New Job Recreation Assistant In Nova Scotia

Recreation Assistant
Recreation Assistant

Recreation Assistant

Company : Ridgewood Assisted Living
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Nova Scotia

Full Description

Ridgewood is built on the belief that people come first and excellence in care and service shape all our relationships. We want our residents and their families to call Ridgewood home. People choose to live at Ridgewood because they have heard of our exceptional staff, compassionate care and premium living community. We are seeking individuals who show the true spirit of teamwork and a strong ethic of care to join our team. Located at 372 Aberdeen Road, Bridgewater, Ridgewood accommodates approximately 60 residents. Each resident has a furnished private suite with spacious private ensuite. Double rooms are available for couples. Ridgewood has a fully staffed kitchen and a large well-appointed dining room for home cooked meals. Our staff and residents have access to beautiful landscaped property with comfortable garden spaces.

Open Position

Recreation Assistant – Casual Support Position (with potential to expand within organization)

Ridgewood Offers: A positive place to work, a competitive compensation package, pension and benefits. Our approach to work and scheduling shifts gives our staff greater flexibility and the opportunity for a better life at home and on the job.

If you would like to work in a truly meaningful environment and feel your qualifications and attitude can positively impact the residents and the team of Ridgewood, please submit your resume to schedule an interview.

Role includes assisting Director of Engagement with the following tasks but not limited to:

  • Ensure that recreation activities are operated and maintained effectively and safely, are age and stage appropriate, and follow all policies, procedures, legislation and best practices.
  • Promote recreation programs and ensure all residents are aware of available opportunities and activities.
  • Maintain the comfort, privacy, and dignity of each resident in the delivery of services. Interact with residents in a manner that displays warmth and promotes a caring environment.
  • Maintain a safe environment.
  • Uphold all resident and employee confidentiality laws and regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Comply with policy and procedure concerning safety, hygiene and appearance.
  • You will be expected to lift, carry and manage all equipment involved. You may have to work odd hours to complete special projects or participate in or coordinate evening and off-hour activities.

If you are dependable, dedicated, compassionate & pride yourself on your attention to detail then we would love to hear from you!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Bridgewater, NS: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Do you have a recent police record check, do you currently live in Lunenburg County?

Work Location: In person