Recreation Therapy Assistant

Intercare Corporate Group - Calgary, AB (10 months ago)

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Come and join the Heart of Excellence! We are looking to recruit a full time, Recreation Therapy Assistant.

FTE= 1.00 Permanent

Hours of Work= 9:00 am to 4:00 p m (subject to change)

What we offer our valued staff:
Work/life balance
A competitive compensation and benefits package
A positive and respectful work environment
Education opportunities
Employee perks and discounts!

If you are a dedicated and compassionate recreation therapy aide, who wants to make a difference in the lives of our residents, then read on! This job may be for you!

Job Duties:
Assist in scheduling, preparing and implementing therapeutic programs which support Intercare’s philosophy of meeting the holistic needs of the customers, as directed
Maintain appropriate records of planned programs and attendance
Documents care, programs and interactions as required on the resident’s health care record
Participate in outings and other special events
Demonstrate respect to all customers, by working with them in a calm, courteous manner

Qualifications:
A Recreation Therapy Aide diploma and a minimum of two years as recreation therapy assistant or related field experience in a continuing care setting
Ability to read, write and comprehend the English language
Mentally and physically able to perform duties as outlined
Preference will be given to those candidates who have a therapy aide certificate from a recognized program

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicant considered for an interview will be contacted.

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