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Practice Leader, Recreation Therapy

Apply Now Job ID 1716194 Date posted 06/22/2022
Community :KAMLOOPS
Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking a Practice Leader, Recreation Therapy to join our team at South Hills Tertiary Psychiatric Rehab in Kamloops, BC. If you have leadership experience in recreation therapy and are looking for an exciting opportunity to use your creative program development skills, apply today!

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Practice Leader is responsible for the direction, supervision, coordination, evaluation, planning and monitoring of the therapeutic recreation program in accordance with organizational and departmental goals and directions. The Practice Leader acts as an expert clinical resource to staff and students working in the program.

In collaboration with the Manager, the Practice Leader directs the operation of the therapeutic recreation program. Provides input on budget initiatives, workload, strategic/tactical planning, labor relations, change management, client safety, project management and human resources management. The Practice Leader is responsible, in consultation with the key stakeholders, for interpreting and implementing all organizational regulations, policies and procedures as they apply to the therapeutic recreation program.

This is a permanent full time opportunity working rotating days, with shift times of 08:00 to 19:12, 09:30 to 20:42, and 09:30 to 17:30.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces. Be part of a dynamic team!

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


• Graduate of a recognized diploma or degree program in Recreational Therapy plus five (5) years recent related experience including supervisory experience in a Residential Care setting or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Eligible for professional membership with the B.C. Therapeutic Recreation Association (BCTRA)
• Current valid BC vehicle license

**Please upload a copy of your diploma in Recreation Therapy**
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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.

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