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R.K MacDonald

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

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.
• Regular and consistent attendance is essential
Please refer to Therapeutic Recreation Programmer Job Description via our Website
Hours of Work
Permanent Part-Time 40 hrs. Bi-weekly

(Hours and days may vary with Recreational Activities).


$19.59080 /hour (Paid for Breaks and Dinner)

Benefits/Pension Information

Health Benefits: Manulife Must: (Health (Travel), Dental, Life, Ltd and other Optional’s
Pension: NSHEPP (can defer for three (3) mos.)
Sick Time: (Following successful completion of probation period)
Vac. Time: prorated on part time hrs.
Holiday Time: prorated on part time hrs.
Gym Membership (Corp rate available with Good life)

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. This is a non-union position. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative in all job positions of the residents we serve. 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:

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