Social Service Worker

Recreational Respite - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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We are looking to hire a Recreational Therapist/Social Service Worker to work 1:1 with various individuals in Brampton and Mississauga for approximately 5-10 hours a week.

Recreational Respite provides meaningful respite solutions through therapeutic recreation support: 1:1 and group programs. The services are provided within our clients’ home or in various community settings. Our team works with individuals who have various needs, including mental health, developmental, intellectual disabilities, physical challenges: children, youth, adults and older adults. Our team members are an integral part of our team at Recreational Respite. They possess a unique and skilled ability to develop, implement and evaluate innovative therapeutic programs that respond to individualized needs, interests, strengths and abilities of our clients. Our Team Member's hours are flexible and are provided the opportunity to expand their role with Recreational Respite.

RESPONSIBILITIES (but not limited to):

Must be able to identify needs, abilities, strengths and interests and adapt programming on a client to client basis with a strong focus on family and caregiver advocacy.
Plan, implement and ongoing evaluation of therapeutic programs
Must have proven programming techniques to improve the physical, cognitive, emotional and social and leisure needs of our clients
Ensure to operate in compliance with the relevant policies and procedures of Recreational Respite.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently
Possess strong documentation skills
Current Standard and/or Emergency First Aid and CPR certification
Vulnerable Persons/Police Check
Reliable means of transportation is a must.

EDUCATION:

Diploma or Degree in Therapeutic Recreation,
Diploma, Social Service Worker

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $19.00 to $21.00 /hour

Experience:

  • recreation therapy: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)