Recreation Manager (PV511)

Job No: PV511
Location: North Vancouver

Pro Vita is looking for strong, experienced Recreation Manager with a passion for the elderly to join our team, at a Long Term Care Facility in North Vancouver.

Recreation Manager Must Haves:

  • Graduation from a recognized Recreation Program plus three years’ recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Maintains Valid First Aid and CPR “A” Certificate
  • Maintains Food Safe Level 1
  • Maintains Serving It Right certificate

What Pro Vita will offer you:

  • Competitive Salary 
  • 4 weeks vacation and 10 days of sick entitlement, as we believe in employees’ well being.
  • 100% company paid Extended Health & Dental package that includes Chiropractor, Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program and Out of Country Emergency Care.
  • A standard 8AM – 4PM schedule (with flexibility to modify as required).
  • Internal opportunities for growth and development, since we believe in promoting from within.
  • Educational opportunities where we will fund your education, if approved, to help advance your career with us.
  • A Talent Management Program where we will grow and develop you into supervisor and managerial roles, if desired.
  • A fun environment with company events and activities. We celebrate site anniversaries, years of service, professional appreciations, staff appreciation events and an annual Holiday party.  

Recreation Manager Responsibilities:

  • Plans, develops, implements and carries out a recreation program involving activities such as arts and crafts, exercise, music, woodworking, gardening, outings.  Consults with Family /Resident Council(s) and the Multidisciplinary team in order to determine activities which the residents’ needs.  Sets up calendar of events/ activities and teaches the techniques of related activities/ programs.  Contacts external agencies for program resources such as entertainment, specialized arts and craft skills and items for decorating for special events.
  • Promotes and publicizes upcoming events by performing such activities as publishing a monthly newsletter, putting ads in local papers, posters and talking with residents, families and volunteers.
  • Ensures Recreation assessment, inclusive of a social history of the resident is completed within 30 days of admission. Monitors and evaluates resident’s progress during activity programs and reports observations such as emotional well-being and social behaviour to the multidisciplinary team.
  • Oversees inventory of equipment, tool and materials and purchases same.  Reports damaged or faulty equipment and arranges repair according to established policies and procedures.
  • Supervises Recreation Aides by performing such duties such as coordinating work assignments, evaluating employee performance and determining related training and orientation requirements.
  • Maintains contact with community groups (including churches and other spiritual organizations) and volunteer organizations regarding activities that can be held jointly or that the residents can attend in the community.
  • Ensures adherence, compliance and education of Infection Control Practices.

If you are a kind, caring individual who enjoys connecting with and making a difference in the lives of elders – Apply Today!

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