Vancouver Coastal Health

Rehabilitation Assistant (Occupational Therapy/Physiotherapy)

Job ID 2024-119540
City Vancouver
Work Location
Raven Song CHC
Home Health
Home Worksite
12 - Vancouver Community
Additional Sites
Raven Song and other Vancouver Home Health units
Labour Agreement
Community Subsector
312 - Community CUPE (37.5 Hr)
Position Type
Job Status
Regular Full-Time
Standard Hours / Week
Job Category
Patient Care Support Services
Salary Grade
Min Hourly
CAD $29.38/Hr.
Max Hourly
CAD $30.96/Hr.
Shift Times
Days Off
Saturday, Stats, Sunday
Position Start Date
As soon as possible


The salary range for this position is CAD $29.38/Hr. - CAD $30.96/Hr.

Job Summary

Come work as a Rehabilitation Assistant with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Relocation Assistance may be available.

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Rehabilitation Assistant to join the Home Health team at Raven Song Community Health Centre in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!


As a Rehabilitation Assistant you will:

  • Function under the operational supervision of the Manager and the work direction of a licensed designated occupational therapist or physiotherapist to work as a member of the health care team.
  • Provide assigned physical / occupational therapy therapeutic interventions.
  • Assist in modification of Occupational Therapy/ Physiotherapy care plans and facilitates transition to community programs in order to enable clients to maximize potential for independence.
  • Provide functional direction to family, reports relevant observations of client's condition in writing or by utilizing basic computer literacy, manages equipment safety and inventory.


Education & Experience

  • Completion of a recognized Diploma level Rehabilitation Assistant Program with Occupational and Physical therapy components plus one (1) year's recent, related experience working with target population.
  • Valid BC Drivers License. Local area travel requires the use of a personal vehicle for which mileage will be reimbursed.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Computer literacy skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.
  • Ability to motivate clients and to encourage progression through therapeutic goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide self-care instruction and education.

Closing Statement

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply online via the Internal Career Portal on CareerHub, you are currently viewing the External Career Portal. Refer to the site for instructions on how to view internal job postings and how to apply as an employee. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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