Join us as a Music Facilitator

Temporary Full-time for 1 year

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre in Eastern Passage, NS, Canada

Facility: Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
Location: Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia
Job Category: Recreation, Music, Leisure
Position Available: Temporary Full-time (1.0 FTE) for 1 year

Facility Description:

Ocean View is a Charitable organization that has been operating since the early 1960’s. We provide a variety of services, predominately for seniors and other folks that need a little extra help in day to day living. Between in care living and community supports, we proudly serve over 500 individuals each year through our 320+ staff and 100+ volunteers. Our vision is to be the “community of choice” for Nova Scotians needing support in a place they call home. We are committed to the highest standards of support and services and we promote a healthy workplace for staff. We foster a healthy work-life balance and use the latest best practice information at all levels. Fully accredited by Accreditation Canada since 1974, our commitment to excellence and safety is unsurpassed.

Job Summary:

Therapeutic Music is a process through which music is used to support development, health and well-being.  Whether within a group setting or on a one-to-one basis, music is used to promote the cognitive, communicative, emotional, physical, social and spiritual health of our residents.

Duties & Responsibilities Include:

  • Develops, plans, implements and evaluates therapeutic music programs, with a focus on the social, emotional, physical, cognitive and spiritual needs of the residents in a variety of settings
  • In conversations with the interdisciplinary team, assesses the abilities and needs of the population served and establishes goals and objectives to meet identified needs
  • Prepared space and equipment for music therapy programs and cleans up program areas
  • Maintains proper care and safety of supplies and equipment used
  • Document’s client participation and progress
  • Analyzes data collected to assist in the development of appropriate programs


  • Certificate in Music Therapy or equivalent
  • Minimum of one-year combined experience in the delivery of music
  • Experience in a health care setting preferred

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre Offers:

  • Free Parking & on Bus Route
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • A supportive work environment

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive compensation package including an attractive benefits plan. The salary range is in accordance with the current Collective Agreement between Ocean View and C.U.P.E. Local 1245

Hours of Work:  The regular hours of work are intended to be 10, 8 hours shifts over a two-week period and may include evenings and/or weekends, as scheduled.

Only those granted an Interview will be contacted.  Successful candidates will be required to provide a current Criminal Records Check and a Vulnerable Sector Check.

Please be aware that OVCCC is a pet friendly environment that is home to several animals including cats, birds, and rabbits.

Please direct all applications to:
Human Resources

Or Fax to: 902-465-4929