Recreation Assistant

at  Nova Scotia Health Authority

Northern Zone, Nova Scotia, Canada - 00000

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Immediate16 Jan, 2020USD 20 Hourly17 Oct, 2019N/AAbove average interpersonal and communication skillsNoNo
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Description:

Location: Northern Zone, Bayview Memorial Health Centre
Company: NSHA
Department: 3003440 OPNZ Recreation Therapy BVM
Type of Employment: Casual Casual Relief (3% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Healthcare Bargaining Unit - CUPE
Posting Closing Date: 23-Oct-19

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

 

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.

Responsibilities

The Recreation Assistant assists with establishing, co-ordinating, implementing and evaluating all recreational programs relating to residents and/or patients.

Qualifications

  • Grade XII or equivalent
  • Above average interpersonal and communication skills
  • Hold or obtain a valid N.S. Drivers License
  • Successful Completion of Alzheimer's and Related Dementia course an asset
  • Successful completion of Food Handling Course
  • Post-secondary education relating directly to recreational programming in a long term facility and/or University degree in Gerontology, would be considered an asset
  • Ability to play musical instruments would be considered an asset (i.e. piano, guitar)
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
  • Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of

employment.

 

Hours of Work

Casual Relief Position

Salary Information

$20.7724 - $23.5313 hourly

 

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Proof of education & training certifications
  • Proof of any additional required qualification
  • Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
  • Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
  • Proof of SIN number

Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Healthcare bargaining unit - CUPE position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

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Responsibilities:

Responsibilities

The Recreation Assistant assists with establishing, co-ordinating, implementing and evaluating all recreational programs relating to residents and/or patients.


REQUIREMENT SUMMARY

Min:N/AMax:5.0 year(s)

Recreational Facilities/Services

Other

Recreational Facilities/Services

Graduate

Gerontology, would be considered an asset

Proficient

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Northern Zone, Nova Scotia, Canada