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RECREATION THERAPY WORKER

Apply Now Job ID 1191643 Date posted 12/06/2018
Job title :RECREATION THERAPY WORKER
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :OVERLANDER EXTENDED CARE
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.65 FTE)
Position Summary

Have you completed a recognized course in recreation therapy? Do you have a valid Class 4 vehicle license? We are presently seeking new team members to join our Recreation Therapy Department at Overlander Extended Care in Kamloops, BC.

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. 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.

Shifts of work are rotating and may be scheduled during days or evenings; shift times are 07:00 to 15:00, 14:00 to 18:00, 09:30 to 17:30.

This is a relief (temporary) part-time opportunity (48.75 hours bi-weekly). Once hired into a temporary role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with temporary employment and lead to regular employment.

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

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!


Qualifications

*Please upload copies of your valid class 4 vehicle license and proof of a completed recognized recreation course with your application*

• 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
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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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