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Recreationist
Adult Day Program
Casual Part Time (up to 35 hr./wk.)
 
Please send applications by April 21, 2017 to:
Human Resources, Community Care Durham
Email : hr@communitycaredurham.on.ca 

We need an enthusiastic and creative team member to join our Adult Day
Program staff in providing a wide array of social and recreational programs in a
safe and comfortable setting for clients. Working from our locations in Durham
Region (Ajax/Pickering, Clarington, Whitby and Uxbridge) the Recreationist is
responsible for:

Working with team members to plan, implement and evaluate social
recreational programming to meet the needs of clients with limitations
resulting from aging, mental and/or physical illness and impaired cognition
Assisting with activities of daily living, including client transfers,
mobilization and toileting
Completing accurate client documentation
Providing support and assistance with problem-solving to primary
caregivers
Working effectively with the Community Care Durham team

Qualifications required:
Available to accept occasionally scheduled and/or short notice call-in
assignments to provide relief for regularly scheduled employees during
leaves of absence
Post-secondary diploma in recreation/activation or an acceptable
equivalent combination of education and current, directly-related
programming experience; experience in adult day programming required
Ability to meet the physical and emotional requirements of the position
Current first aid certificate.
Intermediate MS Office skills
Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check
Licensed vehicle and the ability to travel within Durham Region
Sensitive to the needs of the elderly and persons with disabilities
Compensation: $18.01 - $20.87 / hour plus 4% vacation pay.