Recreation Therapist – Connecting Care – Cochrane, AB

Recreation Therapist – Connecting Care – Cochrane, AB.



Required for a Supportive Living community in Cochrane.

Operated by Connecting Care – A leader in seniors’ supportive housing management in Alberta.

Fulfilling this Care Partner Role:

To ensure that we have the right person with the right knowledge to fulfill this role, the following is required:

  • Grade 12 Diploma or recognized equivalent is required.
  • Diploma in recreation with a specialization in therapeutic recreation or Degree in Recreation Therapy, Leisure Studies, or Recreation Administration is required.
  • Registered with the Alberta Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA) required or must be able to obtain.
  • Experience in recreation programs and providing recreation therapy services.
  • Knowledge of services, assessments, care planning, all applicable regulations, guidelines, and standards as they relate to recreational services.
  • Commitment to person directed care approaches.
  • Being responsive to the needs of Care Partners.
  • Being a companion, balance giving and receiving care.
  • Spontaneous at times.
  • Commitment to Person Centered care approaches.
  • Flexibility and a willingness to modify role duties for the overall good of the Community and the Residents.
  • Demonstrates an awareness of accident and injury prevention; adheres to safe work practices and procedures

Position: Full-time

Wage: $28.28/hour

Competition #: 02092020 – PWLCR


Only successful applicants will be notified.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $28.28 per hour


  • Discounted or free food
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • RRSP match
  • Wellness program


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

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