Adult Day Program Worker

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Author pmnationtalk
Date September 14, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $21.48 - $23.49 - Per Hour
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Adult Day Program Worker

Competition #: 01305517
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: UFCW
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $21.48 – $23.49
Close Date: OCTOBER 31, 2019*


Position Summary
We are currently seeking a Community Activity Worker to join our dedicated and energetic team in Kelowna!

As a Community Activity Worker you will assist in facilitating leisure activities and social programs for clients attending the program. You will also provide direction and support clients with activities related to daily living as they strive toward promoting maximum independence.

The successful candidate will have strong communication skills and be a team player!
Shifts are from 0830 to 1600, Monday to Saturday.

Come and join our team in Kelowna!

Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12
• At a minimum, graduation from an Activity/Recreation program or an equivalent combination of current education, training and experience.
• One year recent related experience in an Adult Day Programs (which includes experience in recreation/activation).

Skills and Abilities:
 Physical ability to perform the duties of the position including walking, stooping,
bending, transferring clients, and driving.
 Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing and to understand written and oral instructions.
 Ability to work independently and in cooperation with other members of the health care team, volunteers, clients and their families.
 Ability to organize and prioritize work.
 Ability to instruct.
 Knowledge of psychosocial rehabilitation principles.
 Ability to observe and recognize changes with clients.
 Ability to operate related equipment.
 Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.
 Ability to be flexible and to adapt to new programs and sites.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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