Physiotherapist – Maternity Leave


Deadline: Until Filled

Posting Type: External/Internal

Location: Toronto, Ontario – AccessPoint on Danforth

Short Description:

Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services (AAMHCS) is a Community Health Centre that aims to provide services and addresses system inequities to improve health outcomes for the most vulnerable immigrants, refugees, and their communities. The Centre envisions a future in which Toronto’s diverse communities achieve health with dignity.

AAMHCS is offering the opportunity for a physiotherapist to service individuals most in need while working in a salaried position that includes professional development and other benefits.

The physiotherapist will enjoy clinical autonomy and independence, grounded in evidence-based practice, while working with a supportive interdisciplinary primary care team.


  • Provide individualized assessment, diagnosis, treatment, health education and counselling for acute and chronic musculoskeletal or neurological dysfunctions
  • Work with members of interdisciplinary team (family physicians, nurse practitioners, dietitians, and social workers) to delivery comprehensive care
  • Refer clients to appropriate internal and external resources
  • Maintain complete and accurate electronic medical records
  • Assess for assistive devices (mobility equipment) and complete applications, where appropriate, for the Assistive Devices Program
  • Participate in chart reviews, case conferences, monthly meetings, and quality improvement initiatives
  • Participate in the Physiotherapy Network of TCLHIN CHCs

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Physiotherapy from a recognized university, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience
  • Registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
  • Eligibility for membership with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association
  • Three to five years’ experience  in a health care setting with preferred experience in the community
  • Up-to-date knowledge of physiotherapy theories, practices and procedures
  • Excellent computer and organizational skills
  • Excellent clinical, motivational coaching, and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of health and issues affecting diverse communities including socio-economic, multi-lingual, racialized and LGBTQ+ communities;
  • A commitment to work from an anti-oppressive and culturally competent perspective
  • Second language, relevant to agency service populations, is an asset.

Salary: 68,156 to 81,786/ Annual

Hours: Full time 35 Hours / Possibility of being Part-time with mutual agreement

Duration: Relief (Maternity Leave Cover, until December 31, 2023)

Bargaining Unit position: United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 175

Classification: Physiotherapy  

Start Date: As soon as possible


Application Method:

With “Physiotherapist in the subject heading please send your resume and cover letter to:

 by E-mail:

 by Regular Mail: Hiring Committee, Physiotherapist

 Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services

 340 College Street, Suite 500, Toronto, ON, M5T 3A9

No phone calls please.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will receive acknowledgement. Please note that a criminal background check (Vulnerable sector) will be conducted for this position.

We encourage applications from individuals who reflect the broad diversity of communities we work with, including those from racialized and LGBTQ communities.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Access Alliance encourages a scent-free environment. Employees, students, volunteers, and visitors are asked to refrain from wearing fragrances and other scented personal care products (i.e. perfumes, lotions, hairspray, etc.) while at the Centre. 

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