Physiotherapy Assistant

Location: Musquodoboit Harbour

Positions: Permanent Full Time

Facility Description:

The Birches Nursing Home is a Community Governed organization that operates a 42 bed Continuing Care Centre. The Birches is committed to the highest standards of support and services and promotes a health workplace for its 100 staff. The organization fosters a healthy work life balance and uses the latest best practice information at all levels.


The PTA will assist and implement therapy programs that would allow residents to realize their maximum potential. The PTA will work in relation to residents’ care issues and care plans that pertain to the Physiotherapy Program. Working with the Physiotherapist, the PTA will fully support and assist the Therapeutic Services at The Birches Nursing Home, taking into account the social, emotional, spiritual and physical well-being of our Residents. The positions reports to the Nurse Manager/Clinical Lead and is supervised by the Physiotherapist.


· Graduate of Physiotherapy Assistant course with certificate

· Minimum 2 years previous experience is an asset

· Previous experience in long term care an asset

· A commitment to resident centered care

· Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

· Alzheimer Disease and related Dementia, CPR and First Aid courses would be assets

· Competency using computers including internet, email and Microsoft office

· Regular attendance in current and previous employment


BENEFITS: We offer a comprehensive compensation package including: a pension plan, attractive benefits plan, and a competitive salary.

Expected start date: 2021-11-29

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $18.28-$20.16 per hour

HOURS OF WORK: Days-Monday to Friday

Please email resume to:

Human Resources

Or Fax to: 902-889-2271