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Recreation Aide in Edmonton at Revera

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Division: Long Term Care

Site: Jasper Place

Site Address: Jasper Place,8903-168th St.,Edmonton,AB,T5R 2V6

Employment Type: Part Time

Expiration Date: 31/08/2018

 


Reporting to the Recreation Manager, the Recreation Aide assist in the planning, organization and implementation of meaningful programs for the residents.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the planning, organization and implementation of meaningful programs for the residents, in collaboration with the Recreation Manager & Executive Director;
  • Assists with the maintenance of appropriate department records including assessments, evaluations of planned programs detailing individual participation, charting;
  • Maintains effective communication and good human relations with residents, families, volunteers and staff of other departments, keeping them informed of current and upcoming events;
  • Attends in-service education in order to keep informed of current trends in the total care of the elderly;
  • Participates in team meetings to plan programs with residents' interest in mind;.
  • Facilitating residents to scheduled and pre-arranged outings;
  • Assisting with assessment of individual resident activity levels;
  • Preparing, carrying out and evaluating daily activities;
  • Assisting with meal services as required;
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • College diploma in Recreation, Leisure Studies, Gerontology or equivalent is required;
  • Previous experience working with seniors;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • An energetic, compassionate person who enjoys working with the elderly;
  • Valid provincial driver's license to transport residents by van (i.e.: Class 4; Class F). 
  • Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Screening (VPS).

* Hours of work: 27 hours bi-weekly, Saturday & Sunday (9:00am - 4:30pm) and Monday & Friday (1:30pm - 8:30pm).