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Recreation Aide in Winnipeg at Revera Inc

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    Winnipeg
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/9/2018
  • Division
    Long Term Care

Job Description

Division: Long Term Care

Site: Kildonan PCC

Site Address: Kildonan PCC,1970 Henderson Highway,Winnipeg,MB,R2G 1P2

Employment Type: Full Time Contract

Expiration Date: 05/12/2018

 


Reporting to the Recreation Manager, the Recreation Aide assists 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).