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Care/Activity Aide

Care/Activity Aide

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Job Description

 

Job Title: Care/Activity Aide
Work Site: Community Health, West Vancouver, BC
Status: Casual 
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: $19.98 - $21.85 per hour
Hours: 0830-1630
Reference#: 100153-jfr


JOB SUMMARY:

Within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Care/Activity Aide is responsible for providing assistance to clients with personal care and carrying out established recreation programs. In collaboration with the team, provides input to the development and evaluation of the therapeutic leisure and recreation program to meet specific client needs. Implements and participates in established activities of the therapeutic leisure and recreation program.

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, Skills & 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.

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

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca 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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