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Description

Bilingual Position

Yes

Position Summary

The Activity/Recreation Worker promotes the overall quality of life for clients in health care facilities (hospitals, transitional care centers and personal care homes).

The incumbent exercises a moderate level of initiative and independent judgment in determining work priorities, work methods to be employed and action to be taken on unusual matters. The position functions in a manner that is consistent with the mission, vision and values; and the policies of Soutrn Health-Santé Sud.

Qualifications
  • Proficiency of both official languages is essential (English/French)
  • Grade Xll education required
  • Recognized Therapeutic Recreation/Activity Programming certificate or equivalent relevant education required
  • Minimally, completion of four courses of the “Therapeutic Recreation Facilitator for Older Adults” program (Red River College) or equivalent is required:
    • RECF-1045 Foundation to Therapeutic Recreation
    • RECF-1046 TR Leisure Concepts
    • RECF-1047 TR Cognitive Impairment
    • RECF-1051 Documentation Skills
  • Certified Food Handler Certificate
  • A minimum of two (2) years recent relevant experience preferred
  • Experience working with an older adult population
  • Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to respect and promote a cultural diverse population is required
  • Demonstrated ability to meet the physical and mental demands of the job
  • Demonstrated ability to respect confidentiality including paper, electronic formats and other mediums
  • Good work and attendance record
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    Requirements

    Level of education

    undetermined

    Diploma

    In progress

    Work experience (years)

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    Written languages

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    Spoken languages

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