Education Associate 2019-0688

Carewest - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Position Summary:

Reporting to the Manager, Education Services and working collaboratively with the Site managers and other stakeholders, the Education Associate provides leadership in the development and delivery of non-clinical education and instruction based on adult education principles and philosophy. This position applies educational theories, and adult learning principles in planning and delivering non-clinical education. The key responsibility of this position is to meet the non-clinical education needs of the staff in the organization.
Specific key accountabilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for assessment, planning and implementation of corporate, site and unit based non-clinical staff education programs with some involvement in client, family and independent care provider teaching
  • Supports implementation of corporate wide initiatives by providing appropriate staff education and coaching
  • Orientation of new staff
  • Development and management of required non-clinical education
  • Support and ongoing education of staff
  • Identification of and response to the learning needs of individuals and the service in areas such as emergency codes, etc.
  • Evaluation of the effectiveness of non-clinical education within the organization


  • Bachelor of Education preferred

Adult education training certificate or diploma required.

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required for travel between sites.


  • Minimum of one (1) year of adult teaching experience required.
  • Experience in health care industry preferred.
  • Well-developed computer skills required (MS Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Demonstrated teaching and facilitation skills. Passion for staff development.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Solution-oriented problem solving.
  • Proven aptitude to work in an environment requiring ongoing flexibility, attention to detail, well-developed organizational skills and a high level of computer literacy.

Working Details:

Position Status: Regular Full Time
Location: Southport, Education Services
BW Hours: 77.50 FTE: 1.00 Shift: Days
Shift Times: 0800-1615

About Carewest

We select dedicated people just like you to care for our clients, those who offer compassion, knowledge and commitment to the treatment, progress, outcomes and lives of our clients. We are motivated to employ individuals who are passionate about what they do and, are naturally driven to uphold our client-centered approach, contribute to best-practice solutions and a desire to take their careers to the next level within Carewest.

We are one of Canada’s largest public healthcare providers of complex continuing care, rehabilitation and recovery services, and a wide variety of community programs for both seniors and others requiring specialized care. With 13 locations across Calgary and a team of over 2,800 employees, we offer a diverse, interdisciplinary and expert community of health care professionals. Our innovative practices allow for optimal opportunities to learn, grow and excel with us.

Carewest has been recognized as one of Alberta’s Top Employersacknowledging our commitment to promoting a strong work/life balance, providing competitive salaries & benefits, and the promotion of teamwork in a collaborative healthcare environment. If you share our vision and are dedicated to joining our growing team, please apply today!

Successful applicants will need to provide a suitable police records check and vulnerable sector screen. Carewest is an equal opportunity employer. For more information on Carewest, please visit our website at

Job Type: Full-time


  • Adult Teaching: 1 year (Required)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)