Rehabilitation Assistant/ Recreation Aide

Position title
Rehabilitation Assistant/ Recreation Aide
Volunteer or Employment?
Employment
Employer email address
jason.villanueva@evergreenhamlets.com
Number of positions available
1
Organization
The Evergreen Hamlets at Fleetwood
Organization website
www.evergreenhamlets.com
Job description
Job Title: Rehabilitation Assistant/ Recreation Aide
Work Site: Evergreen Hamlets at Fleetwood
Status: Full Time
Start Date: September 1st, 2016
Salary: $17.75 per hour
Hours: 0900-1700 (Monday-Thursday), 0930-1700 (Friday)
Date Posted: August 2016Evergreen Hamlets, a Long Term Care facility for Adults with Brain Injury & Neurological disorders, has a Full Time position open for a Rehabilitation Assistant/ Recreation Aide.
We are seeking a dedicated individual wishing to expand their work experience/ knowledge in both Kinesiology and Recreational Therapy for the people we provide care for.

Job Highlights:
 As part of a multidisciplinary team and in consultation with the on-site Physiotherapist, provides input into the planning, implementation, modification, and evaluation of the rehabilitative treatment plan/program.
 Carries out designated components of a rehabilitative treatment plan and/or program, such as activities of daily living, mobility, strengthening and balance exercises, recreation and/or communication therapy.
 Assist residents to and from recreation programs.
 Assist in the planning and organization of recreation programs such as sports, music therapy, fitness etc.
 Participate in the supervision of volunteers and students.
 Prepare areas for each program, maintain recreation equipment and keep areas clean, tidy and safe.
 Develop and deliver promotional/educational calendars, newsletters, and flyers
Qualifications:
Completed or continued education in Kinesiology or Rehabilitation Assistant
Certifications in CPR and First Aid
Recent, related work or volunteer experience in either Rehabilitation or Recreation services is an asset
Computer literacy and knowledge is an asset (MS Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher)
Must be able to communicate effectively in written and verbal English
Must be in good health and have the physical capabilities that are compatible with walking, bending and lifting residents, recreation equipment, moving furniture and assisting residents to sit, stand or walk.

Skills and Abilities:
Ability to organize, coordinate, and deliver group activities
Excellent time management skills
Ability to organize and prioritize, analyze and resolve problems
Ability to establish and maintain rapport with residents

Together with exceptional interpersonal skills and respect for the residents you work with, your knowledge of Acquired Brain Injuries, Multiple Sclerosis and Huntington’s Disease makes you the ideal candidate. Successful applicants are required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check. Short-listed candidates will be contacted; others will be kept in our database for future consideration.

Hours/time commitment

0900-1700 (Monday-Thursday), 0930-1700 (Friday)*

*We are flexible with scheduling – discuss further at Interview

How to apply

Please forward your resume and cover letter to jason.villanueva@evergreenhamlets.com

or contact by phone: 604.597.7906 (ext.400) Monday – Friday (9:30a-4:30p)

Posting expiration date
August 22nd, 2016