Recreation Assistant - Evergreen

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Recreation Assistant

Evergreen Terraces and Pointe | White Rock, B.C. | Casual

Our Promise

At Baptist Housing, every day is an opportunity for you to help our seniors experience life well in supportive communities. As a member of our team, you can experience a fulfilling career while working in a collaborative environment where support for you is prioritized. As the Recreation Assistant you'll conduct a program of therapeutic and recreational activities designed to meet the physical, mental, social, and spiritual needs of our residents.  

About You

As a compassionate and adaptable individual with a caring personality, you are well-suited to provide safe and empathetic care to our residents. You excel in clear documentation, time management, and teamwork, demonstrating both physical and mental capability. Fluent in English and tech-savvy, you understand the Wellness Model of Care and possess the ability to assess resident's needs. Your keen awareness of safety measures fosters an inclusive and culturally sensitive environment. As a Recreation Assistant, you actively participate in multi-tasking and multi-skilling within a multi-disciplinary team, collaborating to implement a person-centred Wellness Model of Care. Alongside the therapy team, you promote health and wellness through normalized activities, creating a safe and empowering environment that respects the autonomy, independence, and dignity of residents. 

Must Haves

  • Completed a recognized Activity Aide program

  • Emergency First Aide - Community care or equivalent and current Food Safe

  • Consent for a criminal record check for working with vulnerable adults

  • Valid Class 4 (unrestricted) BC Drivers License or willingness to obtain one within 6 months of employment.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination 

About The Role

  • Models Baptist Housing Values in all interactions with the team, residents and families

  • Demonstrates consistent servant leadership and fosters positive relationships with residents, team members, families and partners. 

  • Applies the Wellness Models of Care

  • Engages in multi-tasking and multiskilling to promote active living and care continuity 

  • Creates a safe, empowering environment for residents, respecting their autonomy and privacy. 

  • Contributes to the planning of recreational programs, both indoors and outdoors

  • Prepares activity areas and maintains equipment. 

  • Porters residents to activities and assists with their needs.

  • Provide direction to volunteers and ensure safety during outings. 

  • Supports mealtime activities and assists with resident care. 

  • Conducts bus inspections when driving

  • Maintains awareness of changes within the residence and upholds confidentiality

  • Adheres to organizational policies and procedures.

  • Documents resident progress and attends to their needs

  • Observe and report changes to resident behaviour.

  • Takes responsibility for personal and professional development through training 

  • Promotes a culture of health and safety

  • Demonstrates safe practices and identifies hazards.

  • Follows infection control policies with a focus on hand hygiene. 

About Us

Baptist Housing provides enhanced living communities and exceptional care to over 2700 seniors in British Columbia. We provide long-term care, assisted living, independent living, and home support in our communities in Kelowna, Vancouver, and Victoria. We serve through a culture of caring where we put the wellness of our residents first in a person-centred approach. We live out a servant leadership model that collaborates in teams and builds strong relationships while exemplifying Christ-like values.  We're a committed group of people who bring their whole selves to work, and we're also FUN! We take what we do seriously, but not ourselves. We're affiliated with the Fellowship Pacific Baptist churches

Your Work Location 

Your work location will be at the seaside City of White Rock. Our Evergreen community is located at 1550 Oxford St.

What You Receive 

A caring and supportive environment with compensation of $28.74

How To Apply 

To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply button', where you can submit your resume and complete the necessary steps to apply for this job. We welcome your questions about this opportunity at careers.evergreen@baptisthousing.org. We look forward to reviewing your application.