Example Cover Letter – Recreational Therapist

Dear Hiring Manager,

I am writing to express my interest in the Recreational Therapist position at ABC Hospital. With 6 years of experience working with diverse populations, I believe that I have the knowledge and training necessary to excel in this role.

Most recently, I worked as a Recreational Therapist at XYZ Hospital. My responsibilities included assisting clients in developing leisure activities and programs that would improve their physical and mental health. In addition to providing direct client care, I was also responsible for creating recreational activity plans and leading group therapy sessions. During my tenure there, I was instrumental in developing several successful outreach programs that positively impacted the community.

My extensive training in recreation therapy and psychology, combined with my interpersonal skills, have enabled me to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues alike. I am well-versed in creating individual and group activity plans, as well as developing strategies for overcoming emotional issues. My therapeutic approach is focused on providing a safe and comfortable environment for clients to explore their feelings, gain confidence and develop healthy coping mechanisms. I am also an expert in behavior management techniques and can identify the warning signs of physical and mental health issues.

I would love to bring my experience, dedication and enthusiasm to this position at ABC Hospital. Please find enclosed my resume, which provides more detail about my qualifications. I look forward to hearing from you and discussing my candidacy further.


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