ADULT DAY SERVICE WORKER/BUS DRIVERApply Now Job ID 1447632 Date posted 09/23/2020
Community :WILLIAMS LAKE
Facility :DENI HOUSE
Do you have outstanding interpersonal skills, with an excellent ability to communicate with patients and team members? We are looking for casual Adult Day Service Workers / Bus Drivers to join our team at Deni House in Williams Lake. Apply today!
As the Adult Day Service Worker/Bus Driver you will be responsible for meeting the needs of an assigned group of clients by assisting them in carrying out established programs and activity of daily living tasks. You will transport clients to organized outings.
This is a casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 to 37.5 hrs/week. Shifts of work are Monday through Friday, with shift times of 08:00 to 16:00.
Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.
SOME OTHER TYPICAL DUTIES OF THE ADULT DAY SERVICE WORKER:
1. As determined by the Manager (or designate), implements and participates in activation, life skills, recreational, and/or social activities designed to meet the needs of clients, providing demonstrations as required. Adapts and modifies established activities to meet the special needs of clients.
2. Sets up and organizes furnishing and equipment for programs and/or special events, accompanies clients to programs, teaches the techniques of related programs to clients, and oversees participation and reports problems/changes to supervisor.
3. Assists clients with activity of daily living (ADL) tasks in performance of duties such as feeding, lifts and transfers, toileting, and providing medication reminders. Reports any concerns/problems in relation to ADL care (eg: skin breakdown) to Manager (or designate).
4. Carries out client programs outside the facility and accompanies clients.
5. Leads individual one-on-one sessions and group programs for the clients. Adapts general established programs to meet the physical, social, cognitive, and emotional needs of the clients, as developed by the client program plans. Promotes client participation in activities, and provides feedback regarding the performance and progress of clients.
6. Provides input in the evaluation of each participant’s progress by observing, reporting and charting. Reports relevant observations of client progress and behaviour to the Manager (or designate. Provides input into the client centered care plan. Provides suggestions for change or modifications to existing programs.
7. Assists volunteers and/or students by providing functional direction during program, 1:1, small groups, large groups, or special events. Demonstrates related techniques as required.
8. Drives the supplied vehicle for established community outings according to safety rules, regulations and standards; safely loads and unloads clients on and off of the vehicle; completes and records pre-trip inspection, travel log, and follows established Fleet Guidelines for vehicle cleaning, fuelling, maintenance and incident reporting.
9. Completes and maintains related records and documentation such as statistics, progress reports, activity participation reports, observation reports, and client activity profiles.
10. Refers clients to other programs/services and provides information regarding available resources.
11. Attends staff meeting, staff inservices, participates on committees, and attends work-related and pre-approved conferences and seminars, as directed.
12. Maintains inventory of equipment, tools, and materials by method such as preparing the purchase requisitions for signature and/or purchasing items through petty cash as directed by the Manager (or designate).
13. Works in a safe manner and keeps work area tidy.
14. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12
• Completion of an Activity Assistant Program, and one year recent related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Food Safe certificate.
• Current valid BC Class 4 Driver’s License.
Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.
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