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Recreation Assistant

Vancouver Coastal Health is world renowned for innovation and a focus on quality care and outcomes. The remarkable range of specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for Nurses, Sonographers, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Mental Health professionals and many other health care and allied professionals. Launch an exciting career with us where you can apply your skills and develop new ones alongside some of Canada's finest practitioners. Come for the job. Stay for the team.

Job Title: Recreation Assistant
Work Site:Evergreen House , Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver
Status: Regular Full Time 
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary:$24.56 per hour
Hours: 0845-1645
Reference#: 097099-tbo


JOB SUMMARY:

Within the context of a dynamic resident service culture, and in accordance with the established mission, vision, values and objectives of the organization, works in a team based environment to carry out recreation programs in consultation with the Recreation Therapist. Duties include organizing and overseeing residents on outings, coordinating the portering of residents to and from the activity, demonstrating techniques of recreation activities, carrying out prescribed adaptations to recreation activities to enable residents to maintain maximum potential for independence as per the instruction of the Recreation Therapist, providing functional direction to volunteers, evaluating and reporting relevant observations of resident's progress/participation to the Recreation Therapist or interdisciplinary team, organizing furnishings and equipment for designated activities, and maintaining inventory of equipment and supplies. Operates a bus with a passenger seating capacity of up to 20 passengers to transport residents to and from community participation activities.

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The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.


***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

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