Recreation Programmer

JOB POSTING:  2020-350

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

 Part-time to Full-time Opportunities

For Temporary and Permanent Positions, Varied Shifts

The Recreation Programmer position involves working with residents in our long-term care home.  In this position the successful applicant will be involved in providing recreational activities that will meet the needs of residents in both individual and group settings.  You will work alongside the Recreation Therapist in the development and implementation of programs through participation in planning, designing, developing, delivering and evaluation of a variety of engaging programs that will meet the social, emotional, spiritual, physical and cognitive needs of our seniors.

You will possess excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, be independent, organized and be able to work as part of a team. You will have the ability to organise work and identify priorities and meet timelines. You will have previous job-related experience working with individuals with dementia.  Ability to work with the elderly in a resident centered long-term care environment and be able to create and foster therapeutic relationships.

You must possess a minimum of a 2-year College Diploma in Recreation/Leisure studies along with a current Food Handlers Certificate. F class driver’s license considered an asset

Resumes may be forwarded by Friday, October 9th, 2020 to:

Human Resources Services
The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre
1750 Russell Road
Ottawa, ON.
K1G 5Z6
FAX:  613-526-7190
We thank all candidates for applying; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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