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Recreation Therapy Worker

Recreation Therapy Worker

Competition #: 01435043
Employee Type: RELIEF PART TIME (0.59 FTE)
Bargaining Unit: HEU
Facility: COQUIHALLA GILLIS HOUSE
Department: MGH RECREATIONAL THERAPY
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $25.33
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
We are presently hiring and looking for a new team member to join our Recreation Therapy Department at Coquihalla Gillis House in Merritt.A strong candidate will have completed a 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. The Recreation Therapy Worker completes leisure assessments on clients and work alongside volunteers.

Coquihalla Gillis House, located in Merritt, 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.

Shifts of work are rotating day and evening shifts 07:30 to 15:30 and 12:00 to 20:00. This relief position is scheduled to end at the return of the incumbent.

Apply today to join a great team!

Qualifications
• Grade 12
• Completion of a recognized recreation course(s)
• Two year’s recent, related experience
• Valid class 4 vehicle license**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.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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