Recreational Therapy Manager – John Knox Village of Florida – Fort Lauderdale, FL
Meaningful Life Recreational Therapy Manager
John Knox Village is seeking a self-motivated Recreational Therapy Manager with a valid CTRS certification to develop and offer creative activities for the Elders of John Knox Village. This is an exciting opportunity to provide innovative lifestyle and entertainment opportunities that enhance the lives of the residents at John Knox Village.
This dynamic position involves a variety of support in key areas. You will be responsible for planning and implementing programming that provides high quality clinical support as well as researching, developing and implementing dementia programs. You will manage resident volunteer activities and programming, while sustaining community support groups; such as, Alzheimer/Dementia, Parkinson’s, Transition and Grievance. You will also be responsible for staff development such as orientation, training and direct supervision of Recreational Enrichment Coordinators. This position provides meaning and support to many important aspects of the residents’ daily lives.
We want to speak with individuals who hold a valid Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist (CTRS) Certification as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Health/Wellness or a relevant field. Prior management experience (3+ years), as well as a minimum of two years’ experience of engagement with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Well-developed skills in general management, organization and strategic planning will be vital to this position.
The many benefits to working with John Knox Village includes being part of a winning team, ability to learn and grow, on-going educational opportunities and the ability to lead your team in driving top-tier performance for the organization. In exchange, we offer competitive pay supported by a comprehensive benefits program (eligibility requirements) including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision coverage, 401(k), paid time off and more. John Knox Village, conveniently located in Pompano Beach, at 550 SW 3rd Street, with easy access from major highways and transportation options is a drug-free and tobacco-free workplace.