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The Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre

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Recreation Programmer


JOB POSTING:     2017-156

UNION:                        CUPE

Recreation Programmer
Part Time

Description: The 450 bed Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre is a leading regional resource in long-term, respite and convalescent care, with particular emphasis on providing for the needs of seniors, veterans and people requiring dementia care. We are seeking a motivated and team-oriented individual for the position of Part Time, (11.25 hours per week). The position consists of varied shifts, evenings and weekends.

 Qualifications: This position involves working with residents in our long-term care.   Experience working with seniors is a must. In this position the successful applicant is involved in providing recreational activities both individually and in a group setting. You will be involved in the development and implementation of programs through participation in planning, designing, developing, delivering and evaluation of different programs.

 Candidates must have a 2 year College Diploma in Recreation/Leisure studies along with a current Food Handlers Certificate. Ability to organize work and identify priorities.   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Previous job related experience working with residents with dementia. Ability to work with the elderly in a resident centered care environment long term. F class driver’s license considered an asset.

 All serious candidates are encouraged to apply, (quoting Job Posting 2017-156) by 4 o’clock on Friday, May 26th, 2017 to:

 Human Resources Services

The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre

1750 Russell Road

Ottawa, ON.

K1G 5Z6

FAX: 613-526-7190

E-mail: prvhc%23com|jobs

 We thank all candidates for applying; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted