Activity Worker – Broadmead Care

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date December 2, 2019
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $23.0326 - $26.8235 - Per Hour
Location Victoria, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client BC Public Service
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Activity Worker – Broadmead Care

Posting Title: Activity Worker – Broadmead Care
Position Classification: ABC Access
Union: GEU
Location: Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $23.0326 – $26.8235 hourly
Close Date: 12/13/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Other Public Sector
Ministry Branch / Division: Veterans Health Centre – Saanich, Broadmead Care
Job Summary

***Please DO NOT apply for this position by submitting your profile on this BC Government Hiring Centre website. Applications must be made via the directions below.***

Activity Worker

Hourly Wage:         $23.0326 – $26.8235

Location:                Veterans Health Centre – Saanich

Closing Date:         December 13, 2019

Position #               64561

Schedule:               Tuesday to Friday – 8:00am to 3:30pm and Saturday – 8:30am to 4:00pm, 1.00FTE

Status:                   Regular Full-Time

Comp #:                 2019-133

Do you want to be part of an amazing team? We hire fantastic people, and we are looking for more caring individuals like you to make every moment matter for our residents and clients. Take that passion for what you do every day and provide a difference that helps people enjoy life to the fullest.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Activity Worker selects, plans, implements, and evaluates a variety of safe activities which assist in meeting the clients’/residents’ social, recreational, intellectual, and physical needs, and works with and supports other team members, students, and registered volunteers assigned to the program.  Participation in interdisciplinary case reviews and electronic charting is also required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Graduation from a recognized Activation Certificate or Recreation & Leisure Program, OR;
  • 3rd or 4th year University Education in a relevant field; such as Recreation and Health; Kinesiology; Social Work; Child and Youth Studies; Mental Health; Education, OR;
  • Secondary school graduation supplemented by appropriate courses related to the duties to be performed, OR;
  • Graduation from an approved College or vocational Institution with an appropriate diploma or equivalent.

Experience:

  • Related experience working with geriatric clients in a day program or community setting preferred
  • Knowledge of the therapeutic value of a particular activity
  • Work within an interdisciplinary team

Skills / Abilities:

  • Ability to stimulate residents’ interests, assess results of the program and work effectively on an individual or small group basis
  • Ability to exercise tact and good judgment
  • Ability to work effectively and communicate both verbally and in writing with staff, volunteers, residents, family members and the general public
  • Ability to manage workload in time provided and develop programs to meet the changing needs of clients and residents
  • Possession of a valid B.C. Class 4 Driver’s License; or willing to obtain a Class 4 Driver’s License within 60 days of employment
  • Valid Serving it Right certificate; Valid Food Safe certificate
  • Knowledge of software applications, particularly word processing and e-mail
  • Knowledge of electronic charting particularly Point Click Care (PCC)
  • Able to maintain confidentiality in all written and verbal communication related to the client, resident and families
  • Cooperative and effective manner in problem solving with staff, clients, residents, family members, volunteers and paid companions
  • Capable of working efficiently, both independently and in collaboration with others

You can also express your interest in this opportunity at “Work With Us” through our website:  www.broadmeadcare.com
***Please DO NOT apply for this position by submitting your profile on this BC Government Hiring Centre website. Applications must be made via the directions below.***

Submit your resume with cover letter by the closing date listed above by email to: employment@broadmeadcare.com

Subject line in email should read:  2019-133 AW RFT VHC

For questions related to the position, please contact Martha McDougall, VHC Coordinator at 250-658-3252

You can also express your interest in this opportunity at “Work With Us” through our website:  www.broadmeadcare.com

NOTE:  Indicate in your email that you discovered this job opportunity on the BC Government Job website.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

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