Recreation Facilitator

Misericordia Health Centre - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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Requisition ID: 28531

Position Number: 20034782

Posting End Date: September 18, 2019

City: Winnipeg

Site: Misericordia Health Centre

Department / Unit: Recreation Services

Job Stream: Clinical

Union: IUOE/OEM 987D

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - Indefinite

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 0.60

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 6 and 7 hour shifts

Annual Base Hours: 2015
Salary: $18.265, $18.813, $19.377, $19.958, $20.557, $21.174

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Position Overview
In consultation with the Manager, Recreation Services, plans, facilitates and evaluates recreation programs to meet the needs of individuals and groups of residents in accordance with the provincially recognized Standards of Practice.

Experience working as a Recreation Facilitator preferred
Experience within the past three (3) years with planning, implementing and evaluating recreation programs.
Able to work with minimal supervision and in a team environment.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
Completion of Certificate Program, Recreation Facilitator for older Adults or Bachelors Degree in Recreation Management or Kinesiology.
Advanced preparation in the area of geriatric study is preferred
It is recommended that, at minimum, staff possess the Family & Friends category of training.
Food Handler’s Certificate required.
Qualifications and Skills
Works within the Centre’s core values, philosophy, vision, C.Q.I. goals, policies and procedures.
Knowledge of the English language allowing for effective oral and written communication with residents and staff.
An interest in and understanding of the needs of the elderly.
Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrated with residents, family members, colleague and supervisors.
Demonstrates creativity.
Non-violent crisis intervention training is an asset.

Physical Requirements
Physical health to meet the requirements of the position.

This term position may end earlier as outlined in the Collective Agreement.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.