Quality of Life Aide/Recreation Assistant
Extendicare Michener Hill
Canada, Alberta, Red Deer
5d ago

Job Description

Quality of Life Aide / Recreation Assistant (Full-Time) Extendicare Michener Hill

Candidates are invited to apply for the full-time (1.0 FTE) position of Quality of Life Aide at our Extendicare Michener Hill Home, a 220-bed long-term care 60-bed Supportive Living home, located in Red Deer, Alberta.

Reporting to the Recreation Therapist, the Quality of Life Aide will have the following responsibilities and qualifications :

RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Provide meaningful and engaging activities for residents using a holistic approach
  • Plan recreation activities in correlation with monthly calendar
  • Facilitate recreation programs, entertainment, and special events
  • Communicate with professional staff when resident may need specific therapeutic interventions
  • Porter residents to and from facility activities and events
  • Work to provide therapeutic interventions that focus on all domains : cognitive, social, physical, sensory and spiritual
  • Communicate with other Quality of Life Aides to provide programs
  • Work with volunteers by helping to facilitate resident interactions and programs
  • Provide evening and weekend programming
  • QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Diploma in Recreation / Health Related Field
  • Experience working in recreation
  • Experience working in a long term care setting
  • Ability to work in a team setting
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong organization, planning, time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to be creative and flexible
  • Ability to take initiative and work both independently and collaboratively
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