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Recretion Therapy Aide Casual South Terrace - AgeCare South Terrace , Edmonton

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Recreation Manager, the Recreation Therapy Aide assists in the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and daily operations of therapeutic recreation programs. The Recreation Therapy Aide promotes teamwork and a culture that demonstrates the guiding principles of AgeCare; Trust, Respect, Teamwork, Quality and encourages practices that respect resident, family and staff rights, individuality and diversity.

Key Responsibilities:

• Assist in identifying residents’ Leisure Lifestyle goals through presenting an individualized and appropriate Recreation Program Schedule
• As resident needs or wants change, ensure revisions of goals are communicated to the appropriate person(s)
• Ensure recreational programming is carried out appropriately to meet individual needs
• Transport residents to offsite activities by driving an AgeCare provided vehicle
• Assist in the monthly Recreation Calendar planning
• Involved in scheduling, implementation, evaluation of Recreation Therapy programs
• Approach residents to request their participation in programs as per care plan. Ensure resident assigned to programs are indeed participating and document same
• Participate in environmental safety audits
• Maintain regular inventory of craft and storage rooms

Qualifications:

• RTA diploma or HCA certificate
• Class 4 Drivers License or willing to obtain one
• Heart saver CPR & Standard Level First Aide certification an asset
• Preference will be given to those with experience in a Recreation Therapy setting,
• Ability to take direction but act with initiative and self-motivate to meet deadlines and responsibilities
• Must possess strong interpersonal and organization skills
• High energy, a positive attitude, a team player who regularly displays AgesCare’s guiding principles
• Must be fluent in English, both orally and in writing

If you’re motivated by the privilege of serving our seniors with dignity, respect and compassion, come join us!

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