Winnipeg Health Region Recreation Coordinator-RR5-Spinal Cord Injury/Amputee/Neurolocomotor (Reposted 1921792A) in Winnipeg, MB

Winnipeg Health Region

Branch Winnipeg MB CA

Recreation Coordinator-RR5-Spinal Cord Injury/Amputee/Neurolocomotor (Reposted 1921792A)
Winnipeg, MB

The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. Must have extensive knowledge of social, recreational and leisure programming and…

Position #20006563

  • Bachelor degree in Recreation Studies or Bachelor of Recreation Management and Community Development or recreation degree determined to be equivalent by TRM.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with WRHA policy #20.20.210.
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention preferred.
  • Membership in TRM preferred.
  • 1-2 years recent experience working with individuals/groups in a health care environment preferred.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of social, recreational and leisure programming and recreation resources.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to function in a computerized environment.
  • Demonstrates initiative, resourcefulness, creativity, sound judgment and problem solving skills in all areas of practice.
  • Personal maturity and the ability to accept responsibility for actions and decisions are mandatory.
  • Preference will be given to candidates competent in an Aboriginal language and/or knowledgeable in Aboriginal customs, beliefs, and practices.

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


Under the general supervision of the Manager of Patient Care and direction from the Discipline Director, the incumbent contributes to the recovery of individuals experiencing developmental, cognitive, emotional, social, physical or coping difficulties through the delivery of group and/or individual therapeutic recreation interventions that include: Therapy to improve functional capabilities, well-being and facilitate independence in positive leisure pursuits; Leisure Education to enhance and promote life-long recreation skills and attitudes; Recreation Participation to promote health and personal growth through leisure and recreation experiences which contribute to the maintenance of physical, emotional and mental well-being during hospital admissions, and; Community Re-integration to provide assistance and support in removing physical and psychological barriers that impede participation in community recreation programs and services.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Good physical and mental health and manual dexterity.

Salary: Effective April 1, 2013 – $22.956, $23.851, $24.773, $25.749, $26.757, $27.935 MAHCP

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more EFT positions greater than 1.0 combined across the WRHA legal entity (Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA Corporate Programs, WRHA Community Health Services). Consider this prior to applying for positions, as Employees in this situation cannot be awarded an additional position that will put them over full-time (1.0 EFT).

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2014-10-31
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