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Why Work With Back in Motion?
Back in Motion offers rewarding careers in a culture of collaboration and excellence.
We are a diverse group of professionals with a clear purpose and vision, working in an inclusive environment that recognizes and values the expertise of all team members. We deliver individualized services and programs based on best practices, innovation, and mutual respect.
The Back in Motion Advantage
We aspire to excel at everything we do. Recognized as an award-winning employer, our staff and leadership go above and beyond to make a real difference in people’s lives. We undergo rigorous accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) to ensure our programs and services exceed industry standards and achieve quality outcomes.
Who We Work With
Working with Back in Motion means joining a diverse group of team players who demonstrate an interest in personal and professional growth, inclusion and respect. You’ll work alongside solution- and results-driven leadership and compassionate colleagues who have an accessible and collaborative approach to achieving shared goals.
What We Offer
We celebrate excellence in the workplace, and promote diversity and inclusion, a safe work environment, and opportunities to have fun. Back in Motion provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, offers a supportive work environment, and encourages work-life balance.
Compensation and Benefits Packages (based on 1.0 full-time equivalent):
- Competitive salary
- Four weeks of paid vacation to start
- Sick leave
- Extended health and dental coverage
- Flexible work schedules
- Telecommuting option
- Three paid personal days off per year
- Three paid birth and adoption days off
- Three paid education days off per year
- Education allowance and educational opportunities
- Maternity leave top-up and RRSP matching for long-term employees
We enjoy working with one another, and have fun together. We have built connections and team spirit through social events such as potlucks, holiday parties and company picnics.
Health and Safety
Back in Motion supports a healthy work environment. Many of our locations include on-site gyms with equipment that staff members may use. During COVID-19, we implemented a safety plan, and regularly review our facilities to ensure they meet high standards of cleanliness and safety.
We are a diverse and inclusive organization, and embrace all cultures, ethnicities, religions, gender identities, sexual orientations, marital/parental statuses, ages and disabilities. We respect differences in beliefs and values, and are stronger because people from a variety of backgrounds work together to achieve excellent outcomes. Back in Motion won the Untapped Workplace Inclusion Award (2018) and the Safe Harbour Champion Award (2016). Our team is ethnically diverse, as highlighted by a recent survey of our staff; 75% of our staff members are female, with 56% of top leadership positions filled by women. Individuals from over 40 different ethnicities/nationalities work at Back in Motion, and over 75% of staff identify with an ethnic or national group other than “Canadian”.
Employment Awards & Accolades
Back in Motion received an Employee Recommended Workplace Award, a joint venture between The Globe and Mail and Morneau Shepell. Employees were asked to evaluate four areas of their life to compile a picture of their “Total Health”, including (1) Physical (biometric, medical and behavioural factors); (2) Mental (anxiety, depression, burnout and coping skills); (3) Work (engagement, productivity, safety and lost time risk); and (4) Life (financial security, relationships and work-life blending). Employees who completed the survey received an individualized report outlining current status and specific steps for improvement. Back in Motion received an aggregate report on the organization’s overall health, and obtained a score that reflects a healthy workplace where employees are thriving. Areas of strength were highlighted, such as low tobacco and pain medication use, workplace diversity, respect, and strong support networks. The Survey provided an opportunity to foster shared accountability for improving health, engagement and productivity.
Back in Motion won the Diversity and Inclusion Culture Champion Award in the Medium-Sized Business Category. The UnTapped Workplace Inclusion Awards is the largest awards program in British Columbia recognizing the outstanding achievements of provincial employers and individuals who lead diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The award recognizes diversity and inclusion in relation to leadership, including hiring and engagement practices, communication, decision making, team building and strategic thinking; impact on the world of work; and innovation.
Back in Motion is a winner of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Psychologically Healthy Workplace Honors. The designation recognizes organizations from across the United States and Canada that have created work environments where employees and business thrive. In the multi-step application process, employers provide details about their healthy workplace practices, employees complete questionnaires, and psychologists appointed by the APA conducts site visits with the organizations’ leaders and employees. “The employers receiving this honor have demonstrated a commitment to programs and policies that take people and performance into consideration,” said David W. Ballard, PsyD, MBA, head of APA’s Center for Organizational Excellence. “The leaders of these organizations know that building a positive and successful workplace takes both well-designed practices based on good evidence and a supportive environment. The range of sizes and diversity of industries recognized show that any workplace has the potential to be a psychologically healthy one.”
Back in Motion was one of three finalists in the Large Employer category. Eligibility includes established business with at least 41 full-time equivalent employees, premises located in Surrey, and having a current Surrey business license. Submission content was based on company information in the following areas: Business Profile, Leadership, Strategy Development & Planning, Customer Focus & Market Knowledge, Employee Learning & People Focus, Business Management, and Supplier/Partner Focus.
Back in Motion is the winner of the Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award in the category of small (less than 100 employees) for-profit company. The Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award has competitions in 56 jurisdictions across North America. Started by the American Psychological Association, the award’s mission is to help inform businesses and other organizations how to create and sustain psychologically healthy workplaces, and to publicly recognize companies and agencies exemplifying psychologically healthy practices. Applicants are evaluated on their efforts in the following five areas: Employee Involvement, Work-Life Balance, Employee Growth and Development, Health and Safety, and Employee Recognition.
Back in Motion won the Safe Harbour Champion Award from Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC (AMSSA). The Company was one of six nominees from among 1,000 businesses, organizations and municipalities across the province that participate in Safe Harbour: Respect for All, a diversity education program coordinated by AMSSA. Fifteen Back in Motion locations have the Safe Harbour designation, demonstrating our commitment to learn about diversity issues and develop inclusive practices.
Back in Motion has been recognized by Canadian Business and PROFITguide.com as one of Canada’s 50 Best Small and Medium Employers for 2015 and 2016. Aon Hewitt’s Best Employers in Canada recognizes “Best Employer” organizations that have created great work environments. For 20 years, the Best Employers study has employed academically endorsed methodology to measure engagement and drivers of engagement. Employees were surveyed on engagement (whether they feel motivated at work), performance culture (whether success is rewarded), leadership (whether executives treat their team as valued assets) and employment brand (whether they are proud to work at the company). The results were assessed against Aon Hewitt’s Canadian Survey Database; organizations that scored in the top quarter received Platinum Level, while organizations in the top third achieved Gold Level. Back in Motion received recognition at the Platinum level.
Back in Motion was profiled in Richmond News’ inaugural edition of Profiles of Excellence. The publication acknowledged organizations with years of service to the community, customer respect and loyalty, and standards of excellence. With respect to the latter, on the employment side, 92.6% of Back in Motion’s clients said they were satisfied with the overall services they received, and 97.4% would refer their friends. On the rehabilitation side, 95.6% were satisfied with the overall services, and 99.5% would refer their friends.
Back in Motion is a multi-year winner of the Best Workplaces Award from the Great Place to Work Institute Canada, including being rated as the #1 workplace in Canada in 2007, and #2 in 2006. Great workplaces are based on trust in leadership, pride in one’s work, and enjoyment of staff and co-workers. Two thirds of the total score is based on results from employee surveys distributed to all staff members, and the other third from an employer submission. Five dimensions are evaluated, including Credibility, Respect, Fairness, Pride, and Camaraderie. For 2007, 100% of employees agreed with the statement: “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.”
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