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Recreation Aide (Part Time)

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Full Time/Part Time:
Part Time
Summit Place (Retirement) - 850 4th Street East, Owen Sound, ON N4K 6A3
Date Posted:
May 24, 2023
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Revera owns and operates retirement residences and long term care homes in the senior living sector. 

Purpose. Passion. People.

We are purpose driven. We are passionate. We are connected. We are truly out to live our best lives, as we come together to help others live theirs. Join our team today and build your career with us.

Reporting to the Recreation Manager, the Recreation Aide assists in
the planning, organization and implementation of meaningful programs for the residents. Key
Responsibilities - Assist in the planning, organization and implementation of meaningful
programs for the residents, in collaboration with the Recreation Manager & Executive
Director; - Assists with the maintenance of appropriate department records including
assessments, evaluations of planned programs detailing individual participation, charting; -
Maintains effective communication and good human relations with residents, families,
volunteers and staff of other departments, keeping them informed of current and upcoming
events; - Attends in-service education in order to keep informed of current trends in the
total care of the elderly; - Participates in team meetings to plan programs with residents'
interest in mind; - Facilitating residents to scheduled and pre-arranged outings; -
Assisting with assessment of individual resident activity levels; - Preparing, carrying out
and evaluating daily activities; - Assisting with meal services as required; - Work in a
position of trust with vulnerable adults (residents); - Uphold and promote the
organization's values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and
integrity as set out in Revera's Code of Conduct; - Complete other duties as assigned.
Qualifications - College diploma in Recreation, Leisure Studies, Gerontology or equivalent
is required; - Previous experience working with seniors; - Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); - Excellent oral and written communication
skills; - An energetic, compassionate person who enjoys working with the elderly; - Valid
provincial driver's license to transport residents by van (i.e.: Class 4; Class F). - Must
provide a complete and current (within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check (including a
Criminal Background Check) or be willing to obtain one.

Vaccines are a proven, safe and powerful weapon in our battle against COVID-19. Now that vaccines are widely available and recognizing that many of our staff are already vaccinated, vaccination will be a condition of employment for new hires, except when impossible due to legitimate, established exceptions. The vaccine must be a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series approved by Health Canada. This is one more important step to protect both our residents and staff as we continue to battle this deadly virus.

Revera is committed to ensuring that all employment practices are inclusive. As an organization we are committed to providing and arranging accommodation for candidates upon request. 

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