Adult Day Service Assistant
Region of Peel
Greater Toronto Area, ON
Health Services – Long Term Care

CUPE LOCAL 966

Reporting to Supervisor, Adult Day Service and Community Programs (or designate) you will provide therapeutic and recreational services, and support the independence of clients in attendance at the Adult Day Service.

Responsibilities:
Assist with providing activities, which are varied to meet the needs of the participants from the community
Assist the participants to integrate into the group activities and programs which may include hobbies, social events, spiritual care programs and therapeutic regimes
Assess participants’ abilities and interests and recommend specific programs
Serve all meals and snacks to clients according to proper dietary requirements
Provide assistance for all activities of daily living
Maintain appropriate records in accordance with the policies and procedures and legislated standards of the Centre

Qualifications:
Post-secondary diploma in Social Services or Gerontology, OR two (2) year Activation/Recreation Therapy Diploma from an accredited community college is required
Previous experience of at least one year in Adult Day Service or a long term care setting is preferred
Must have effective oral and written communication skills in English
Must be able to communicate appropriately with residents, staff, volunteers and visitors
Computer skills are required
Must have and maintain a valid CPR/First Aid Certification
Food Handler Training Certificate required
May be required to hold a Class “F” license
Must be physically able to perform all delegated duties.
Compensation: As per collective agreement CUPE LOCAL 966

Location: Tall Pines - 1001 Peter Robertson Blvd.
Hours of Work: No guarantee of hours (Must be available to work Monday to Friday from 7:30am-6:00pm)

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by and complete the attached questionnaire.

Please note: Successful candidates hired to work within any of The Region of Peel’s Long Term Care Homes are required to provide the following information prior to hire:

  • Vulnerable Sector Police Check
  • TB Skin Testing
It is the responsibility of the successful candidate to pay for any associated costs of the above noted checks

About Us
The Region of Peel serves more than 1.4 million residents and approximately 163,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. We deliver a wide range of resident focused services across the Region.

Our 20-year vision for Peel is “Community for Life.” Our goal is to create a place where everyone enjoys a sense of belonging and has access to the services and opportunities needed to thrive in each stage of their lives. Our 2015-2035 Strategic Plan outlines the work we're focused on to bring this vision to life.

To learn more about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca

Additional Information
At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the position and your application will be removed from the competition.