Recreation Therapy Worker
What Interior Health is Hiring for:
We are presently hiring and looking for a new team member to join our Recreation Therapy Department at Coquihalla Gillis House to fill a temporary part time position.
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.
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 casual or temporary positions and lead to regular employment
Shifts of Work: Rotating days and evenings from 07:30 to 15:30, and 12:00 to 20:00
• Grade 12
• Completion of a recognized recreation course(s)
• Two year’s recent, related experience
• Valid class 4 vehicle license
• Certificates in Food Safe/ Serve It Right and First Aid
Location / region:
This Temporary/Contract/Project listing from Interior Health is available in Merritt.
Interior Health has indicated that these are the requirements for the listing:
- Work experience in web development
- Valid Driver Licenses
Requirements may not be comprehensive. Confirm w/employer.
About Interior Health:
Interior Health is a regional health authority in British Columbia. It is one of the five publicly-funded regional health authorities, serving the southern Interior region of British Columbia
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