"It makes me feel good knowing that we make the residents’ lives better. We laugh with them, cry with them, sing and dance with them – we brighten their day. Working here is an unbelievable privilege and it will be something I carry with me for the rest of my life!"
- Sunrise Team Member
At Sunrise, our Driver is responsible for providing safe, timely and courteous transportation for residents to and from various activities while providing quality service.
Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Sunrise.
At Sunrise, you will…
Make a Difference Every Day
We are passionate about our mission — to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.
Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community
The care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.
Ignite Your Potential
We believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.
Apply today to learn why Sunrise Senior Living is a certified Great Place to Work®
RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS
- Assists residents with any special needs during transportation; such as carrying packages, opening doors, assisting residents onto and out of the vehicle and to the point of destination
- Provides miscellaneous pickup and delivery services as needed
- Coordinates the activities of other Sunrise Senior Living team members who are performing in a driver assistance role, spotter or resident care capacity
Must have a valid class G driver license and a clean driving record
Must have your B or C driver’s license
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Must have appropriate federal and state license such as a CDL (commercial driver's license) and chauffeur license and/or applicable license per state regulation with an acceptable driving record in accordance with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) and state regulations
- Must be knowledgeable of all safety precautions and comply with safety procedures
- Ability to react calmly in emergency situations and be considerate
- Ability to operate a chair lift and secure regular and mechanical wheelchairs and scooters
- Ability to work semi-independently without direct supervision by following all community procedures and the ability to follow through on assigned tasks, and demonstrate initiative
At Signature Retirement Living we hire only the best people – people who truly care about seniors and understand their needs. We have 11 luxurious properties across Canada, in great locations where you’ll feel right at home. With the help of our employees, we continue to expand and build a reputation that will stand the test of time.
If you are as passionate about the well-being and care of seniors as we are, then we invite you to apply to work for a Company of experts with a reputation for excellence and commitment to service. We offer a comprehensive wage and benefit package, company paid uniforms, an employee recognition program, a vibrant, safe work environment and much more!
Reporting to the Lifestyle Manager, the successful incumbent in the position of Driver will be responsible for safely and efficiently transporting residents to and from the Community using the Company vehicle(s), in accordance with all legislated requirements and Company standards, policies and procedures.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Provide a positive transportation experience for all residents, including assisting with luggage and assistive devices
Maintain cleanliness of vehicle and ensure it is in safe working condition, including adherence and documentation of scheduled preventative maintenance and safety checks
Delivery of parcels to resident suites
Clearing of snow from the front entrance and salting as required; clearing of snow from resident vehicles and ensuring that each vehicle is safe and ready to drive when required
Continuously follow our “good customer service” principle and ensure that these values are demonstrated in day to day practices
Ability to organize work schedule and work under strict time constraints
Observe all posted speed limits and rules of the road
Work weekends and evenings as required
Frequently lift up to 50 pounds (including storage of wheelchairs or walkers)
Physically assist residents in and out of vehicle
Mental and visual concentration necessary for safe driving
Exposure to variable weather
Bend, kneel, and work with arms raised for at least 3 hours per day
Walk and stand on a variety of surfaces for at least 3 hours per day
Climb stairs, use elevators
WHO YOU ARE
Have a valid provincial Driver’s license – class “F” with clear driving abstract
Have a High School Diploma and/or equivalent driving experience
First Aid and CPR Certified
Demonstrate the ability to interact effectively with team members, suppliers, residents and families
Must be able to provide a police check with vulnerable sector screen upon hire
Must be able to provide a record of immunization for TB test upon hire
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants are asked to forward their cover letter and resume to the Lifestyle Manager via email: email@example.com no later than August 31st 2020. We thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position. Please be advised that due to the large volume of candidates only those required for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, candidates who require accommodation throughout the application and/or selection processes may contact the Executive Director for assistance.
We’re putting a new face on the look of retirement living in Ottawa. Designed and built by Claridge Homes and operated by Riverstone Retirement Communities, our residences offer an unmatched level of comfort, dignity and style. Riverstone Retirement Communities provide a highly respected continuum of care that ensures all residents are happy and healthy in their retirement. They also feature a host of amenities and services, enabling people to create the lifestyle they deserve. Properties include a first-rate team of professional staff offering a selection of care alternatives: independent living, residential care and assisted living.
Our continuously growing team is currently seeking a part-time Bus Driver to join our Carlingwood team.
Class F license
Copy of licensing extract from the Ministry of Transportation, ensuring the driving record is in good standing, with no outstanding violations or infractions
Three years or more driving experience, preferably in a senior setting
Work as part of a team
Capable of adapting to different situations and change Keen interest in working with seniors
Work closely with Recreations Manager and Activity Assistant in planning routes for outings in and outside the city;
Complete trip inspection report for each outing, and reports to Recreations Manager;
Performs visual circle check of the vehicle before outing begins, and reports any safety issues before outing, to the Recreations Manager or his/her designate;
Assists residents on/off the bus in a safe manner;
Assists Recreations Manager and Activity Assistant in the event of an emergency occurring during outing time; Remains with the residents during outing time, assists with outing as needed;
You will be responsible for assisting with the Activity Programs in the Community. You will take a hands-on approach in the development and facilitation of dynamic opportunities and experiences that add value and enrich the lives of our community members.
