Recreation Therapy Worker

Position Summary

We are presently seeking a new team member to join our DayBreak Adult Day Service which is located at Gateby in Vernon, BC. A strong candidate will have completed a course or certificate from a recognized recreation therapy program.

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 clients. This position assists in getting clients to/from their programs and carries out established leisure/recreation therapy programs. Staff will facilitate groups specific to the needs of the clients (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.

This is a relief full time position until return of incumbent. This position works day shifts from 08:00-16:00. This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health.

Apply today to join a great team!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

• 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

This posting is for casual work 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. The posting is open to all qualified staff but those currently working at a single site facility should note that the hiring Manager will contact the current Manager to discuss the ability to release staff.

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 #:

01761239

Employee Type:

RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

GATEBY IC FACILITY

Location:

Vernon

Department:

GIF ADULT DAY SERVICE

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$25.83

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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