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ACTIVITY AIDE(Casual)- Rouge Valley

Extendicare Canada Inc.

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted November 4, 2020.

ACTIVITY AIDE (Casual)- Rouge Valley

Candidates are invited to apply for the position of Casual Activity Aide at our 192-bed long term care home. Reporting to the resident Program Supervisor, the successful candidate will have the following qualifications.

Hours: Must be available to work flexible hours, including days and weekends, according to the home’s needs (days, evenings, weekends) and direction of supervisor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in recreation and leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, Kinesiology or other related fields from the community college or university
  • Knowledge and experience in one-one/group program planning, implementation and evaluation for both cognitively impaired and unimpaired populations, plus commitment to serve cultural and religious diversity.
  • Ability to plan, implement, evaluate new ideas, resident programs & volunteer initiatives.
  • Knowledge and experience working with a diverse geriatric population, including people with cognitive impairment.
  • Demonstrated excellent in written documentation and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in care planning and resident assessments. Experience with Point Click Care RAI-MDS documentation and ActivityPro an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and positive attitude.
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a team, manage time and organize space effectively.

RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Plan, implement and evaluate both individual and group recreation programs based on assessed needs of residents and as assigned by supervisor.
  • Set up and clean activity areas and transport residents to and from programs. Monitor behaviors and conditions of residents during programs, and report and significant changes as appropriate.
  • Participate in development and revision and revision of programs and volunteer department under the guidance of the supervisor.
  • Maintain program and resident records according to department policy.
  • Work cooperatively with other department to meet resident needs.

CLOSING DATE

Applicants to submit cover letter and resume by November 20th to:

Jhoshua Perez, Program supervisor

551 Conlins Road Toronto, Ontario   M1B 5S1

Tel: (416)- 282-6768 Email: jperez@extendicare.com