Reporting to the Supervisor, Programs and Services, is responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of social, recreational, restorative and activation programs for residents of the Long Term Care facilities to promote social, intellectual, physical, emotional and spiritual well-
being and to ensure clients and visitors are provided with services that reflect the Branch’s commitment to a safe, secure and customer focused environment.
Successful completion of a Community College Diploma in recreation and leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, kinesiology, or other related field.
Minimum one (1) year experience working in a long term care facility in planning, organizing and delivering activation programs for seniors.
Knowledge of the concepts of restorative care as applied in a Long Term Care setting.
Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Checks (PVSC).
Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative / self-
management and accountability and flexibility / adaptability.
Demonstrated competency utilizing MS Office Software applications and proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, scheduling, and presentation software.
Good interpersonal and communication skills to work within a diverse community and ability to deal empathetically with residents, family members, etc.
to contribute to their well-being.
Ability to plan, organize and lead and direct groups and work effectively with volunteers.
Ability to demonstrate good judgement and decision making with the client,
Physical stamina and ability to lift in excess of 100lbs. with a partner; stand / walk most of the shift and lift / carry equipment, supplies and wheelchairs.
Ability to work effectively independently or as a part of a team.
Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required, and to work a variety of shifts.
$26.67 - $28.99 per hour. This is a Union position.