Recreation Therapy Worker

Position Summary

We are presently seeking a new casual team member to join our Recreation Therapy Department at Hardy View Lodge in Grand Forks, B.C.

Working within a client centered model, the Recreation Therapy Worker works as a member of the interdisciplinary team and is responsible for the implementation and evaluation of an established Recreation Therapy Program.

As the Recreation Therapy Worker you will be primarily working with geriatric residents and short stay clients. This position plans programs and assists in getting residents to/from their programs. Staff go on outings with the residents, facilitate groups specific to the needs of the residents (i.e. social, physical, spiritual, etc.), and one-to-one programs.

Hardy View Lodge, located in Grand Forks at Boundary Hospital, embodies a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible.

This facility is an 80 bed facility with five cottage style units. 60 beds are all individual with showers in the bathroom area. The 20 bed unit has two semi private rooms and the remaining 16 rooms are private.

Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absences; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position.

Hours of work: Rotating Days 8:30 to 17:00, 0:900 to 17:00

A strong candidate will have completed a Certificate from a recognized recreation program and hold a Class IV BC Driver’s License (or in the process of being licensed). There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual on-call positions and lead to regular employment

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Come and join our team….Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Qualifications

Grade 12, completion of a recognized recreation course(s) plus two year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid class 4 vehicle license as required.

Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment.

*Recreation Therapy careers with Interior Health: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6rk2m5g128&t=6s

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

*This posting is for a position at a facility covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s Single Site Order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the order

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01579234

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

HARDY VIEW LODGE

Location:

Grand Forks

Department:

HVL RECREATIONAL THERAPY

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$25.83

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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