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OSNS Child and Youth Development Centre is a vibrant, not-for-profit organization with a long history of providing clinical habilitation/rehabilitation and support services to children and their families. We work in a family-centered, child-focused environment with a strong sense of team at all levels. We are continuously evolving to incorporate best practices and provide excellence in care.

We currently have the following opportunities.

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We’re looking for a Occupational Therapist to join our team!

Role: Occupational Therapist

Status: 0.8 FTE or full-time permanent

Hours of Work: Monday-Friday 8:30 – 4:30 with some flexibility in hours.

Location: Penticton-with some travel to our outlying communities. Use of personal vehicle may be required.

Wage & Benefits: $40.84 - $50.80 per hour in accordance with the HSA Collective Agreement Health Science Professionals Subsector

 including a comprehensive health benefits package including dental and vision.

 

​The OSNS Child and Youth Development Centre is a vibrant, not-for-profit organization providing clinical intervention and support services to children and youth with a variety of developmental conditions.

We work in a family-centered, child-focused environment and enjoy close community partnerships. We are continuously evolving to reflect best practices of intervention. This role functions as part of a dynamic, multidisciplinary team and will require that our Centre’s vision and values be represented with spirit and professionalism.

 

​The occupational therapist will provide assessments, consultations, and treatment for children and youth, with physical, cognitive, social/emotional, and/or sensory concerns. The successful candidate will coordinate and collaborate with team members, families, and community partners.

 

​We are seeking a team member who believes in clinical collaboration and knowledge sharing. Effective partnerships with families require strong communication skills.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy.

  • Registration or eligibility for registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC (COTBC).

  • Eligible for membership of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists.

  • Registration or eligibility for registration/supervised registration on the RASP.

  • Experience in pediatric rehabilitation is beneficial; however, other applicants would be strongly considered given the supportive team you would be joining.

  • Ability to assess clients’ needs and identify a range of intervention options.

  • Ability to provide direct intervention and consultation following evidence-based practices for pediatric clients with a variety of developmental concerns.

  • Ability to maintain communication with clients and caregivers to foster optimal progress and establish supportive, collaborative, and therapeutic relationships.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to maintain electronic records and write reports.

  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize caseload and other duties.

  • Ability to work independently and use a cooperative approach.

  • Ability to provide an acceptable criminal record check.

  • Access to a reliable vehicle and a valid BC driver’s license.

  • Proficiency in, or ability to learn a variety of software platforms, including virtual meeting platforms, cloud-based platforms (Office 365).

  • Performance of other related duties as required.

 

The OSNS values diversity in the workforce and strives to maintain an environment of respect, care, and trust. Our hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable, and culturally safe manner. We welcome all applicants to consider our team. We encourage Indigenous persons, all genders and expressions, 2SLGBT2QIA+, persons living with disabilities, and others who reflect our ever-changing workplace to apply.

 

We look forward to hearing from you. Please send your resume, cover letter, and 3 references to hr@osns.org. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

COVID-19 considerations: To protect the health and safety of our employees and the children we care for, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment, as per the current Public Health Order. Successful applicant(s) must provide evidence of the required first 2 vaccinations.

 

Located in the beautiful Okanagan, Penticton is the home of award-winning beaches, world-class ski resorts, parks, lakes, orchards and wineries around every corner, offering activities all year round. Visit Penticton @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvPN_CwnsUw

We wish you every success! 

OT
ECE

Seeking an Early Childhood Educator

Status: Full-Time Permanent (30 - 37.50 hours per week)

Hours of Work: Monday-Friday  

Location: Penticton 

Wage: $27.10 per hour (as per HSA Community wage grid)

 

Is there anything better than helping to shape the life of a child? At OSNS we are innovative, inventive, and always looking for ways to inspire the curiosity of children. We are inclusive and work within a multidisciplinary team. We are kind, positive, work with strengths, and like to have fun. We use social-emotional learning & play as the foundation of the experiences we offer the children attending out programs. The BC Early Learning Framework guides our practice as early childhood educators and we seek to learn and grow in our field as lifelong learners. We want to connect with every child and help them grow, change & develop.

 

We are looking for Early Childhood Educators who are passionate about the field and are willing to continually learn, grow, and evolve as the best practice of working with children does.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

  • BC Registered Early Childhood Educator License to Practice (with preference for Infant Toddler and/or Special Needs License to Practice)

  • Current First Aid certificate

  • Experience working in a childcare/preschool setting

  • Professional references

  • Demonstrated personal and professional attributes that align with OSNS Mission, Vision and Values

  • Able to attend staff meetings and other training as scheduled

  • Available for shifts between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

  • Ability to provide an acceptable criminal record check

  • Follow health-related protocols as required/advised (eg wearing masks)

 

The OSNS values diversity in the workforce and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust. Our hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable, and culturally safe manner. We welcome all applicants to consider our team. We encourage Indigenous persons, all genders and expressions, 2SLGBT2QIA+, persons living with disabilities, and others who reflect our ever-changing workplace to apply.

