Recreation Therapy Worker

Position Summary

Have you completed a recognized course in recreation therapy? Do you have a valid Class 4 vehicle license? We are presently seeking a new team member to join our Recreation Therapy Department at Sunnybank Centre in Oliver, B.C.

Working within a client centered model, the Recreation Therapy Worker is 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.

This is a relief part time (0.80FTE) position working Monday to Thursday day shifts from 08:00-16:00.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others. 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.

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 #:

01779916

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.80 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

SUNNYBANK CENTRE

Location:

Oliver

Department:

SBC REC THERAPY -SUNNYBANK

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$25.83

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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