Recreation Therapist in Scenic Acres at Revera Inc

Date Posted: 11/1/2019

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Revera is a leading provider of seniors’ accommodation, care and services; built on a more than 50-year history of helping seniors live life to the fullest. We reward excellence and provide exciting opportunities to contribute, grow and advance.  Whether you're looking for full-time or part-time employment, a student placement, or a volunteer position, Revera offers many rewarding opportunities. Explore what we have to offer and see how you can succeed

The Recreation Therapist provides our residents with person centered activity and restorative choices. Key Responsibilities - Provides appropriate resident centered activity and restorative choices; - Responsible for completing the initial and ongoing Therapeutic Recreation Assessments for DAL residents (and PAL if requested by the AHS); - Recommend and review, with the Director of Recreation, attendance as required; - Ability to communicate with the Executive Director, Director of Recreation and/or the Director of Care as required; - Review calendars monthly; - Responsible for the departmental audit; - Is knowledgeable of the Resident Bill of Rights/Governing Principles and endeavours to promote it; - Ensures resident satisfaction and continuous quality improvement initiatives are promoted; - Promotes a positive team spirit within the department and the Residence; - Supports AHS Standards and Revera Inc. policies; - Upholds and promotes the organization's values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in Revera's Code of Conduct; - Other duties as assigned. Qualifications - A community college recreation diploma or university degree in recreational therapy is required - Will have previous experience in working with seniors, particularly in Assisted Living and/or Long Term Care for 3 – 5 years - Strong communication skills both oral and written - Organizational skills, creativity and high motivation are required - Knowledge of Microsoft Office and associated applications - Must provide a complete and current (within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check (including a Criminal Background Check) or be willing to obtain one

Revera is committed to ensuring that all employment practices are inclusive. As an organization we are committed to providing and arranging accommodation for candidates upon request.  Please Note: If you are a current employee of Revera and have Employee Self Service (ESS) on Workday, please apply to this job via the Workday application.