Job Title: Program Coordinator 1/Driver (Recreation)
Work Site: Intermediate Care Unit, Shorncliffe Village Care Home - Sechelt, BC
Status: Regular Full Time
As soon as possible
Salary: $27.29 per hour
Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays
Come work as a Program Coordinator/Driver with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a graduate of a recognized Recreational Program to join the Intermediate Care Unit team at Shorncliffe Village Care Home as a Program Coordinator/Driver. Apply today to join our team!
As a Program Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:
Work with multidisciplinary team members and the client’s family and use creativity to plan, develop and implement activity programs based on assessed needs and cognitive abilities of clients.
Set up a calendar of events/activities and demonstrate and teach the techniques of related activities.
Communicate with external agencies for information and program resources.
Transport clients to and from events/activities, accompany clients on outings, coordinate transportation and assist clients with practicing daily living skills.
Report relevant observations of client progress and behaviours to Resident Care Coordinator/delegate and/or other healthcare staff.
Provide direction to volunteers, organize equipment and supplies for activities, maintain an established inventory of supplies and ensure a safe work environment.
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, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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.
Education & Experience
Graduation from a recognized recreational program plus one (1) year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Valid Class 4 Driver’s License (unrestricted).
Knowledge & Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to deal with others effectively.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to teach.
Ability to supervise.
Ability to organize work.
Ability to operate related equipment.
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.