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Dr. Hemstock Residence Life Enrichment Assistant Temporary in Lloydminster, SK

Dr. Hemstock Residence

Branch Lloydminster SK CA

Position:
Life Enrichment Assistant
Location:
Lloydminster, SK

Design, develop and deliver social/recreational programs. Design, develop and deliver rehabilitative exercise programs….

Under the direction of the Life Enrichment Manager, directs and implements programs to enhance the physical, cognitive, emotional, social, and spiritual development of the residents. Contributes to establishing new methods and policies in regard to improving leisure lifestyle and promoting retirement living.

Background / Qualifications:
The Recreation Assistant will have training in a field related to retirement living for active seniors. He/she will have experience in social and recreational programming, or a related discipline. He/she will be an innovative, creative individual with a keen interest in senior citizens and a proven capability of relating well to residents, their families, volunteers and the community at large.

A diploma in Therapeutic Recreation or equivalent experience, an Alberta Class 4 Drivers licence and Level 1 First Aid are required.

Some weekend and evening hours required.

Skills and Abilities Work Setting
– Retirement home
– Business or industry
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
– Physically demanding
– Tight deadlines
– Work under pressure
– Fast-paced environment
Ability to Supervise
– Working groups
Area of Instructing or Leadership Experience
– Arts and crafts
– Fitness
– Music
– Organized games
Security and Safety
– Driving record check (abstract)
– Driver’s validity licence check
– Criminal record check (abstract)
– Basic security clearance
Specific Skills
– Coordinate special events such as tournaments and banquets
– Conduct Functional Capability Evaluations (FCE’s)/Functional Abilities Evaluations (FAE’S)
– Design, develop and deliver social/recreational programs
– Co-ordinate facility sports, fitness and recreation programs and activities
– Design, develop and deliver rehabilitative exercise programs
– Design, develop and deliver fitness counselling and exercise programs
– Schedule facility programs and staff
– Train staff and volunteers
Essential Skills
– Significant use of memory
– Continuous learning
– Computer use
– Finding information
– Job task planning and organizing
– Critical thinking
– Decision making
– Problem solving
– Working with others
– Oral communication
– Writing
– Numeracy
– Document use
– Reading text
Clientele
– Seniors
Area of Functional Expertise
– Geriatric Recreation (Kincare, Eden Alternative, Gentlecare)
– Exercise physiology (physical rehabilitation)
– Event planning and organization
– Program planning and development
– Program implementation and delivery
– Program evaluation
– Public relations or public education
– Accreditation or certification
Transportation/Travel Information
– Travel expenses paid by employer
– Valid driver’s licence
– Willing to travel
– Own transportation
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
– First Aid Certificate
Additional Skills
– Answer requests, inquiries and complaints
– Perform administrative tasks
– Use computer applications
Work Location Information
– Urban area

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Lloydminster, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-11
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