Rehabilitation Assistant (Casual Position)
WorkSafeNB is committed to promoting healthy and safe workplaces for New Brunswick's workers and employers. While our priority is preventing workplace injuries and occupational disease, we provide comprehensive rehabilitation services and fair compensation benefits when these do occur.
WorkSafeNB is accepting applications for a casual position of rehabilitation assistant in Grand Bay-Westfield, New Brunswick.
Reporting to a manager in the work recovery program, the rehabilitation assistant will act as a resource person in the treatment of clients, as directed by a therapist. These activities may include, but are not limited to, helping clients carry out various work activities and treatment routines; teaching woodworking activities; supervising clients during activities; assisting in maintaining cleanliness of the treatment areas and equipment; changing linen; maintaining safe working conditions and safe work habits in assigned areas; maintaining an adequate supply of ice, laundry and related supplies; and pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, as required by the position. The successful candidate will also make supplies available for clients, as directed by the therapists; observe clients during treatment and report progress to appropriate therapist; and monitor and report clients' attendance.
The successful candidate must possess a high school diploma, have previous experience interacting with people as a care provider within a health care setting, and have experience with woodworking and working with power tools. Knowledge and training in arts and crafts and certification as a rehabilitation assistant would be considered assets.
Written and spoken competence in English and spoken competence in French are required.
If you are interested in employment with WorkSafeNB, please apply online at worksafenb.ca by September 28, 2018.