Activity Assistant – St Teresa Place – Calgary

  • Company:
    Covenant Care
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    14 hours ago
  • Category:
    General Labour

About the Organization:Covenant Care is a non-profit partner in Alberta’s integrated health system serving seniors of all faiths and backgrounds. We are committed to innovative approaches to support seniors in a caring community where they can thrive.Covenant Care’s communities are Holy Cross Manor, St. Marguerite Manor, and St. Teresa Place in Calgary, Villa Marie in Red Deer, Centre de Santé Saint-Thomas in Edmonton, Foyer Lacombe in St. Albert, and Chateau Vitaline in Beaumont.Covenant Care welcomes all those who serve those most in need.We are called to continue the healing ministry of Jesus by serving with compassion, upholding the sacredness of life in all stages, and caring for the whole person- body, mind and soul. The position of Activity Assistant will commit to incorporate our mission, vision, and our values, which are Compassion, Collaboration, Respect, Social Justice, Integrity and Stewardship, and uphold our ethical traditions as foundational aspects in all actions and decision-making.Position SummaryReporting tothe Recreation Therapist, through the promotion of resident choice and independence, the Activity Assistant fosters and maintains effective interactions and relationships with peers, supervisors, managers, residents, families, physicians, voulnteers and community resource providers. The successful incumbent will plan, implement and deliver goal oriented programs and services designed to assist residents in achieving optimal levels of functioning in leisure experience and programming of their choice. An appreciation and understanding of volunteerism is essential in this role.As a member of the care team, the Activity Assistantwill act as an ambassador and role modelin accordance with Covenant Care’s Mission, Vision, and Values.QualificationsMinimum Grade 12 requiredCurrent Recreation Therapy Assistant Certificaterequired; empasis on gerontolgy perferredClass 4 Driver”s LicenseMinimum one (1) year in an assisted living/continuing care environment perferredStandard First Aid & CPR training requiredCurrent Food Safe certificate requiredPrevious experience providing recreation therapy to geriatric and physically challengedpopulationsOnly those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.All employees new to Covenant Care must provide a criminal records check, including vulnerable sector search.Covenant Care is committed to an inclusive work environment and encourages all qualifiedindividuals to apply.We thank you in advance for applying with Covenant Care.