Recreation Therapy Worker
Kamloops, British Columbia
2d ago

Position Summary

Note : Any position that is required to enter a LTC / AL facility to provide services, the successful candidate of that position will be subject to the PHO Order regarding mandatory vaccination.

We are presently seeking a new team member 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.

This is a temporary part-time (0.65 FTE) opportunity until return of incumbent, working rotating days and 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!

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