In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority), patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Under the general supervision of a senior position and in cooperation with the interdisciplinary team, the Activity Assistant assists with the provision of activation and socialization programs for residents/clients, and providing personal care assistance for resident/client participants as required.
Education, Training And Experience
Grade 10 and completion of a recognised Activity Assistant Program, plus two (2) years of recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid BC Class IV driver's license (unrestricted).
Skills And Abilities
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Deal with others effectively.
Physically carry out the duties of the position.
Operate related equipment, such as a 11-25 passenger, lift equipped van.