario Front-Line Recruitment (FLR) - HR
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