Recreation Aide--Casual Position --Barrhead Campus

Status: Open | Site: Barrhead - Barrhead, AB | Department: Therapy Services | Closing Date: Feb 28, 2020

Do you love working with seniors?  Are you a looking for your next growth opportunity working for a leader in seniors’ care?  If you are, we would like to talk to you about joining our expanding operations.  At Shepherd’s Care Foundation (SCF) person-centered care is the foundation for all we do in providing care and other human services.


Recreation  Aide--Casual Position

The  Recreation  Aide, Barrhead Campus, will utilize their skills and expertise to maximize resident participation and engagement in meaningful therapeutic activities.  With a passion and a genuine interest for those living with Dementia,  along with expertise in music and art, the Recreation Aide  provides the best possible experience for those living in our care.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate empathy, understanding and enthusiasm in providing quality care and service for all residents. As a member of the Recreational Therapy team, there is an expectation of compliance with Alberta Continuing Care Health Service Standards, employment and safety standards while aligning with Shepherd’s Care Foundation policies. The Recreation  Aide provides support, advocacy, and choice to residents and their families and will ensure the highest quality of resident focused care is achieved within the Mission, Vision and Values of Shepherd’s Care Foundation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Certificate/Diploma in recreation therapy preferred;
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in gerontology and recreation therapy;
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, communication, teamwork, concern resolution process and customer service;
  • Strong organizational and some computer skills are required in this position;
  • Awareness of accident and injury prevention, hazard identification and control; adherence to safe work practices and procedures is essential in this position;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to person-centered care;
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission, vision and values of the Shepherd’s Care Foundation is essential in this position;

Apply by completing application and uploading cover letter/resume.  A Vulnerable Sector Check must be completed prior to start date.  

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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