In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority(Island Health), patient & staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Under the general supervision of the Manager or designate, the Activity Assistant assists with the provision of activation and socialization programs for clients, and provides personal care assistance for client participants as required.
Education, Training And Experience
Grade 12, completion of a recognized Activation Assistant program, plus two (2) years of recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid BC Class 4 driver's license (unrestricted).
Skills And Abilities
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Deal with others effectively.
Physically carry out the duties of the position.
Operate related equipment, such as a 11-25 passenger, lift equipped van.