Care/Activity Aide
Vancouver Coastal Health
North Vancouver, BC, CA
1d ago

Job Description

Care / Activity Aide Work Site : Adult Day Care, Margaret Fulton Centre - West Vancouver, BCRegular Part Time (0.4 FTE) Start Date :

Hours : 0815-1615

Days off : Rotating

Come work as a Care / Activity Aide in West Vancouver with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Care / Activity Aide to join its team at the Margaret Fulton Centre in West Vancouver, BC.

Apply today to join our team!

As a Care / Activity Aide, you will :

  • Be responsible for providing assistance to clients with personal care and carrying out established recreation programs.
  • In collaboration with the team, 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.
  • 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.

    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
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