Community Living BC

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If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute your experience, knowledge, and passion in a meaningful way, CLBC is the place for you!

Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) is a Crown corporation responsible for arranging supports and services for adults with developmental disabilities and their families. CLBC staff strive to advance the vision of Lives filled with possibilities in welcoming communities. More than just a job, CLBC is about compassion, commitment, contribution, collaboration and community.

The Role:

As an Occupational Therapist at CLBC, you will use in-depth knowledge of biological, developmental, behavioural, psycho-social and occupational sciences to provide multi-dimensional and expanded assessments and interventions. This includes:

  • Individual assessment in several areas, including global occupational performance (functional assessment)
  • Specific occupational performance assessment
  • Specific performance components assessment
  • Aids and adaptation assessment
  • Sensory assessment and, dysphasia/swallowing assessment

You will analyze occupation and plan the appropriate interventions and programs, as well as collaborate with and consult with caregivers/community supports.

A successful Occupational Therapist must have the abilities and skills to work closely and collaboratively with individuals, other team members, family, caregivers, CLBC contracted agencies, as well as community, school, vocational, and recreational resources. This role may require occasional heavy physical effort to assist patients with limited mobility, including transfers. You must be prepared to interact with unpredictable, aggressive, and acting out behaviours from individuals.

If you like to assess, be creative, try different interventions, and can be flexible - this is the job for you. no individual is the same so you will always have a challenge!


  • Current registration as an Occupational Therapist in the Province of BC.

  • Training and demonstrated effective competencies in the areas of mental health and cognitive disorders, mental health practice, concepts of health and healing, and therapeutic relationships in mental health.

Use of own vehicle required, on expenses. Must be able to drive in winter conditions, throughout BC. Possession of a valid class 5 driver's license. Transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of CLBC.

Location: The Provincial Assessment Centre (PAC) is a designated tertiary care mental health service. Our team provides multi-disciplinary and specialized inpatient assessment and treatment for individuals ages 14 years and older who have a developmental disability and a concurrent mental illness or behaviour issue. PAC is located at Healing Spirit House in Coquitlam.

Additional Info:

This is an auxiliary position
Term/Status: Temporary - Anticipated 70 hours bi-weekly to March 2023, with the possibility of extension
Classification/Salary: OT R24 - Starts at $36.44 per hour, plus a 9.9% market adjustment

The health and safety of our team and communities is paramount to CLBC. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.

Closing date: Open until filled

Apply now! Submit a resume and cover letter through our online application system to the attention of Jaimie Willows. Resumes received by other methods will not be considered.

Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check (Criminal Records Review Act).

Note: An eligibility list for internal candidates may be established. This list is shared with the Labour Management Committee.

Community Living BC is an equal opportunity employer.

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