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Registered Massage Therapist (0.2 FTE)

We are seeking an individual who is passionate about promoting health and wellness equity in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) to join the Kilala Lelum Health Centre in the role of Registered Massage Therapist (RMT). Kilala Lelum aims to provide access to primary care, holistic health care, and Elder-led cultural care to new and existing members of the Health Centre through an outreach-based, culturally-safe, trauma-informed, member-centered, and harm reduction approach.

Job Summary:

The Registered Massage Therapist (0.2 FTE) will be an integral part of KL’s interdisciplinary healthcare team, working in conjunction with primary care providers (Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners), the Allied Health team (Counsellors, Social Workers, Nutritionists), and the Cultural Wellness team to support members’ access to and experience of health care and Elder-led cultural care in the DTES. The RMT’s role is to perform massage services and treatments for KL members, establish and maintain positive and engaging relationships with people living in the DTES, and work collaboratively with KL’s spectrum of care providers and partners.

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This position is supervised by the Primary Care Co-Leads and will receive support from the Indigenous Health Lead and the Allied Health team.

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To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to lauren.leslie@uihhc.ca by Monday, March 1, 2021. Your cover letter should clearly articulate why you are interested in this role and working with Kilala Lelum, how your background is a good fit for this specific role and our organization, and your current availability. Incomplete applications will not be considered.