Adult Day Program - Program Assistant

Haldimand-Norfolk Community Senior Support Services - Simcoe, ON (30+ days ago)

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Responsibilities:

To assist with the implementation of clinical/Therapeutic Adult Day Programs, which actively support adults living with Dementia’s, frail elderly and adults living with disabilities. Related experience in; case management /program planning, facilitating Senior’s Therapeutic Recreation/ exercise program, providing Caregiver Support and assisting with ADL’s.

Qualifications:

College Diploma/ Certificate in Personal Support Worker or Developmental Services Worker, First Aid/CPR and – 1-2 years related experience. Practical related work experience with Dementia’s and /or cognitively impaired individuals in a client centered therapeutic, social & recreational environment. Certificate in; GPA, Dementia Studies, STEPS Exercise Program would be an asset.

Essential Skills:

proven related skills in; planning, implementing therapeutic recreation-based programming; excellent interpersonal communication skills, competent user of Microsoft Office & internet, capacity to work independently within a multi-disciplinary team.

Job Type: Casual