Recreation Aides

The Hamlets at Vernon - Vernon, BC (25 days ago)

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Team members believe real happiness and joy comes from caring for others. Loving care is not just one of the company’s Core Values; it is a guiding principle for all that we do. We hire the very best team members who have a natural serving heart and commitment to quality care for seniors. When we welcome someone to our team, they complete a thorough training program to prepare them for their role in the community. Many of our team members have served with us for a number of years, and their passion is evident through their daily interactions with our residents and teammates.

If you are interested in turning your skills into a meaningful, rewarding career with The Hamlets at Vernon please contact the community to submit your resume. Alternatively you may email us at info@thehamletsatvernon.com for any employment and volunteer inquiries.
We are seeking Recreation Aides who are excited to work as a team member to provide exceptional service to the residents. Under the supervision of the Recreation Manager you will assist in planning, implementing and evaluating therapeutic recreation programs to meet the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, spiritual and cultural needs and interests of residents.

Qualified applicants will be a graduate of, or in the process of completing, a recognized Therapeutic Recreation Assistant program. Experience working in a senior focused recreation department is an asset.

Qualifications:
Skilled communicators – understanding, patient, gentle
Equipped well to work as a member of a team
Experienced in providing leadership to a care team
In good health and physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
Currently licensed to practice from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of BC
Current in their CPR and First Aide certification
Thank you to all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual

We offer competitive compensation and the opportunity to provide exceptional care to young adults and seniors in a care setting. Please submit your resume in confidence to: hr@thehamletsatvernon.com

Grade twelve education supplemented by a recognized Recreation Certificate (or currently enrolled) plus related experience working with seniors.
A valid Professional License Class 4 Unrestricted or agreement to obtain License within probation period (456 hrs).
Must be able to communicate in written and verbal English.
Ongoing current CPR and First Aid Certification.
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.
Knowledge in computer use including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Publisher
Thank you to all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Casual