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Activity Aide LTC (Woodstock)

Job No: CCNRH2125
Location: Woodstock, Ontario

About the Opportunity

Caressant Care is seeking an Activity Aide to join our accomplished team of professionals at our 163-bed long term care home in Woodstock, Ontario. 

The Activity Aide plans, organizes and conducts recreational and social activities to meet the identified interest of our Retirement Home residents.

  PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Organizing social and recreational activities for our residents.
  2. Obtaining supplies as authorized.
  3. Maintaining appropriate records and reports.
  4. Maintaining a safe environment for activities.
  5. Establishing community relationships.
  6. Developing our volunteer pool.
  7. Creating an activity calendar with both facilitated and self directed activities.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Must have a post-secondary diploma or degree in recreation and leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, kinesiology or other related field from a community college or university OR must be enrolled in a community college or university in a diploma or degree program in such a field
  • Self starter
  • Team Player
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Knowledge of elderly population, aging process and current trends in assisted living communities
  • Computer literate (able to use MS Word, Excel and Internet)
  • Punctual and Reliable
  • Proof of double vaccination mandatory

This is a part-time position, with possibility of additional hours through call-ins.  Daytime hours with some evening and weekend shifts.  Starting rate of pay is $19.78 per hour, with terms and conditions of employment per Collective Agreement.

The successful candidate will require a current Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Screening.

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