Recreation Aide

  • Company:
    Retirement Concepts
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    10 hours ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Title
Recreation Aide
Job ID
024-2447-18
Facility Name
Langley Seniors Village (LSV)
City
Langley
Job Category
Clinical Support [Registered Nurses][Licensed Practical Nurses][Registered Care Aides][Recreational Therapists]
Job Status
Casual
Position Summary
Under the direction of the Recreation Manager and/or designate, the recreation aide assists in the planning, implementing and evaluation of activity programs to meet the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and cultural needs and interests of the residents/tenants.
Responsibilities
Include but not limited to;
1. Assists in the development of recreation and leisure services including program research development, implementation and evaluation as required.
2. Carries out established recreation programs including, but not limited to, outings, exercises, crafts, social events, entertainment, games, music, etc.
3. Assists in the completion and posting of monthly calendars and newsletters outlining programs and services available to residents/tenants and families as required.
4. Assists in the co-ordination of external groups to provide in-house programs as required.
5. Assists residents to, during, and from programs as required.
6. Assists, encourages, and motivates residents/tenants to participate in recreational activities.
7. Observes and reports any changes in residents/tenants to supervisor and/or nurse and documents as per policy and procedures.
8. Ensures recreational equipment and supplies are used, maintained and stored in a safe, clean, and efficient manner. Reports unsafe or faulty equipment to supervisor.
9. Actively participates in C.Q.I. program, meetings, committees and educational in-services as required. Assists in the maintenance of statistical records.
10. Provides guidance, assistance and support to volunteers. Assists Recreation Manager or designate in the evaluation processes of volunteers. Assists with admission/orientation of new residents/tenants
11. Encourages residents/tenants as volunteers in their own community.
12. Performs other related duties as required.
Qualifications
1. A two year Recreation or equivalent Diploma; or at a minimum a Residential Care Aide with a Recreation/Activity Certificate.
2. Experience in a senior’s focused environment preferred, Dementia course an asset.
3. Basic First Aid Certificate (Current).
4. Food Safe Course or equivalent (Current).
5. Valid Class 4 (Unrestricted) BC Driver’s License as required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
1. Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently and understand verbal and written instructions.
2. Good interpersonal and organizational skills.
3. Basic computer skills including Word, Publisher, and Outlook.