Recreation Therapy Worker

Position Summary

We have a permanent part time Recreation Therapy Worker at Columbia View Lodge located in Trail, BC. A strong candidate will have completed a course or certificate from a recognized recreation therapy program and hold a Class IV BC Driver’s License.

Days of work are Mondays to Fridays; 09:00 to 13:00 hours.

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 assists in getting residents to/from their programs and carries out established leisure/recreation therapy programs. Staff go on outings with the residents and facilitate groups specific to the needs of the residents (i.e. social, physical, spiritual, etc.) including one-to-one programs. The Recreation Therapy Worker also reports relevant observations of resident progress and behavior to the Supervisor/Recreation Therapist and provides suggestions for changes or modifications to the existing programs.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong therapy skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

If you are an experienced Recreation Therapy Worker we would love to hear from you!

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 is required.

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 #:

01726048

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.22 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

COLUMBIA VIEW LODGE

Location:

Trail

Department:

CVL RECREATIONAL THERAPY

Reports To:

MANAGER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$25.83

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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