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Activity Assistant (Casual), Career Opportunity in Surrey, British Columbia

Job description
  • Carries out established recreation programs including, but not limited to, outings, exercises, crafts, social events, entertainment, games, etc.
  • Assists residents to and from programs as required.
  • Assists, encourages, and motivates residents to participate in social, spiritual, physical, mental and cultural recreational activities.
  • Provides personal care during recreational activities as required.
  • Observes and reports any changes in residents to the Supervising Nurse/Director of Care.
  • Documents as per policy and procedures.
  • Ensures residents’ rights are maintained.
  • Ensures recreational equipment and supplies are used, maintained and stored in a safe, clean, and efficient manner. Reports unsafe or faulty equipment to manager.
  • Actively participates in Q.I. program, meetings, committees and educational in-services as required. Assists in the maintenance of statistical records.
  • Assists with orientation of new residents.
  • Provides guidance, assistance and support to volunteers. Assists Recreation Manager in the evaluation of volunteers.
  • Performs other related duties to ensure quality holistic resident service.
Required Skills
  • Must be a graduate from a recognized Activity/Recreation Aide program, with experience in a recreation department an asset.
  • Basic First Aid Certificate (Current).
  • Food Safe Course or equivalent.
  • Current Class 4 BC Drivers License.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and written.
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Must be in good health and free of pet or detergent/cleaning agent allergies
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