Rehabilitation Services- Speech Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Audiologist

Job Summary

Location: Across the NWT
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 22928
Salary: $95,784 - $114,426
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Open until filled

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.  Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.

Job Information

Calling All Qualified Rehabilitation Services Professionals!

We are seeking dedicated, hard-working professionals with a passion for providing exceptional support in the areas of Rehabilitation Services. Our team members provide diagnostic, intervention and referral services to patients.

This is a government run service which means you’ll enjoy the benefits of a competitive salary, paid vacation leave, a defined pension benefit, regular and consistent work schedule, numerous educational and professional development opportunities.

In this role you’ll be an independent worker as part of a larger team that specializes direct client/patient and family centered care to children and adults with a wide variety of conditions requiring Rehabilitation Services using a problem-solving approach and in accordance with the standards, guidelines, best practice and scope to facilitate individualized patient care.

To be successful in this role you will need the ability to work independently while being an eager team player, as part of a multidisciplinary team. Looking at the whole of the client’s health needs holistically, utilizing your critical thinking skills.

The team is currently welcoming applications for the following term, Indeterminate & casual positions:

Occupational Therapist- 3 Positions - 1 in Fort Smith & 2 in Inuvik

Speech Language Pathologist- 5 positions- 2 in Yellowknife & 3 in Inuvik

Physiotherapist- 2 position- Yellowknife & Inuvik

Audiologist- 1 position- Inuvik

Please indicate which position(s) you are interested in by completing the preliminary questions with your online application.

To learn more about any of these opportunities click the link at the top of the page to read detailed job descriptions for each position. If you have any questions, please contact

If you want to have a positive impact while providing a high standard of care for your clients click “Apply Now” to submit your resume and cover letter today!

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Health Recruitment
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

More Information

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Immunization Status

The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.

COVID-19 Vaccine

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) is committed to promoting, protecting, and providing for the health and wellbeing of the people of the Northwest Territories. In order to decrease the risk of workers contracting and/or spreading vaccine preventable communicable diseases in NTHSSA workplaces, unless specifically stated, the NTHSSA will require all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of January 11, 2022.  Candidates must provide proof that they have met the vaccination requirements or provide a valid medical or Human Rights exemption to complete the hiring process.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 22928       


Salary Information

The salary range for Speech Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Audiologist position is from $49.12 per hour to $58.68 per hour (approximately $95,784 - $114,426.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700 for Yellowknife, $7,374 for Fort Smith and $15,279 for Inuvik.