Activity Aide- Permanent Part Time

  • 12 Nov 2021
  • Cannington, Ontario, Canada
  • Bon Air
  • Part-time
  • Programs
  • res-01984

Are you an individual that has a passion for making a difference? 

At Bon Air Long Term Care Residence  we are passionate about ‘Making Every Moment Matter.” We are seeking a candidate that shares our values - a person who has a passion to make a difference, who has a strong moral compass and has a commitment to teamwork. 

At Bon Air Long Term Care Residence , we are passionate about providing compassionate care for families' loved ones, where the residents of our home come before anything else. Our values follow a ‘People’ focused philosophy, Participation ~ Excellence ~ Openness ~ Performance ~ Longevity ~ Efficient Use of Resources. This philosophy can be seen in every aspect and level of our home. 

A day in the role of an Activity Aide at Bon Air Long Term Care Residence .

As an Activity Aide at Bon Air Long Term Care Residence , you will be given high expectations, as well as an expectation to continue personal growth and professional growth. In this position, you will be gifted with a rewarding experience every day in the form of being able to see the exact impact you place on our residents. 

This position is responsible for but not limited to:

  • Plan, implement and evaluate both individual and group activation program based on assessed needs and as assigned by the Supervisor,

  • Set up and clean the 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

At Bon Air Long Term Care Residence  we take pride in our employees, so your qualifications are important to us. We use them to get to know you and see if we are a good fit for each other. The qualifications needed to join our family at Bon Air Long Term Care Residence  are as follows:

  • 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 the 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,

  • Current CPR/First-Aid and Food Handler’s certification,

  • Knowledge of MDS/RAI would be an asset,

  • GPA and Montessori certificates would be an asset.

  • Must have a clear vulnerable sector screen, no older than 6 months, TB test results less than 6 months old, must be able to provide three supervisory references.

  • Bon Air Long Term Care Residence  recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, staff and others from COVID-19. As such, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, it will be a condition of employment that all new hires have received, at minimum, the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada with the second dose scheduled.

How to apply?

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references. We look forward to speaking with you, and making every moment count!

Our organization takes the accessibility needs of employees and candidates with disabilities into account during the position summary review process. Employees and candidates are required to notify their Director/Manager/Supervisor or Hiring Manager if they have any particular accessibility needs and the organization will work with the employee to address them.


 

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