Join us as a Temp. Full Time Music Facilitator

Position Term to December 31, 2022

Facility:  Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
Location:  Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia
Job Category:  Music Facilitator
Position Available:  One (1) Temporary Full-time (1.0 FTE) until December 31, 2022

Organization 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: Reporting to the Director of Therapeutics the Music Facilitator is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating music programs on an individual basis and group setting.  The Music Facilitator must demonstrate an understanding of the cognitive, spiritual, physical and psycho-social benefits that music provides in maintaining and/or enhancing the quality of lift of residents. 


  • A post-secondary degree in Recreation/Leisure Studies or a two (2) year community college diploma in Therapeutic Recreation
  • Certificate in Music or equivalent an asset
  • Minimum of one-year combined experience in the delivery of music preferred
  • Proficiency in playing Musical instruments –piano or guitar is an asset.
  • Experience working in a health care setting, considered an asset.
  • Experience in providing leadership, developing, implementing a music program that promotes wellness
  • Must possess the following characteristics and skills: strong interpersonal skills, including active listening and empathy; effective oral and written communication skills; excellent organizations and planning skills; creative problem-solving and good assessment skills
  • Basic computer skills required

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre Offers:

  • Free Parking & on Bus Route
  • Competitive benefits package
  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • A supportive work environment

The successful candidate will be required to submit a criminal record and vulnerable sector check on offer of employment.

Salary Range:  In accordance with current collective agreement between Ocean View Continuing Care Centre and C.U.P.E. Local 1245

Hours of Work:  Days / Evenings / Weekends

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

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