Reporting to the Executive Chef, and under the direction of the Maitre’d (where applicable) the incumbent will be responsible for serving the needs of the residents and guests to ensure a memorable dining experience. Duties include but are not limited to:
Performing all aspects of dining service and resident functions such as teas and room service, including table/tray presentation, preparation and serving of beverages and accompaniments, serving of food and clearing of dining room, resident lounges, and trays
General cleaning routines, including setting and cleaning tables and serving counters, dusting tables and chairs and vacuuming dining room floor.
Assisting in the kitchen/dishwashing area as required.
Establishes and maintains an atmosphere conducive to pleasant dining by creating an environment which maintains the respect, dignity and physical safety of each resident
As a Director of Care your typical day will impact in the following ways:
Ensuring the Resident Care Mission including philosophy, annual goals and objectives for residents’ care and nursing services are congruent with the organization’s mission statement.
Establishing, implementing, managing and improving standards for nursing care, and policies and procedures for quality resident care to meet individual resident needs and their expectations involving them whenever possible.
Promoting resident and family–centered care consistent with advances in gerontology while respecting and ensuring sensitivity to spiritual, cultural and ethnic aspects of a resident’s life.
Facilitating relationships through effective communication between and among residents, relatives, team members and community to supports involvement and participation in care.
Networking with other long term care organizations to promote continuity of nursing care with other health agencies and community.
Providing the team members’ development coordination and uses the educational resources to plan for an effective team member development program including orientation, in-service and continuing education as determined by the learning needs of nursing team members.
Overseeing the management of the RAI MDS Program, including managing RAI Coordinators to ensure RAI MDS program mandate, standards and resident care needs are implemented effectively and the program is optimized.
Ensuring that information obtained by nursing team members is available to the resident care team, resident and family, in a professional manner consistent with organization’s policies and procedures for maintaining confidentiality of information.
Planning, coordinating, directing and monitoring the effectiveness of all operational activities within the nursing department.
Establishing, implementing, and maintaining an effective quality and risk management system for the nursing department to ensure legislative regulations and standards are met.
Working in accordance with the organization’s Health and Safety Policies and Procedures and in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Overseeing all operational aspects of the community in Executive Director’s absence.
As the Housekeeper you are responsible for all general housekeeping and laundry duties, ensuring all assigned areas are kept at the highest cleaning standard and all tasks are completed in a professional and timely manner.
** To be considered applicants must submit a resume and cover letter in one downloadable document
Reporting jointly to the General Manager and the Director of Sales and Marketing, the responsibility of the Community Relations Manager is to build traffic to the facilities and increase occupancy. A primary focus will be on touring prospects, networking and hosting marketing and sales events. Your proven track record in establishing and nurturing relationships in the community, closing sales and passion working with seniors will be key to your ongoing success.
Include but not limited to:
Achieve occupancy targets by working with the GM and site leadership teams to establish, nurture and close client relationships. You will accurately forecast client needs and behaviors.
Identify community events, organizations and sponsorships the company should participate in and represent the Company in the community and build relationships within the region to increase our presence and drive traffic to our site. A large part of this process will be to facilitate tours at the site.
Your experience using CRMs (data base) will enable you to qualify prospects, family influencers (family and friends of qualified prospects), community influencers (public and private health providers, seniors’ organization contacts, community services providers, financial services providers), and others (clergy associations, pharmacists, lawyers, bankers, trust companies, realtors, etc.). Computer skills are a must.
Work with competitor properties to establish a rapport. Learn about competitors’ features, rates, incentives, special offers, occupancy and any other information that will assist our ability to maintain competitiveness. Research and integrate marketing information with sales leads. Competitive analysis will be completed throughout the year.
Working closely with the General Manager and the Director of Sales and Marketing to produce a marketing plan and budget annually, to include all advertising, promotional activities, marketing collateral and incentives and community events.
Distribute marketing collateral such as brochures, posters, etc. in targeted locations (i.e. health units, seniors’ centers, community centers, churches etc.).
Work with other Marketing Managers to share insights and best practices, including monthly teleconference calls and quarterly meetings.
As part of the site leadership, the Marketing Manager will collaborate with the GM and other departmental managers at weekly meetings to ensure operational excellence. This will include training employees on customer service techniques and facilitating site tours.
Meet and/or communicate daily with the General Managers and weekly with the Director, Sales and Marketing.
Additional duties as directed by the site GM when required.
The Director of Wellness is accountable to the General Manager for the supervision of optimum care services based on legislative requirements, the organization standards, policies and procedures and the facilitation of the annual staff development program.
Ensure resident care needs are assessed; plan of care developed and determine corresponding care fees and staffing requirements as applicable.
Monitors all resident incidents and directs staff regarding interventions to prevent reoccurrence as applicable.
Responsible for recruitment, selection, orientation, development and performance management of Guest Attendants, Uncertified Care Providers and Registered Practical Nurses.
Develop professional and collaborative relationships with hospital staff, participate in marketing outreach such as presentations on wellness services and aging in place philosophy and interviews prospective residents and conducts assessments to determine suitability for admission.
Participates in the preparation of the Department budget and administers the approved budget within established parameters.
You will be responsible for providing dining services to all residents and guests, ensuring the principles of fine dining service excellence are met. You pride yourself in exceeding dining expectations by contributing to a culinary experience of the highest quality, consistency and creativity.