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Organization Overview Are you looking for a career where you can make a difference? As part of the VON team, you will make a positive impact on the lives of clients who need support services to help them with activities of daily living. VON is Canada’s largest, national, not-for-profit home and community care organization. We’ve been offering high-quality, innovative care and supports since 1897. Come work with us - it’s a job that matters!
Position Title Activity Assistant, Adult Day Program
Employee Group Regular PT
Hours Per Week 24.00
Job Summary We currently has an opening for a part-time Activity Assistant to work directly with clients, staff and volunteers in the Adult Day Program. Working with the Program Coordinator, the Activity Assistant will carry out the program plan in place.
Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the development of the care plan for each client admitted to the program.
  • Implement social and recreational programs as planned by the coordinator.
  • Assist clients with ADL as required.
  • Collaborate with the Coordinator/Volunteers to identify risk factors and introduce interventions to minimize and eliminate client incidents.
  • Ensure safety and security measures for the client, volunteers and staff.
  • Utilize volunteers’ talents and expertise within the program.
  • Maintain appropriate records/documentation and clients progress notes.
Qualifications
  • Experience working with adults, especially individuals with Alzheimer disease and other cognitive impairments and/or physical disabilities.
  • Currently enrolled in or completion of courses in Gerontology and/or Dementia Studies.
  • 3-5 years of recent experience in an Adult Day Services environment is an asset.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, be a team player and possess excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Must have valid drivers license and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Must be able to lift, transfer or assist clients as needed.
Site Annapolis Valley District
City Annapolis Valley - Middleton
Province Nova Scotia [NS]
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