Competition #:430-01-10-05 2018 Job Title: Therapeutic Recreation Programmer

     Competition #:430-01-10-05 2018     Job Title:         Therapeutic Recreation Programmer

Dept.:       Recreation, Spiritual & Volunteer           Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: May 10, 2018                Close Date:     May, 17, 2018

Reg/Temporary/Casual                      Full/Part:        Casual (subject to change)

Union: non union

Applications are accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs 267 staff in various Departments.

Skills & Abilities required: refer to Therapeutic Recreation Programmer Job Description via our Website  

Qualifications required:

  • Therapeutic Recreation Diploma or equivalent to NSRPH classification for Programmer II
  • Minimum of 3 years recent experience in a Long – term Care and/or Community setting
  • Proven leadership ability and excellent communication skills
  • Enjoy working with the elderly
  • Musical ability would be an asset.


Hours of Work


Hours and days may vary with Recreational Activities).


$18.64086 /hour (Paid for Breaks and Dinner)

Benefits/Pension Information

Casual benefits

% vac paid per hours worked

Pro-rated Holiday per hours worked

Closing Statement

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within two weeks of closing date. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment.

Additional Information

Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey -Human Resources Coordinator

902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email: