Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Community and Health Services Department
Branch: Social Services Branch
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Length of Assignment: 12 months
Location: Markham / Ontario
Date Posted: August 12, 2019
Date Closing: September 13, 2019
Number Of Positions: 1

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision. We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence. We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.


$48.44 to $52.65 per hour

This is a Replacement union position - CUPE Local 905 (York Region Unit)

Scheduled Hours


Scheduled Shifts

0830 - 1630

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Clinical Supervisor, Early Intervention, is responsible for assessing, monitoring and providing therapy for infants and young children with special needs and their families in homes, child care programs, community settings and Early Intervention Services’ offices.

Major Responsibilities

•Utilizes the knowledge and skills from the discipline of Physiotherapy to assess, monitor and / or provide treatment to infants and young children in relation to gross motor development and optimal participation in daily activities.
•Participates in the intake process for Early Intervention Services (EIS) and Therapy Services within the Region.
•Completes initial physiotherapy assessments and reassessments and delivers physiotherapy services, as per the College of Physiotherapists Standards and EIS guidelines.
•Completes all required documentation, statistical information, reports and correspondence, in accordance with Regional/Provincial Acts and Guidelines, College of Physiotherapy and EIS guidelines.
•Responds to inquiries and resolves concerns, as appropriate, from the general public etc.
•Ensures services provided meet Regional customer service standards.
•Maintains current knowledge regarding the field of early intervention as well as Physiotherapy disciplines, respectively.
•Performs other duties as assigned, in accordance with Branch and Department objectives.


•Successful completion of a University Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Current registration as a Physiotherapist with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.
•Minimum two (2) years’ experience working with infants and young children with special needs (birth to school age) in community settings.
•Experience and training in implementation of neuro-developmental treatment, C.M.E, other manual therapy techniques, functional exercise programs and gait training.
•Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s Licence and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
•Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check.

How to Apply

Please apply online by September 13, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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