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Recreation Therapy Worker
Location:100 Mile House
Facility:100 MILE HOUSE RESIDENT
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Competition #:01545946
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:100 MILE HOUSE RESIDENT
Department:OMH RECREATIONAL THERAPY
Reports To:MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$25.83
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

We are looking to replenish our casual pool of Recreation Therapy Workers and seeking qualified applicants who are interested in implementing and evaluating an established Recreation Therapy Program.

Mill Site Lodge and Fischer Place, located in 100 Mile House, 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.

This facility has 79 private rooms, all equipped with ceiling lifts, and five short-stay beds, including one palliative care suite.

As a Recreation Therapy Worker you will carry out established individual or group leisure/recreation therapy programs, such as arts, socio-cultural events, crafts, sports, music, cooking, gardening, and exercises; setting up and organizing furnishings and equipment for programs and/or special events, portering residents to programs, teaching the techniques of related programs to residents, and overseeing the residents participation; and reporting problems/changes to supervisor. Recreation Therapy Workers work close with the facility’s volunteers. They also do bus outings and go out into the community with residents. Strong candidates will hold a valid Class IV Unrestricted BC Driver’s License with clean abstract.

Mill Site Lodge and Fischer Place have a Recreation Therapy team consisting of one Recreation Therapist and four Recreation Therapy Workers. Casual employment consists of covering vacation and sick time for regular staff. Shifts of work are rotating day and evening shifts 09:00 to 17:00, and 11:30 to 19:30.

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 AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

This posting is for casual work at a facility covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s Single Site Order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the order. The posting is open to all qualified staff but those currently working at a single site facility should note that the hiring Manager will contact the current Manager to discuss the ability to release staff.

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