Career Opportunities at Creative Therapy
Creative Therapy Health Services is based on a philosophy of collaboration and respect. Of course our standards are very high for ensuring each of our staff members have the best skills and abilities for helping our clients achieve their goals. Collaboration is achieved through active listening to staff members, the clients, caregivers and other stakeholders. Respect and listening are important tools for better understanding the challenges at hand and thus developing the best course of treatment. We seek staff that share those values and approach to client care while taking a creative “out of the box” approach to problem solving.
The Work Environment
Creative Therapy is an innovative Occupational Therapy clinic that provides services for clients across all age groups and to diverse populations. OT services at CTHS are provided in our clinic, virtually, in persons homes, community, schools, workplaces and transitional living units. We provide services to the pediatric population, persons that have been involved in car accidents, or require long term disability benefits. In addition, we provide OT services to other care providers within our community (eg. schools, transitional living etc.)
Why work at Creative Therapy:
Creative Therapy is a flexible work environment that allows you to schedule your own time. We are a dynamic group of individuals there to support each other and mentorship is always available! We value ongoing learning and education funds are available. We offer health benefits, including dental, glasses and paramedical services. In summary we provide an engaging, supportive work environment, encouraging therapists to tap into their personal creativity to be incorporated into their treatment approach. Our small yet diverse team has a family friendly vibe!
Current Opening for Occupational Therapist:
We are seeking a full time Occupational Therapist that can provide services to our pediatric population including assessments, developing and implementing treatment plans, providing guidance to family, schools, OTA’s etc. on following through with OT treatment plans. We provide OT services to children with fine motor/ gross motor challenges, sensory processing challenges, visual processing challenges, behavioural regulation challenges, anxiety and so on. We offer a variety of groups for our pediatric population and programing for in person and/or virtual groups may be a part of the role.
Other aspects of the role include but not limited to providing OT services, assessment, treatment, and programming for persons on a transitional care unit. The programming aspect includes developing programs for persons with dementia.
- Performing assessments
- Developing and implementing treatment plans
- Report writing
- Communication with key players
- Developing programs
- Willing to learn and take on new challenges
- Good communication skills
- Registered with COTO
Our clinic facility provides a structured yet comfortable environment for working with clients. We have a gymnasium with a wall of windows providing natural light. The fine motor room offers a quiet calm space for clients to work on cognitive or fine motor activities. There is also a kitchen area that can be used for performing kitchen assessments with clients, cooking classes or team meetings.
The clinic is conveniently located in the Uptown Waterloo core, with easy access by car or public transit.