• Activity Aide Red Deer

    Job Locations CA-AB-Red Deer
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/8/2018 1:23 PM)
    Competition Number
    CC-60606-VM
    Department Name
    Rehabilitation
    Facility Name
    Villa Marie, Red Deer
    FTE
    0.60
    Job Type
    Permanent, Part Time
    Affiliation
    AUPE - Alberta Union of Provincial Employees
    Min
    CAD $23.41/Hr.
    Hours Worked
    TBD
    Max
    CAD $27.47/Hr.
    Shift Rotation
    TBD
    Who can Apply
    Open to the public
  • Job Description

    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, Saint Thomas Health centre 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 LPN 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 Summary:

     

    The Activity Aide assists in the planning, implementing and evaluation of recreation and leisure programs to meet the physical social, emotional, intellectual, spiritual and cultural needs and interests of the residents. Some job duties of the Activity Aide include:

     

    • Working with the Recreation Manager and residents in the development and delivery of innovative recreation and leisure programs that promote a quality of life experience.
    • Coordination, encouragement and motivation of residents to be as fully involved and independent as possible to participate in programs.
    • Ensuring activity equipment and supplies are used, maintained and stored in a safe, clean and efficient manner and Reporting of unsafe or faulty equipment to manager
    • Maintains resident documentation/charting as directed by policy/practice.
    • Actively participates in meetings, committees and educational in-services as required
    • Promotes and publicizes programs and special events

     

    Qualifications:

    • Certificate in Therapeutic Recreation Aide (gerontology).
    • Standard First Aid & CPR training.
    • Valid Class 4 Driver’s License
    • One year in an Assisted Living/Continuing Care environment preferred.
    • Previous experience providing recreation therapy to senior and physically challenged populations.
    • Appreciation and interest in volunteerism is essential.
    • Effective verbal and written (English) communication skills.
    • Effective organizational skills.
    • Computer skills and knowledge.
    • Ability to prioritize multiple work demands.
    • Organized and flexible.
    • Self-motivated and capable of working independently as well as working within a team environment.
    • Good assertiveness and stress management skills.

    When Applying

    Only 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 qualified individuals to apply.

    We thank you in advance for applying with Covenant Care.

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