 

We would love to hear from you and welcome qualified candidates to submit a resume and cover letter. to hr@osns.org

COVID-19 considerations: To protect the health and safety of our employees and the children we care for, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment, as per the current Public Health Order. Successful applicant(s) must provide evidence of the required first 2 vaccinations.

 

Located in the beautiful Okanagan, Penticton is the home of award-winning beaches, world-class ski resorts, parks, lakes, orchards and wineries around every corner, offering activities all year round. Visit Penticton @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvPN_CwnsUw

We wish you every success.

PT-PT

We’re looking for a part-time or full-time dynamic Physiotherapist to join our team! 

 

Role: Physiotherapist (Pediatric Rehabilitation)

Status: .8 FTE or full-time

Hours of Work: Monday-Friday 8:30 – 4:30 with some flexibility in hours.

Location: Penticton-with some travel to our outlying communities. Use of personal vehicle may be required.

Wage & Benefits: $40.84 - $50.80 per hour in accordance with the HSA Collective Agreement Health Science Professionals Subsector including a comprehensive benefits package.

 

​The OSNS Child and Youth Development Centre is a vibrant, not-for-profit organization providing clinical intervention and support services to children with a variety of developmental conditions.

We work in a family-centered, child-focused environment and enjoy close community partnerships. We are continuously evolving to reflect best practices of intervention. This role functions as part of a dynamic, multidisciplinary team and will require that our Centre’s vision and values be represented with spirit and professionalism.

 

​The Physiotherapist will provide assessments, consultations, and treatment for children, (under the age of 6), with physical, cognitive, social/emotional, and/or sensory concerns, both individually and in groups. The successful candidate will coordinate and collaborate with team members and community partners.

​We are seeking a team member who believes in clinical collaboration and knowledge sharing. Effective partnerships with families require strong communication skills and clinical experience.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy

  • Registration or eligibility for registration with the College of Physical Therapists of BC (CPTBC)

  • Experience in pediatric rehabilitation is beneficial; however, a new or recent graduate would be strongly considered given the experienced and supportive team you would be joining.

  • Additional coursework in the family dynamic and effective parent coaching

  • Ability to maintain communication with clients and caregivers to foster optimal progress and establish supportive, collaborative, and therapeutic relationships

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to maintain electronic records and write reports

  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize caseload and other duties

  • Ability to work independently and use a cooperative approach

  • Ability to provide an acceptable criminal record check

  • Access to a reliable vehicle and a valid BC driver’s license.

 

The OSNS values diversity in the workforce and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.  Our hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable, and culturally safe manner. We welcome all applicants to consider our team.  We encourage Indigenous persons, all genders and expressions, 2SLGBT2QIA+, persons living with disabilities, and others who reflect our ever-changing workplace to apply.

 

We look forward to hearing from you. Please send your resume, cover letter, and 3 references to hr@osns.org. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

COVID-19 considerations: To protect the health and safety of our employees and the children we care for, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment, as per the current Public Health Order. Successful applicant(s) must provide evidence of the required first 2 vaccinations.

 

Located in the beautiful Okanagan, Penticton is the home of award-winning beaches, world-class ski resorts, parks, lakes, orchards and wineries around every corner, offering activities all year round. Visit Penticton @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvPN_CwnsUw

We wish you every success! 

PT

Seeking ‘Casual on Call’ Early Childhood Educators, ECE Assistants, and Responsible Adults  

Status: Casual – On Call 

Hours of Work: Varies, as needed - Monday-Friday  

Location: Penticton 

Wage: $26.00 - $28.00 per hour (as per HSA Community wage grid - depending on qualifications – casuals with their full ECE also qualify for an additional wage enhancement grant of $4.00 per hour) 

 

At OSNS we are innovative, inventive, inclusive and always looking for ways to inspire the curiosity of children. We work, support and learn from each other within a multidisciplinary team. We have play-based programs where children and educators have fun. We are lifelong learners who strive to stay current and reflective in our practice. We are family-centered, child-focused and want to help every child have what they need to grow and learn.  

 

We are passionate about early childhood education and provide interesting, safe play environments that allow children to be curious, share ideas, and explore. The casual staff covers regular staff when they are absent. They assist with the supervision of children during play indoors & out, during daily routines such as eating, resting, personal care & hygiene as well as help with the setup and cleaning of program environments. As a casual staff, you can set parameters of when you are available for callouts and can accept or decline shifts offered as they fit into your schedule. 

 

We are looking for Early Childhood Educators, Early Childhood Education Assistants, and Responsible Adults to join our on-call casual list for our ECE programs.  

 QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

  • Certified ECE or ECEA or Responsible Adults with relevant experiences 

  • Current First Aid certificate 

  • Experience working in a childcare/preschool setting 

  • Professional references related to work with children 

  • Willingness to learn and reflect OSNS Mission, Vision, and Values 

  • Flexibility and willingness to work in any of our ECE programs, for a variety of shifts on call, as needed, from 2 to 8.5 hours in length between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. weekdays Monday - Friday 

  • Ability to provide an acceptable criminal record check 

  • Willingness to follow current Centre health and safety guidelines regarding wellness checks, wearing masks & vaccinations. 

