Closing Date: Jun-29-2021 at 1500 hrs.
Good Samaritan Stony Plain Care Centre
4800 55 Avenue, Stony Plain, AB
(Approximately 45km west of Edmonton)
The world could use more good samaritans. If you are interested in a diverse and rewarding career within a dynamic organization, then choose a career where people matter; where you are valued, appreciated for your hard work, and supported. Join a team that empowers you to live up to your potential so that you can feel part of something bigger and make a difference in the lives of others.
Employment Type: Casual 0 FTE
Hours of Work: 0800-1615(various)
Under the general supervision of the Occupational Therapist, you will aide in implementing occupational therapy programs and daily activities in a safe manner to meet the needs of residents with multiple diagnoses including dementia.
You are a self directed individual with strong communication skills in both verbal and written English. You have excellent time management skills, attention to detail and problem solving abilities. Ability to sew is required. Excellent observation and reporting skills are also necessary. Computer skills are an asset.
Grade 12 is required. Completion of Occupational Therapy Aide course preferred. Previous experience providing occupational therapy to geriatric and disabled populations, and those with cognitive impairments. Consideration may be given to individuals with experience supporting other populations. Food Safe 1 is required (post July 29, 2013) or equivalent for BC employees and Food Safety Basic or equivalent for Alberta employees.
Who we are:
At The Good Samaritan Society, Good Samaritan Canada, and Good Samaritan Delta View Care Centre, we believe that our employees are our number one asset. Since 1949, we have been providing excellence in complex/long term care, assisted/supportive living, and other specialized care services for the elderly and those with developmental and physical support requirements. We could not do what we do without our dedicated and committed employees.
What we can offer you:
Learning and development opportunities
Pension and benefits for eligible employees
Paid vacation time for eligible employees
Discounted services with many of our local businesses
Employee and Family Assistance Program
Employee recognition events
A current and clear Criminal Records Check Form and if applicable a Vulnerable Sector Check that has been obtained no more than 90 calendar days prior to the hire date.
A tuberculosis screening that has been completed no more than 12 months prior to the hire date.
How to apply:
Visit us online at www.gss.org or apply at https://hrnet.gss.org and create a profile
We thank all applicants, however only candidates under consideration will be contacted for an interview.