Public Notice: Outbreak 1 Unit Updated 9/18/2018

The Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre

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Recreation Programmer, 3 Roles

JOB POSTING:      2018-362
UNION:                       CUPE

Recreation Programmer
3 Part-time (variable hours) positions

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 Recreation Programmer.  The position consists of varied shifts, evenings and weekends.

Qualifications:  This position involves working with residents in our long-term care home.   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 work alongside the Recreation Therapist 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 long-term care environment. 
  • F class driver’s license considered an asset.

All serious candidates are encouraged to apply, (quoting Job Posting 2018-362) by 4pm on Friday, September 7th, 2018 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.

For candidates selected for consideration, the Perley Rideau, upon request, will make reasonable accommodation for any disability-related needs with respect to the recruitment process and materials.