Adult Day Care, Margaret Fulton Centre - North Vancouver, BC
West Vancouver Adult Day Centre - West Vancouver, BC
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $21.48 - $23.49 per hour
Hours: 0830-1630/0815-1615, with rotating days off
Come work as a Program Worker with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) in West Vancouver, BC!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Program Worker to join its Adult Day Programs at the Margaret Fulton Centre and West Vancouver Adult Day Centre in North Vancouver and West Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! As a Program Worker with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:
Work in cooperation with multi-disciplinary team members to carry out established recreation and activity programs.
Organize activities and demonstrate/teach activity techniques.
Report relevant observations of member progress and behaviours to the Therapist and/or other healthcare staff.
Provide direction to volunteers, organize equipment and supplies for activities and ensure a safe work environment and maintains an established inventory of supplies.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM:
The Adult Day Program provides a range of health, personal, social and therapeutic recreation services and activities in a safe and caring environment. It is a supportive community program for seniors and people with varying abilities to help them remain at home and provides respite for caregivers.
Education & Experience
Completion of an Activity Assistant recreation program or activity courses that includes assessment and program planning components for a variety of activities plus two (2) years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current First Aid and CPR.
Knowledge & Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Ability to work independently and cooperatively as a member of the team.
Ability to organize and prioritize.
Ability to communicate with seniors and frail elderly adults.
Ability to observe and recognize changes in members.
Ability to instruct.
Knowledge of, and ability to do, various arts, crafts, sports and leisure activities.
Knowledge of psychosocial rehabilitation principles.
This posting has been posted internally and externally concurrently. External applicants will be considered after internals.
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.