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RECREATION THERAPY WORKER

Apply Now Job ID 1289909 Date posted 07/30/2019
Job title :RECREATION THERAPY WORKER
Community :ARMSTRONG
Facility :PLEASANT VALLEY MANOR
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

We are looking for a patient focused team player to fill a Recreation Therapy Worker position that we have within our team at the Pleasant Valley Manor in Armstrong, B.C. If you are experienced in Recreation Therapy, have exceptional communication skills and enjoy working within a fast-paced team environment, apply today to join our dedicated team of professionals.

Pleasant Valley Manor is located on the beautiful surroundings of Armstrong, 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 a 82 bed complex care facility (81 permanent, 1 respite beds) equipped with services and 24 hr. staff devoted to a comfortable living environment.

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. The Recreation Therapy Worker completes leisure assessments on clients and work alongside volunteers.

If you are looking for a challenging career with a great work life balance, this position in Armstrong is for you. Apply Today!

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


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. 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
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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