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Recreation Facilitator

Requisition ID: 167222 

Position Number: [[cust_PCN]]

Posting End Date: April 14, 2021

City: Winnipeg

Site: Meadowood Manor Personal Care Home

Work Location: 577 St. Anne's Road

Department / Unit: NURSING 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: CUPE

Anticipated Start Date: [[cust_AntStartDate]] 

FTE: 1.000 

Anticipated Shift: [[Cust_AnticipatedShift]] 

Daily Hours Worked: [[cust_dailyHours]]

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $, $, $, $, $, $, $, $, $, $


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Recreation Facilitator 


Meadowood Manor is a faith based Christian personal care home founded by the Manitoba Baptist Home Society.




Responsible for planning and implementing recreation programs designed to optimize the social, mental, emotional, physical and spiritual needs; utilizing the facility and community resources.  Assesses residents and actively contributes at team conferences.  Promotes  quality of life to our residents in accordance with Meadowood Manor’s Mission Statement, Philosophy, Goals and Objectives.  




     -    High School Graduate

     -    RRC Certificate “Therapeutic Recreation Facilitator for Older Adults” or equivalent or Degree in Recreation.  

     -    Related experience in long term care and / or working with disabled individuals an asset.

     -    Ability to plan, organize work and coordinate programs and work independently and as a Team member. 

     -    Good verbal and written communication skills.

     -    Computer skills an asset.

          Physical ability to tolerate constant standing, walking, portering, bending and lifting

  • Requires the ability to be creative, have initiative, and possess a good imagination.   
  • CPR, First Aid and Food Serving Certificates are an asset.




  1. Assesses individual residents, records in the resident’s chart, updates team regarding resident attendance at groups, porters/arranges portering residents to Recreation programs.
  2. Attends and contributes to Resident Care Team Conferences and Care Plan Review meetings.
  3. Assists with planning, preparing, implementing and evaluating both on unit and large programs for residents.
  4. Works with residents and staff in planning, developing and scheduling Recreation programs to meet the needs, interests and abilities of our residents.
  5. Prioritizes work around resident care activities and assists with meals.
  6. Assures all Residents are aware of daily Recreation plans.
  7. Maintains confidentiality regarding information about residents according to the Personal Health Information Act.
  8. Documents clear and concise notes on a regular basis according to standards.
  9. Completes Residents Recreation Assessments 3-6 weeks following admission and review assessments every three months. Complete annual assessments.
  10. Performs any other related duties assigned by Recreation Manager.
  11. On a rotating basis participates in evening and weekend shifts as well as outings.
  12. Prepares food and refreshments and assists with serving.
  13. Completes 1-1 visits with Residents.
  14. Support and supervise volunteers assigned to the Recreation Department. Provide orientation, training and specialized feeding and swallowing training to volunteers as appropriate.
  15. Maintain attendance sheets for all programs.
  16. Maintain equipment, prepare material, monitor supplies and prepare recreational areas on the floors or in other environments and clean up after program.
  17. Participate in continuing education through seminars, workshops and in-services related to Recreation programs in long term care recognizing special populations, i.e.

          1.)  Disabilities

          2.) Cognitive impaired.

  1. Attends mandatory inservices, seminars, courses etc. as required and determined by management including but not limited to:

-    Orientation

-    WHMIS

-    Workplace Safety & Health

-    PHIA

-    Emergency Preparedness

-    Department specific inservices etc.

-    Inservices etc. mandated by WRHA or legislation/regulation.



The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.  As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.  In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


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, 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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