Job Title: Care/Activity Aide
Work Site: Shorncliffe Village Care Home - Sechelt, BC
Status: Temporary Part Time (0.8 FTE)
As soon as possible until approximately Mar. 31,2021
Salary: $25.33 per hour
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 Shorncliffe Village Care Home in Sechelt, 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.
WHO WE ARE:
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, Bella Bella, Bella Coola, and the Central Coast. 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.
ABOUT SECHELT, BC:
The District Municipality of Sechelt is located on the lower Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, approximately 50 km northwest of Vancouver. It is accessible from the mainland by a 40-minute ferry trip between Horseshoe Bay and Langdale, followed by a 25-minute drive along Highway 101, also known as the Sunshine Coast Highway. This charming seaside community is known for its natural beauty and is a popular destination for outdoor activities including sightseeing, boating, diving, camping and mountain biking. There are also several municipal parks, plenty of eateries, locally owned shops, boutiques and galleries, and a golf course. Imagine a lifestyle where you are only a short walk or bike ride to work, you go home for lunch and you are home again in time for an activity or go for a hike AND watch the sunset - all before dinner. That is what Sechelt has to offer you!
Education & Experience
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.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings 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.