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Recreation Facilitator

Requisition ID: 9232 

Position Number: 20029524

Posting End Date: June 20,2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: Riverview Health Centre

Department / Unit: Recreation Therapy 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: CUPE-500

Anticipated Start Date: 07/09/2018 

FTE: 0.50 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $22.724, $23.615, $24.605, $25.565, $26.553, $27.599


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Position Overview

Under the direction of the Patient Care Manager or designate, the Recreation Facilitator develops and implements a variety of therapeutic, leisure and recreational programs for individual patients/residents, small groups and large groups. The Recreation Facilitator is a participating member of the interdisciplinary team and is responsible for contributing to Patient Focused Care.


  • Previous experience providing Recreation Facilitator services in a long-term care or rehabilitation setting an asset.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Therapeutic Recreation Facilitator for Older Adults (RRC), or Baccalaureate degree in Recreation Studies, or equivalent
  • Food Handlers Certificate.


  • Recommended membership in Recreation Connections Manitoba or equivalent.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of therapeutic recreation principles.
  • Knowledge of relevant Workplace Safety and Health responsibilities.
  • Ability to express ideas and thoughts in English both verbally and in written format.
  • Ability to follow directions and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to organize workload and set priorities.
  • Ability to organize and plan for individual, small and large group programs.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to use computer applications.
  • Familiar with MDS (Minimal Data Set) applications an asset.
  • Ability to work within financial guidelines/parameters.
  • Ability to work safely without injury to self, to patients/residents, or to other staff.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with patients/residents, family members and coworkers.

Physical Requirements

  • Physical and mental health to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

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