 

The OSNS values diversity in the workforce and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.  Our hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable, and culturally safe manner. We welcome all applicants to consider our team.  We encourage Indigenous persons, all genders and expressions, 2SLGBT2QIA+, persons living with disabilities, and others who reflect our ever-changing workplace to apply.

 

We look forward to hearing from you. Please send your resume, cover letter, and 3 references to hr@osns.org. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

COVID-19 considerations: To protect the health and safety of our employees and the children we care for, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment, as per the current Public Health Order. Successful applicant(s) must provide evidence of the required first 2 vaccinations.

 

Located in the beautiful Okanagan, Penticton is the home of award-winning beaches, world-class ski resorts, parks, lakes, orchards and wineries around every corner, offering activities all year round. Visit Penticton @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvPN_CwnsUw

We wish you every success!

ECE Casual

We’re looking for a Speech Language Pathologist to join our team!

Role: Speech-Language Pathologist (Pediatric Rehabilitation)

Status: .8 or 1.0 FTE or Casual 

Work week: Monday – Friday (Hours of Operation - 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m)

Starting wage: $40.53 - $50.62 per hour in accordance with the HSA Collective Agreement Health Science Professionals Subsector 

 

The OSNS Child and Youth Development Centre is a vibrant, non-for-profit organization providing clinical intervention and support services to children with a variety of developmental conditions.

 

We work in a family centered, child-focused environment and enjoy close community partnerships. We are continuously evolving to reflect best practices of intervention. This SLP role functions as part of a dynamic, multidisciplinary team and will require that our Centre’s vision and values be represented with spirit and professionalism.

We are seeking a team member who believes in clinical collaboration and knowledge sharing.  Effective partnerships with families require strong communication skills and clinical experience.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Membership in the College of Speech and Hearing Health Care Professionals of BC

  • Registered or eligible for the RASP

  • Experience in pediatric rehabilitation is beneficial; however, a new or recent graduate would be strongly considered given the experienced and supportive team you would be joining.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Clinical judgment and competence (i.e.: implementing functional and measurable goals towards meaningful outcomes)

  • Acceptable Criminal Record Check

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Professional References

 

The OSNS values diversity in the workforce and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.  Our hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable, and culturally safe manner. We welcome all applicants to consider our team.  We encourage Indigenous persons, all genders and expressions, 2SLGBT2QIA+, persons living with disabilities, and others who reflect our ever-changing workplace to apply.

 

We look forward to hearing from you. Please send your resume, cover letter, and 3 references to hr@osns.org. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

COVID-19 considerations: To protect the health and safety of our employees and the children we care for, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment, as per the current Public Health Order. Successful applicant(s) must provide evidence of the required first 2 vaccinations.

 

Located in the beautiful Okanagan, Penticton is the home of award-winning beaches, world-class ski resorts, parks, lakes, orchards and wineries around every corner, offering activities all year round. Visit Penticton @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvPN_CwnsUw

We wish you every success! 

SLP
BI

We’re looking for a Behaviour Interventionist to join our team! 

 

Role: Behaviour Interventionist

Status: Casual

Hours of work: Monday – Friday (8:45 am - 5:15 pm)

Starting wage range: $27.10 - 28.74 per hour

Location: Penticton- with some possible travel to our outlying communities. Use of personal vehicle may be required. 

Wage & Benefits: In accordance with the HSA Collective Agreement Community Subsector. 

 

OSNS is looking for casual staff with strong attention to detail, great communication and interpersonal skills, and data collection abilities. Interventionists in our Autism Interventionist Program implement individualized therapy programs in a one-on-one setting with children who have received a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. Full training and ongoing mentoring are provided. 

This role provides the opportunity to work as part of a dynamic, multidisciplinary group including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, interventionists, early childhood educators, and family support workers. Children are busy and fast-paced – so are we. Every week of work will be different and you will navigate your way with enthusiasm, problem-solving skills, and humour. Flexibility, curiosity, creativity, and multi-tasking are key given the ever-evolving nature of our work with children. 

 

Education: 

- Post-secondary education in a health-related or child-care-related field is preferred 

 

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 

- Experience working with children 

- Strong attention to detail 

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team 

- Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills 

- Ability to represent our Centre's vision and values with spirit and professionalism 

 

Working Conditions: 

- Physical capability to perform the duties of the position 

- Use of personal vehicle may be required. A valid BC driver’s license is required

- Ability to provide an acceptable criminal record check 

 

Thank you for your interest in our organization. We look forward to hearing from you. Please send us your resume, cover letter, and 3 references to hr@osns.org.

Please note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

The OSNS values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust. Our hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable, and culturally safe manner. 

COVID-19 considerations: To protect the health and safety of our employees and the children we care for, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment, as per the current Public Health Order. Successful applicant(s) must provide evidence of the required first 2 vaccinations.

 

Located in the beautiful Okanagan, Penticton is the home of award-winning beaches, world-class ski resorts, parks, lakes, orchards and wineries around every corner, offering activities all year round. Visit Penticton @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvPN_CwnsUw

We wish you every success!

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