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Job Posting

Therapeutic Recreation Assistant (Part Time)

(Salary: $23.99-28.43/ Hour)

Long Term Care-Lee Manor


The County of Grey is currently recruiting for a Part Time Therapeutic Recreation Assistant at Lee Manor in Owen Sound, Ontario.

  • Part-Time Temporary 32hrs bi-weekly until approx. May 2023
  • Part-Time Permanent no set schedule

Join us and help make a difference in healthcare! We are proud to be home to 316 residents across our three long term care communities. Our team members pride themselves in providing exemplary person-centered quality care. Our “Colour It Your Way” philosophy is our framework and foundation that guides us to ensuring our residents and team members have a positive and rewarding experience. We are looking for enthusiastic caring individuals who are dedicated and have the desire to be part of a team that enriches the lives of others. Come join us and be part of our Colour It Care Team.

Position Overview:

  • Reporting to the Resident and Family Services Manager, the Assistant will provide recreation therapies to residents according to their assessed needs. The Assistant will work in collaboration with all other clinical care providers to optimize the resident’s experience.
  • Provides for recreation and leisure activities including outings in accordance with established policy, physician’s orders, the resident plan of care and within the scope of practice.
  • Contributes to and sustains a plan of care to meet residents’ assessed need.
  • Assist in planning for assigned resident area activity calendars in accordance with the care plan goals and preferences of the residents on each home area.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and complete records of care delivered.
  • Demonstrates a professional working knowledge of all equipment used in the delivery of care.
  • Follows all corporate policies and procedures; contributes to the development of site-specific recreation therapy policies as indicated.
  • Identifies appropriate therapeutic recreation goals and interventions on the care plans of identified residents.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Recreation and Social Activity staff must have completed a diploma or degree in recreation/leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, kinesiology or other related field from a recognized college or university or have qualifications as identified under the Ontario Regulations 79/10 67(1,2,3).
  • Qualified under the Long Term Care Homes Act, 2007 and Ontario Regulations 79/10 or qualifications as identified under Ontario Regulations 79/10.
  • Experience working in a long term care setting is an asset.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to follow direction and work in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of programming needs for older adults diagnosed with dementia.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
  • Basic computer skills (experience in computerized documentation an asset).
  • Proof of COVID-19 Immunization or proof of valid medical exemption.

Information for Interested Candidates

A detailed job description and instructions on how to apply are available on the County’s website, www.grey.ca/careers

NOTE: Proof of COVID-19 full immunization or proof of valid medical exemption is a requirement of employment at Grey County.

Candidates for the above position are invited to submit resumes prior to the submission deadline: Friday September 30, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.

LTC Recruitment


595 9th Avenue East

Owen Sound, ON N4K 3E3

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all applicants. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

The County of Grey is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance

Any personal information submitted will be managed in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used only to determine eligibility for employment.

Based on the nature of the position, pre-employment screening may be required including but not limited to; Criminal Record Searches, Financial Credit Inquiries; Educational and Credential Verification; Driver’s Abstracts; Drug/Alcohol Testing; Pre-Medical Testing and Investigative Employment References.

How to Apply

By Email: LTCcareers@grey.ca

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