Recreation Manager (PV511)

By | May 3, 2021


Job Description: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” CertificateMaintains Food Safe Level 1Maintains 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. Job ID: 22268787
Pro Vita Care Management

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