Temporary Full Time Recreation Therapy Assistant
Silverthorn Care Community
Mississauga, ON
10h ago

If you’re passionate about being a part of a team that is, committed to the Team Member Experience and driven by innovation and growth, then join us!.

The Recreation Therapy Assistant is a critical role within our communities as it impacts the lives of residents and ignites the warmth of human connection.

As a Recreation Therapy Assistant your typical day will impact in the following ways :

  • Providing for recreation and leisure activities including outings in accordance with established policy, physician’s orders, and resident plan of care within the scope of practice.
  • Contributing to and sustains a plan of care to meet residents’ assessed need.
  • Assisting in planning for assigned resident area activity calendars in accordance with the care plan goals and preferences of the residents of each Care community.
  • Identifying and encouraging opportunities for residents to share special skills or knowledge with others, inside and outside of the residence.
  • Identifying appropriate therapeutic recreation goals and interventions on the care plans of identified residents.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
  • Must haves :

  • Diploma or degree in Recreation / Leisure studies, Therapeutic Recreation from a recognized college or university.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a Long Term Care industry.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of programming needs for older adults diagnosed with dementia.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
  • All applicants must successfully pass the prescribed Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Act upon your desire to help others and Join Sienna Senior Living as we continue to enhance the lives of those we serve.

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