Vancouver Coastal Health

Care/Activity Aide

Job Description

Job Title: Care/Activity Aide
Work Site: Margaret Fulton Centre - North Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Part Time (0.40 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $23.27 - $25.45 per hour
Hours:

0815-1615

Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 165688-awu

 

Come work as a Care/Activity Aide with Vancouver Coastal Health!

 

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Care Aide with an Activity Assistant certificate to join the team at the Margaret Fulton Adult Day Care Centre in North Vancouver, BC.  Apply today to join our team!

 

As an Care/Activity Aide at Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Be responsible for providing assistance to clients with personal care and carrying out established recreation programs.
  • Provide input to the development and evaluation of the therapeutic leisure and recreation program to meet specific client needs.
  • Implement and participate in established activities of the therapeutic leisure and recreation program.

ABOUT THE ADULT DAY CARE PROGRAM:

 

The Adult Day Program provides a range of health, personal, social and therapeutic recreation services and activities in a safe and caring environment. It is a supportive community program for seniors and people with varying abilities to help them remain at home and provides respite for caregivers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Grade 12.

  • Graduation from a recognized Home Support Worker/Resident Care Aide program.

  • Successful completion of an Activity Assistant Program from a recognized college, one year recent experience working with a physically and/or mentally frail adult population including recent experience working as resident care aide/home support worker with personal care or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Current First Aid and CPR certificates.

  • Valid Class V Driver’s License.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to work in a flexible and collaborative manner with the team.
  • Ability to demonstrate respect for the rights, confidentiality, dignity and self-esteem of those who are elderly, physically disabled or cognitively impaired.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to follow instructions and to work independently.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.


***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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