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RECREATION AIDE (Casual) – VILLA COLOMBO SERVICES FOR SENIORS

Extendicare Canada Inc.

This is a Part-time position in Toronto, ON posted July 22, 2017.

RECREATION AIDE (Casual) – VILLA COLOMBO SERVICES FOR SENIORS

 

Candidates are invited to apply for the above positions to work at Villa Colombo Services for Seniors, a 391-bed long-term care facility, located in Toronto, Ontario.

 

The incumbent will report to the Manager, Programs.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, implement and evaluate both individual and group activation program based on assessed needs and as assigned by the Manager.
  • Set up and clean activity area as necessary and transport residents to and from programs. Monitor the behaviour and condition of residents during programs, and report any significant changes to the Manager and nursing staff as appropriate.
  • Maintain program and resident records according to department policy. Communicate participation by residents to registered staff.
  • Work cooperatively with other departments to meet resident needs.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in recreation and leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, kinesiology or other related field from a community college or university or enrolled in same required. If enrolled, must complete program within 3 years of hire date.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, as well as excellent documentation skills.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in one-one/group program planning, implementation and evaluation for both well and the cognitively impaired.
  • Ability to work independently and ability to manage time effectively.
  • Ability to plan, implement, evaluate new ideas, resident programs and volunteer initiatives.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in working with the geriatric population especially those with cognitive impairments.
  • Ability to speak Italian is a definite asset.A police reference check for the vulnerable sector, not older than 6 months, will be required.

CLOSING DATE: Friday, August 4, 2017

 

Interested applicants may forward their resume to:

Roger Carlos, Manager, Human Resources at

 

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Villa Colombo’s policies, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Villa Colombo’s hiring process. To avoid any delays in the recruitment process, if you require accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process, you must provide your accommodation needs in advance. You may also be required to submit adequate medical/other documentation to Human Resources to support your request for accommodation.

 

 

In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  Accommodation needs must be provided in advance.   To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.

Skills Required

  • Education level: None
  • Work experience (years): None

Package

Salary: N/D