Day Program Coordinator, Adult Day Program

Day Program Coordinator, Adult Day Program
Full Time (35 hours/week)

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 Day Program Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Providing decision support and assistance with problem solving to team members
  • Completing accurate client assessments and Day Program documentation
  • Planning, implementing and evaluating social recreational programming to meet the needs of clients with limitations resulting from aging, mental and/or physical illness and clients with impaired cognition
  • Assisting with activities of daily living, including client transfers, mobilization and toileting
  • Providing support and assistance with problem solving to primary caregivers
  • Promoting Community Care Durham services
  • Working effectively to support the success of the Community Care Durham team of volunteers, students and staff

Qualifications required:

  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in social recreation/gerontology/healthcare or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and current, directly related programming and supervision experience
  • Experience in supervision/team leading of staff and volunteers required; 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
  • Sensitivity to adults with needs related to aging, physical and/or mental health
  • Must work in a safe manner and promote the health and safety of all staff, volunteers, clients and the community as outlined within CCD policies

Compensation: $19.73-$22.85 per hour; 3 weeks’ vacation per year of work; 13 paid (including stat) holidays; health, insurance and pension benefits when eligible.

Please apply in writing referencing posting number 2018-21, outlining qualifications and experience by 4pm Friday May 25, 2018 to:
Human Resources, Community Care Durham email: careers@communitycaredurham.on.ca

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity, values differences and supports the full participation of all employees. We recognize the importance of ensuring that all job seekers and employees are treated with equal respect and dignity, and are protected from discrimination and harassment. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code we provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require this information in an alternate format; require communication supports; an accommodation in applying for a posting and/or if you are selected for an interview, please inform our HR department.