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Job Title:
Therapeutic Recreationist PT

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Education Level:
College Diploma

Job Description


Bargaining Unit: SEIU-HERITAGE
Status: Part Time
Department: Bethammi Nursing Home
Site: St. Joseph's Heritage
Shifts: Days/Evenings including weekends
Rate of Pay: $20.81 - $22.16 per hour


- Degree/Diploma in Therapeutic Recreation or Recreation and Leisure Studies with Therapeutic Recreation course content (Therapeutic Recreation specialization) or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Experience working with senior clients with dementia, Alzheimer's disease and behavioural issues
- Specialized experience or certification may be required or desirable for some positions; Current First Aid and CPR, Class F license, Driver's Safety Program etc.
- Demonstrated eligibility for registration with Therapeutic Recreation Association (TRO)
- Demonstrated regular attendance at work is required

Preferred Credentials/Affiliations:

- Professional member in good standing with TRO
- Membership with the Canadian Therapeutic Recreation Association or similar related associations

For new employees, or current employees transferring into a Long Term Care position from outside of Long Term Care, this position requires the submission and acceptance by Human Resources of a Police Record Check - Vulnerable Sector Check that is issued for St. Joseph's Care Group (SJCG) and is determined to be negative and/or pose no significant risk to St. Joseph's Care Group and its clients..

St. Joseph's Care Group is committed to providing high quality client-centred care by building a respectful and inclusive workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves. Individuals who speak a second language including French, Finnish, Italian, Ojibway, Cree, Oji-Cree, etc. are encouraged to apply.

Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process. We thank you for your interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.