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St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre

In the spirit of the Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph, we reveal God’s love and mercy through compassionate care focussed on the body, mind and soul of all those whose lives we touch.  

JOB TITLE: Recreation Assistant, Permanent Part-Time
DUTIES: Under the direction of the Director of Therapeutic Services or delegate; develops, implements, and evaluates Patient Programmes; serves as an active member on committees as directed; coordinates patient activities with other departments; provides support and guidance to volunteers and co-op services surrounding patient programming, safety and applicable Acts. Assists in designing, publicizing, responding, implementing and evaluating programs that meet the recreational needs of both long-stay and restorative care patients; contributes to treatment plans, program development and evaluations; including but not limited to, care-planning and Minimum Data Set. Utilizes community resources for a variety of recreation programs, including outings and transitioning patients back to community; maintains proper statistical records in accordance with policy and procedure; completes all required documentation and all other tasks assigned by the  Director of Therapeutic Services or delegate.

Accommodation will be provided for all parts of the hiring process in compliance
with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants must make their needs known in advance.


  1. Degree or Diploma in Recreation/Leisure Studies from a Post Secondary Institution or equivalent
  2. Demonstrates skill in group dynamics, communication and interpersonal relationships
  3. 2 years of experience in Hospital, Rehabilitation or Long-Term Care setting
  4. Ability to communicate in both official languages is required
  5. Has a current “G” Drivers License

RATE OF PAY: Per collective agreement

HOURS OF WORK: Average of hours per week-  26.25 hours/week
Days, evenings and weekends

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Recreation Assistant, Permanent Part-Time