• Activity Worker - Residential Care (Recreation)

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Activity Worker - for Residential Care
    Work Site: Banfield Pavilions, Vancouver, BC
    Status: Regular Full Time
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Salary: $23.93 per hour
    Hours: 0800-1600; 1200-2000, rotating Saturday and Sunday as days off
    Reference#: 106384-rle


    JOB SUMMARY:

    Within the context of a client, resident and family centred care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Activity Worker works under general supervision and in cooperation with multi-disciplinary team members to carry out established activity programs. Responsibilities include organizing activities, accompanying clients/residents on outings and coordinating portering, demonstrating and teaching activity techniques, and assisting clients and residents with practicing daily living skills. Reports relevant observations of client and resident progress and behaviours to Therapist and/or other healthcare staff, provides direction to volunteers, organizes equipment and supplies for activities, ensures a safe work environment and maintains established inventory of supplies.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education & Experience

    • Grade 12.
    • Completion of recognized recreational courses plus two (2) years’ recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Knowledge & Abilities

    • Ability to organize work.
    • Ability to teach.
    • Ability to deal with others effectively.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
    • Ability to operate related equipment.



    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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