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Recreation Manager (Full Time) - Sherwood Court

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Full Time
Sherwood Court
Date Posted:
2024-07-11 13:36:17 UTC
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The Opportunity

Join us as a leader driven to enhance our Recreation department with a focus on our person-centered approach.   In this role you will lead a team to encourage residents to participate in meaningful activities that are both familiar and new which provide overall well-being and quality of life.

In this role you will be focused on:

  • Achieving resident and family satisfaction targets

  • Ensuring residents participate in  multiple events and activities each month

  • Lead, Manage and motivate recreation staff and volunteers to meet department and legislated objectives

  • Maintain departmental budget

What You Will Do:

  • Collaborate – Develop, plan, organize and implement resident programs to improve the resident experience

  • Manage – Recreation budget and monitor expenditures

  • Comply – with Extendicare’s Guiding Principles and regulatory requirements & Resident Bill of Rights

  • Lend a Helping Hand- to promote and support community engagement opportunities, through volunteers and community partners

  • Cultivate – Hire, train and engage a team of recreation staff and volunteers

  • Respond with HEART- Hear, Empathize, Acknowledge, Respond, Thank

What You Bring:

  • Post-secondary education in Recreation Therapy or Therapeutic Recreation.

  • Minimum one (1) year experience in health care setting

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in program planning, implementation, documentation and evaluation in a senior’s care setting.

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

  • Proficiency in Activity Pro, Point Click Care, RAI-MDS and care planning is an asset.

  • Passion and focus on the person centered approach and working with seniors

  • Valid Vulnerable Sector Search (within 6 months)

What We Offer:

  • Support from your Regional and National Team

  • Technology to help you do your job better

  • Benefits and Pension Package

  • Better work life balance

  • Vision to support Person Centered Care

What are you waiting for?

Join us in celebrating the ageless spirit of people through service and innovation.

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