Competition #:450-01- 11- 18-2020       Temporary Full Time Rehabilitation Assistant

R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, 64 Pleasant Street, Antigonish NS B2G 1W7

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Dept.:  Rehabilitation Services                                Start Date:     Immediately

Posted Date: November 18, 2020                             Close Date:    November 25, 2020

Reg/Temp: Temporary                                              Full/Part:         Full-time

End date undetermined (subject to change)

Applications accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs 267 staff in various Departments.

Scope of Position:  Responsible for implementing rehabilitative strategies for improving resident’s quality of life through the provision of prescribed therapeutic programs, related documentation and communication.

Qualifications required – Graduation from a recognized Community College Rehabilitation Assistant Program or recognized OTA or PTA College Program.). Regular & consistent attendance is essential.

Skills & Abilities : Able to foster demonstrate and maintain good public relations with residents, families, visitors, and the public, coworkers and other members of the health care team.  Ability to work independently, excellent interpersonal communication skills, and must be physically able to perform all aspects of the work.

Complete Rehabilitation Assistant (Job) Description: visit the R.K. Macdonald Nursing Home website @

Hours of Work

   Days 7-5 pm (Between Mon – Fri) (subject to change)


$19.8386 – 22.8030/ hour

(Based on experience as per Unifor contract pay scale) (Pay for Breaks and Dinner) 80 biweekly

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits

Pension – (Can deferred for 3mos, if not previously in plan)

Vacation, holiday

Sick benefits- (Upon Completion of a 528 hr. Probation Period)

Health Benefits –NA – (Must be 1yr. min posting term to qualify)

Gym Membership – Corp rate available with Good Life

Closing Statement

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview to be contacted. Interviews are held within two weeks of closing date.  These are UNIFOR bargaining unit positions. Preference given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity, and is representative, in all job positions, of the residents we serve. Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey HR 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email:

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