Full Time Temporary Rehabilitation Assistant

Baptist Housing is looking for a Temporary Full Time Therapy Assistant to cover a 1 year maternity leave at the Village at Smith Creek in West Kelowna. The Therapy Assistant is responsible for supporting and supervising Resident Therapy Programs, promoting Team education as required, and is responsible for regular monitoring of equipment and walking aides. Reporting to the Therapist, the Therapy Assistant is committed to the safety of the Residents as well as the Team. The Therapy Assistant contributes valuable information to the developmentof Care Plans for the Residents, so that Resident care is of the  utmost quality.

As an ambassador of Baptist Housing, you have exceptional interpersonal skills and love working with people.You have a positive, “can do” attitude, the ability to foster and maintain relationships, and model our values in all interactions. You must have a background in rehabilitative therapy, and the ability to work with autonomy and as a committed member of a team. You are able to be a critical thinker, are highly organized and able to manage time, workload and conflicting priorities effectively and efficiently.

The Therapy Assistant must have a Therapy Assistant Diploma and a minimum of 1 year of experience in rehabilitation or recreation therapy. A combination of experience and related education may be considered. Knowledge of dementia and normal aging processes is an asset.

This position is a temporary 1 year, full time position that works Monday to Friday in West Kelowna.

To apply, please provide a current resume and cover letter outlining why you are the right candidate for this position.

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Baptist Housing provides enhanced living communities and exceptional care to almost 2000 seniors in British Columbia. We provide Residential Care, Assisted Living, Supportive Housing, Home Support and Adult Day Programs at our residences in Kelowna, Vancouver and Victoria. We serve through a culture of caring,demonstrating Servant Leadership, collaborating in Teams, building relationships and FUN while exemplifying Christ-like values. We are affiliated with the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches Pacific.

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Expiry Date: March 31, 2015