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Thu, October 23, 2014


The launch party that has been scheduled for this evening has been cancelled but will be re-scheduled to a later date.

The new date and information will be forwarded via email.


Also a correction for the MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID COURSE - it begins OCTOBER 24th not today the 23rd.


Thu, October 09, 2014

Please watch Halifax Regional Municipality Mayor Mike Savage proclaim October 2014 as OT month!


video credit: Brenda Merritt

CAOT Conference 2015 in Winnipeg, MB

Thu, August 07, 2014

Call for papers is now open.  The deadline for submissions is October 1, 2014

The call for paper includes: conference abstracts, pre-conference workshops and partner proposals.

  • * NEW* - Career Posting Fee Schedule

     Looking for NSSOT to post your job ad?

     2 week posting $50.00      NSSOT Member           2 week posting $100.00    Non-Member

    4 week posting $75.00      NSSOT Member            4 week posting $150.00    Non-Member

    8 week posting $125.00    NSSOT Member            8 week posting $250.00    Non-Member

    We will accept e-transfers or cheques as payment.  

    Once payment has been received  your ad will be posted.

  • PT-Occupational Therapist Position

    We are seeking an occupational therapy consultant to work 2-3 days per week on our Veteran’s Affairs Canada (VAC) contract.

    Mandatory Qualifications: must have worked as a Registered Occupational Therapist with an adult population for a minimum of two years full time in the past seven years.

    • Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Nova Scotia (COTNS) as well as current malpractice insurance.
    • Must have experience with wheelchair prescription and making recommendations for home modifications.
    • Experience working in geriatrics and mental health are considered assets.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and able to work independently.
    • Strong attention to detail.

    Key terms of the contract
    • The working relationship with Harbourside will be that of consultant and not employee.
    • The consultant will provide occupational therapy services for the contract position of District Occupational Therapist at the Halifax District office of Veteran’s Affairs Canada (VAC) according to the terms of Harbourside’s contract with Veteran’s Affairs Canada.
    • The role of District Occupational Therapist involves sending out referrals to occupational therapy vendors in the community, reviewing OT reports, communicating with community OTs/vendors etc, liaising with other VAC team members to address needs of veterans. May occasionally require completing in home visits to veterans. 
    • All work will be completed at the Halifax District Office of Veteran’s Affairs Canada, Mumford Road, Halifax.
    • The consultant will work 7.5 hours per shift. The days of work and hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The hours and days are somewhat flexible.
    • Will require undergoing Federal Government security check if successful candidate.

    Interested candidates should submit their resume and letter of interest to info@harboursiderehab.ca or via fax to (902) 832-1810. We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please feel free to contact us at (902) 446-4442