RECREATIONAL/ACTIVITY AIDE (Part-Time/Casual) – West Park Health Centre

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    negotiable / monthly
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    3 months ago
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    Health Care

Requisition #2303918 Job LocationCanada-Ontario-St. Catharines Job StreamMedical/Healthcare~ Job TypeCasual, Part-Time Number of Positions Open1 Start Date of Employment ASAP Posting Date15-May-2018 Travel RequiredNot Required Educational RequirementsCollege Diploma Languages RequiredEnglish Job Description RECREATIONAL/ACTIVITY AIDE (Part-Time/Casual) – West Park Health Centre Candidates are invited to apply for the casual position of Activation Aide, in our 93-bed Long-Term Care Home, located in St. Catherines. The incumbent will report to the Resident Services Manager. RESPONSIBILITIES Plan, implement and evaluate both individual and group activation program based on assessed needs and as assigned by the Supervisor. Set up and clean activity area as necessary and transport residents to and from programs. Monitor the behaviour and condition of residents during programs, and report any significant changes to the Supervisor and nursing staff as appropriate. Maintain program and resident records according to department policy. Communicate participation by residents to registered staff. Work cooperatively with other departments to meet resident needs. QUALIFICATIONS Post-secondary diploma or degree in recreation and leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, kinesiology or other related field from a community college or university or enrolled in same required. If enrolled, must complete program within 3 years of hire date. Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, as well as excellent documentation skills. Knowledge and demonstrated experience in one-one/group program planning, implementation and evaluation for both well and the cognitively impaired. Ability to work independently and ability to manage time effectively. Ability to plan, implement, evaluate new ideas, resident programs and volunteer initiatives. Knowledge and/or experience in working with the geriatric population especially those with cognitive impairments. CLOSING DATE: December 31st, 2018 All interested applicants are invited to apply: West Park Health Centre, Pamela Bateman, Resident Program Manager Email: In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodation needs must be provided in advance. To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.