Location: Hensall, ON
Position: Activity Aide
Tired of living to work? Work to LIVE in beautiful Hensall! Located in the heart of Huron County, Hensall is only a short distance from the shores of Lake Huron/Grand Bend, and only 40 minutes from the city of London and town of Stratford. There are many activities residents of Hensall can enjoy, such as all the joys beach life has to offer, as well as year round camping and amazing outdoor activities at Pinery Provincial Park. There are also flea markets, farmers markets, and numerous restaurants and art galleries around ‘Ontario’s West Coast’. And, with Hensall Heritage Hall, and the Stratford Theatre close by, you’re never from amazing live theatre!
Ask yourself three questions:
Are you looking for a role with tons of opportunity for career advancements?
Are you ready to be part of a team that will truly value your hard work, dedication and effort?
Are you passionate about providing compassionate and quality care to residents in long term care?
If the answer is yes, we would love to know more about you!
Southbridge Care Homes are currently looking to add one caring, passionate, and enthusiastic Activity Aide to our amazing home family, who can serve our lovely residents, to keep them safe, healthy, and happy. On the daily basis the Activity Aide will get to bring joy and fun to our residents. By assisting with the facilitation of different activities for our residents you will have a hand at making someone’s day… every day!
Duties and Responsibilities
Planning, implementing, and evaluating individual and group activities, in collaboration with the Supervisor.
Preparing for activities and helping residents to the activity areas.
Assist residents during the activities and report any significant changes to the Supervisor and nursing staff as appropriate.
Maintain program and resident records according to department policy.
Work with other departments to meet resident needs.
Post-secondary diploma or degree in recreation and leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, or another related field.
Passion for helping others and ability to bring fun and joy to all tasks.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge and demonstrated experience in individual and group program planning, implementation, and evaluation for those with differences in cognitive abilities.
Knowledge of and/or experience in working with senior populations.
Interested applicants should send their resume here. We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team! Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted.
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.