Wednesday , February 8 2023

WRHA Job Opportunities – Recreation Facilitator

Website Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Job Description:

Directly accountable to the Manager of Recreation, the Recreation Facilitator provides resident centered opportunities for participation in recreation and leisure activities, in order to meet the residents’ physical, emotional, intellectual, social and spiritual needs. The Recreation Facilitator in conjunction with the resident and family sets individualized goals for the resident, helping them find meaning through leisure and recreation activities by promoting optimism, health and personal growth, and independence in leisure, thereby enhancing their quality of life.

The recreation facilitator conducts initial and ongoing assessments , develops intervention plans, documents changes in clients’ progress and evaluates results to determine if the clients’ goals and objectives were achieved. The recreation facilitator uses their knowledge of current trends, research, and practices in recreation and leisure services to develop appropriate and meaningful programs for residents with diverse needs and abilities. Performs all duties in accordance with established Health and Safety regulations/guidelines, and policies and procedures.

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Job Requirements:

  • Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships.
  • Ability to work co-operatively as a member of the care team.
  • Graduate of Recreation Facilitator Course for Older Adults or equivalent.
  • Non- Violent Crisis Intervention Training preferred.
  • Demonstrated initiative, resourcefulness, creativity, sound judgement, time management and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work with individuals with mental and physical impairments
  • Comfortable discussing issues related to spirituality and EOL spiritual care needs.
  • Two years recent experience working with residents in both small and large groups in a geriatric or related health care setting.
  • Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Food Handler’s Certificate.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Assessment , planning , implementation , and evaluation skills.
  • Computer literacy as appropriate to the setting.

Job Details:

Company: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: St. Paul, MB, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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