Recreation Therapy Worker

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Recreation Therapy Worker

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 1, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kamloops, BC
Category Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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 Job title :RECREATION THERAPY WORKER
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :OVERLANDER EXTENDED CARE
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

We are presently seeking new team members to join our Recreation Therapy Department at Overlander Extended Care. A strong candidate will have completed a course or certificate from a recognized recreation therapy program and hold a Class IV BC Driver’s License.

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.
Overlander Residential Care is a 183 bed residential care facility located in Kamloops that believes each resident is a unique and valuable individual who will be treated with respect and dignity. We encourage the involvement of the residents, their family and friends in decision making. We recognize that this is “home for the resident.”

Casual employment means work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Shifts may be available Days or Evenings, with shift times of 07:00 to 15:00, 09:30 to 17:30, or 14:00 to 18:00.

Apply today to join a great team!

**Please Note**
• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• 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 the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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.

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.

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