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Rehabilitation Assistant - COVID

Shared Health Manitoba / Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is hiring additional staff supporting  our fight against COVID-19


Requisition ID: 68542 

City: Flexible in Manitoba

Work Location: Various Winnipeg Urban Facilities

Department / Unit: Facility Support 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: CUPE

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: Casual

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Nights; Weekends

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $18.265, $18.813, $19.377, $19.958, $20.557, $21.174


Join provincial efforts in the fight against COVID-19!!!


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of our departments across the province will require additional staffing to support our fight against COVID-19; while continuing to provide the best possible health care services to Manitobans.


Manitoba recognizes the hard work and dedication of our front-line heath care providers and we are looking for additional experienced health care providers to offer support during these unprecedented and challenging times, to help provincial efforts to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19.

Position Overview

Performs direct and indirect patient care activities and non-patient care activities that are delegated and supervised by the Therapist responsible for the care of the patient(s).

  • Previous direct patient care experience in a healthcare setting is preferred. 
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Complete high school education, Manitoba standards, required. 
  • Successful completion of a recognized academic Rehabilitation Assistant Program (not limited to but including the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology Rehabilitation Assistant Program) required.
  • For Physiotherapy Positions: Consideration may be given to individuals who are in the process of attaining an academic degree in Physiotherapy (PT) or those who have attained academic standing in PT and are eligible for licensure.
  • Current C.P.R. (Family and Friends) is preferred. 
Qualifications and Skills
  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.

  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Computer literacy as appropriate to the setting.
  • Must be proficient in both oral and written English communication.  

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with people in a variety of settings.

Physical Requirements
  • Must be in excellent physical and mental health.
  • Must be able to stand, walk or sit for extended periods of time without resting. 
  • Must demonstrate the use of safe and effective body mechanics while working with patients.
  • Must be capable of bending, stretching and lifting while performing patient care and non patient care duties. 
  • Must be able to safely transfer large and/or heavy patients who may have limited or no weight bearing capabilities.  
  • Must demonstrate adequate strength, motor coordination, agility and dexterity for implementation of therapeutic techniques, manipulation of therapeutic activities and use of tools and machinery as necessary. May be exposed to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, toxic materials, noise, allergens, physical and emotional stress.
  • May encounter aggressive and/or agitated clients/ visitors/ staff. May be required to occasionally work extended hours.
  • May be required to work a variety of shifts including weekends.


The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.  As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.  In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

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