Activity Aide – Eventide Home

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The Salvation Army
Published
December 5, 2018
Location
Niagara Falls, ON, Canada
Job Type
Salary
$20.89 per hour as per the Collective Agreement
Competition #
N/A
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Mail: The Salvation Army Hon. Ray and Helen Lawson Eventide Home Attention: Laurie Ryan-Hill, Senior Employee Relations Advisor 5050 Jepson Street, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 1K5. Fax (905) 356-9609 or E-mail: laurie_ryan-hill@can.salvationarmy.org Attention: Laurie Ryan-Hill, Senior Employee Relations Advisor Please no phone calls.
Closing date
December 17, 2018

Description

This is a permanent part time position based on 32 hours biweekly.  The work schedule will be set by the supervisor and include days, evenings, and weekend shifts.  Shifts will include a ½ hour unpaid meal break where applicable.

This is a unionized position.

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Responsibilities

Plans, schedules, implements, promote and evaluate monthly and annual activities and events, which are in keeping with the interest and capabilities of all Residents.

Records information about Residents on Point Clic Care and maintains daily documentation concerning the Resident’s participation and abilities in activities.

Participates and/or chairs meetings as assigned or required.

Requisitions supplies and services for events through Supervisor.

Maintains close liaison with departments, volunteers, families, Residents and community groups.

Performs errands outside the Home.

Responsible for development and revision of program plans as required.

Encourages and motivates Residents to participate in activities, ensuring accessibility.  (Prompting, reminding, or portering)

Prepares supplies and equipment necessary for program delivery.

Performs clerical functions specific to the department.

Ensures all chemical purchases are reported to the Supervisor and those containers are labeled with WHMIS labels & MSDS manual is in your office.

Performs A.D.L (Activities of Daily Living) duties such as hygiene, toileting and feeding as necessary on outings.

Requests work orders for maintenance through Director of Environmental Services.

Further training may be required to perform therapy as prescribed by the physio and/or occupational therapists.

Perform other position related duties as required.

Qualifications

University or College Degree/Diploma in Recreation with emphasis on gerontology or therapeutic studies.

Two (2) years Volunteer or one (1) year work experience in similar setting.

Demonstrate leadership, decision making, problem solving and communication skills

Provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required.  The screening is secured either through the National Canadian Policy Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.

May require screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.

Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.

NOTE: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered

Please include the competition # in the subject line of your email.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation. If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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