Recreation / Activity Aide - Malaspina Gardens
Pro Vita is looking for Recreation/Activity Aides with a passion for the elderly to join our team to support our residents in Long Term Care in Nanaimo.
Company Name: Pro Vita Care Management
Job Title: Recreation/Activity Aide (NOC 33109)
Location of Work: 100 Eleventh Street, Nanaimo, V9R 6R6
Term of Employment: Full-time
Sunday - Thursday, 8:00am-4:00pm/ 12:00pm-8:00pm, 37.5 hours week
Wage*: $28.74 /hour
Recreation / Activity Aide Must Haves:
- Graduation from a recognized institution with a Recreational/Activity Certification or combination of experience/training.
- Holds and Maintains a Valid Class 4 BC driver’s license, as applicable to care home needs.
- Maintains Valid Occupational First Aide Level 1 Certificate including CPR “A”.
- Maintains Food Safe Level 1.
- Passes and complies with Ministry of Justice Criminal Record Check upon hire and every 5 years thereafter.
- Satisfactory proof of COVID-19 vaccinations.
Recreation / Activity Aide Nice to Haves:
- Experience working with seniors is preferred.
Recreation / Activity Aide Responsibilities:
- Participates in the creation, organization and implementation of therapeutic recreation programs such as arts and crafts, exercise, music, woodworking, cooking, baking, gardening, outings and other social programs.
- Teaches, directs and demonstrates activities to residents and volunteers.
- Transfers, porters and ambulates residents to and from activities. Implements ambulation programs as designed/designated by Occupational or Physiotherapy or rehab worker.
- Assists residents at meals, including feeding.
- Assists with admissions, discharges and transfers of residents as required.
- Provides input into planning and evaluating recreation programs by reporting observations and resident feedback to the Recreation Coordinator/Manager.
- Completes recording/ statistical sheets on activities including attendance at each activity.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
If you are a kind, caring individual who enjoys connecting with and making a difference in the lives of elders – Apply Today!
*Please note that Healthcare wages are being adjusted and topped up by the government currently, February 2023.
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