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Adult Day Program Worker

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date March 18, 2020
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $21.48 - $23.49 - Per Hour
Location Kamloops, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
Contact Information
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Adult Day Program Worker

Competition #: 01377022
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: BCGEU
Facility: OVERLANDER EXTENDED CARE
Department: KNC ADULT DAY SERVICE
Reports To: MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage: $21.48 – $23.49
Close Date: APRIL 30, 2020*
Comments: Candidates must attach a copy of their Activity Assistant Certificate to their applications

 

Position Summary
We are currently seeking Adult Day Program Workers to join our dedicated and energetic team at Overlander in Kamloops!

As an Adult Day Program Worker you will assist in facilitating leisure activities and social programs for clients attending the program. You will also provide direction and support clients with activities related to daily living as they strive toward promoting maximum independence.

The successful candidate will have strong communication skills and be a team player!

Shifts are from Tuesday to Friday, 09:00 – 17:00

Come and join our team in Kamloops!

Qualifications
Education, Training and Experience:
Grade 12, completion of an Activity Assistant Program, and one year recent related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Food Safe certificate.

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
Ability to organize and prioritize.
• Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.
• Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.
Ability to instruct.
• Knowledge of, and ability to do, various arts and crafts, handicrafts, and sports activities.
• Knowledge of psychosocial rehabilitation principles.

**Please Note**
• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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