Centretown Community Health Centre

Our model of care The Centre provides care that is comprehensive, accessible, interdisciplinary, integrated, community governed, and client-centred. We carefully consider the social factors that have an impact on health and engage the community to ensure we remain responsive to local needs.Our service delivery philosophyWe are dedicated to providing consistent health and social services that are of the highest quality in a welcoming and safe environment. We are committed to reducing barriers that limit the use of our services. We encourage participation and believe in our clients’ and communities’ right to play an active role in determining what services are offered and how they are delivered. To foster open and constructive dialogues, we believe in engaging in respectful, honest, and clear communication practices.


Chiropodist PDF


Ottawa, Ontario and surrounding areas


Position Summary:
Reporting to the Program Manager, Regional Diabetes Programs, the Chiropodist is a primary health care practitioner responsible for providing foot care services to people living with diabetes. The Chiropodist will provide these services at multiple sites throughout the Champlain region on a rotational basis. The Chiropodist will also assists with community outreach and patient education regarding foot care, in cooperation with local partners.

• Experience providing foot care services to people living
with diabetes
• Experience providing services at multiple sites
• Experienced with community outreach and patient
education activities
• Experience working with a broad range of populations,
including: youth, street involved , people with or at risk
of psychiatric disability, people with addictions,
multi-cultural communities and disenfranchised groups
• Thorough knowledge of and proficiency in the theory
behind and practical application of chiropody
• Knowledge of the impact of social/cultural/economic
factors on the determinants of health
• Commitment to and knowledge of community-based
health care
• Strong interpersonal, organizational and
problem-solving skills
• Effective communication skills
• Ability to work under stress with multiple demands
• Ability to be flexible, cooperative and work as part of a
• Ability to work autonomously
• Ability to deal effectively with hard-to-serve clients
• Ability to handle public speaking engagements related
to outreach activities
• Demonstrated flexibility, good judgement, tact, initiative
& creativity
• Respects and values the diversity of communities and
• Sensitivity and alertness to signs of a client in crisis
• Pays attention to detail

• Two to five years experience, preferably in a
community-based setting

Language designation:
• English, written and spoken
• French, written and spoken is a strong asset
• Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, Somali, Spanish, Hindi or
other languages relevant to the Champlain community,
both written and spoken, is an asset


• Graduation from an accredited school of chiropody
• Current registration with the College of Chiropodists of

Start Date



To be Determined


Hourly Rate: $34.114 to $41.101 hourly


How to “express an interest” for this opportunity:

Submit your letter of interest along with your résumé on or before October 30, 2019 by 11:59pm to

Please note the following:
- The subject line of your email should read “Chiropodist – Term P/T 2 days per week”
- The file name for your resume should read:“ (last name)_(first name)_ Resume
- The file name for your cover letter should read: “ (last name)_(first name)_ Cover Letter

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants invited to an interview will be contacted.

Candidates with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should contact us at so arrangements can be made. CCHC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce and as such all applicants are welcome.



Pauline Aubertin

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Centretown Community Health Centre


Human Resources Assistant


420 Cooper Street, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2N6


(613) 233-4443


(613) 233-3987



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