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Recreation Aide

Chartwell Westmount Long Term Care Residence

Address:

200 David Bergey Drive, Kitchener, Ontario N2E 3Y4

Job Type:

Contract (Full-Time)

Reference ID:

13125-13-129302

Posted:

11/25/2021

At Chartwell, we’re all about Making People’s Lives Better for our residents, their families, and our employees. Join an exceptional group of diverse, caring, and passionate people who are inspired to make a difference in their own lives and are dedicated to delivering an experience that is personalized, memorable and feels like home for more than 30,000 residents across the country.

 

The Recreation Aide will develop, implement, and evaluate diversified programs and services to meet the physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of all residents.

 

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Identifying and assessing the residents’ needs to develop fulfilling activities;

  • Encouraging resident participation in programs;

  • Providing one on one support to residents while promoting interrelationships within our community;

  • Providing support with the process of forecasting and monitoring expenditures of funds allocated to activation/recreation budgets;

  • Providing residents with a safe and comfortable environment by remaining aware of risk management issues that could compromise safety or incur liability;

  • Maintaining excellent documentation systems;

  • Participating in strategic planning and quality management practices.

The ideal candidates will possess:

  • A minimum of 1-3 years of experience with activity planning, preferably in a long term care residence;

  • Excellent computer skills; 

  • A Degree or Diploma in Therapeutic Recreation/Activation/Leisure studies, Kinesiology or a related field;

  • Current first aid and CPR certification;

  • A Smart Serve or Food Handler certificates are considered an asset. 

Candidates must be available to work days, evenings and weekends.
To apply please email your CV/resume to ekottelenberg@chartwell.com

Chartwell recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, staff and others from COVID-19. As such, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, it will be a condition of employment that all new hires have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.


Chartwell’s commitment to diversity and inclusivity is a commitment to hire people whose skills and abilities contribute the most to the success of the organization and who reflect the communities in which we live and work.


Chartwell Retirement Residences is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from a wide range of qualified candidates, including persons with disabilities. If you have questions or require assistance with the application process, please email accessibility@chartwell.com or call 1-888-663-6448.


We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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