Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Assistant

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Date Posted: 3/16/2023

Location: Huntsville, Ontario, Canada

Reference No.: 2023-943

Position Type: Permanent

Closing the Gap Healthcare (CTG) provides Canadians with the highest level of care across a wide range of clinic and home-based community care settings.

We are looking for a full time Occupational Therapy Assistant/ Physiotherapy Assistant (OTA/PTA) to join our team. This OTA/PTA can bring their therapy services skills to our Huntsville Clinic and the community of Muskoka. 


Our Occupational Therapy Assistant/ Physiotherapy Assistant will be working under Registered PTs and OTs to provide health teaching, and exercise programs and would be able to administer care plans for Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists.


*If you are a new Physiotherapy Assistant program graduate, our team provides comprehensive exposure to learning and development opportunities*

What you will be doing:

  • You will be working with our physiotherapy and occupational therapy  team under the supervision of a Registered PTs and OTs.
  • Provide health teaching and perform exercise programs with clients.


What you can expect:

As a member of Closing the Gap Healthcare, we are built to be a Team Made for Caringtm, you can expect:


  • Extensive learning and education development opportunities.
  • A culture of performance recognition and appreciation.
  • A commitment to excellence.


Skills needed for success:

  • A recognized physiotherapy program or Kinesiology is an asset.
  • A proven track record of being able to work independently, as well as comfortable working in a team.
  • Building relationships with clients and their families/ caregivers.


Who we are:


Closing the Gap Healthcare (CTG) is proud to be a Canadian-owned, award-winning, fully accredited and publicly funded organization.

We are A Team Made for CaringTM dedicated to providing people of all ages the highest level of care across a wide range of home, community-based, and clinic healthcare services. Our philosophy and care approach are based on ethical principles and compassion, together with our commitment to meet the highest practice standards.


The Not so Fine Print:


We are excited you are considering applying to become a valued member of our Team Made for CaringTM.


This position is open to individuals who are eligible to work in Canada, who meet all the essential requirements stated above. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under the CTG Accessibility policy.


Closing the Gap is monitoring the global COVID-19 pandemic closely and following all public health directives, including recommendations from the World Health Organization, the Government of Canada, and federal and provincial health authorities. Our top priority is the health and safety of our clients, their families, and our team members.

Closing the Gap is committed to a high-quality and safe environment for our team members and clients/families. At Closing the Gap, all new hires must have received the complete series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days before the official start date of hire. Medical exemptions or any other kinds of requested exemptions based upon Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Closing the Gap is committed to the success of all its team members. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at jobs@closingthegap.ca at your earliest convenience.


If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below. 
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Closing the Gap Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.