Adult Day Program Worker

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre/Centre des ressources de l'Est d'Ottawa
  • Social Work
  • Case Management
Contract - Full Time
  • Ontario - Ottawa
  • Ontario - Ottawa Area
Entry Level$49,291 - 58,0332019-05-152019-05-29

Adult Day Program Worker

Community Support Program

Full Time Contract - Maternity Leave  - 15 months

Salary Range: $49,291- $58,033

Description of Responsibilities 

Reporting to the Community Support Services Program Manager, the Adult Day Program Worker will be a member of the Community Support Team and will be accountable to the Board of Directors. The Adult Day program is an integrated support service which provides supervised programming in a group setting to clients such as those who are frail and elderly and living with Alzheimer’s or related dementias or living with a physical impairment.  This service assists the clients to achieve and maintain their maximum level of functioning, to prevent early or inappropriate institutionalization and provides respite and information to their caregivers.

 

Responsibilities

  • Co-design and set up specific program activities using programming that will positively stimulate the client group, both cognitively and physically
  • Deliver the prepared programming and work directly with clients during the program hours
  • Conduct assessments of new clients, set care plans and facilitate integration to the program 
  • Provide support to care partners
  • Organize the daily schedule of activities
  • Complete intake process for all inquiries for Community Support Services, record information from referral source and provide follow-up. 
  • Maintain a neat, safe and pleasant environment for the program’s efficient and effective operation
  • Work with other staff and volunteers to provide effective services 
  • Assist in the orientation of volunteers and students to the program 
  • Maintain accurate records on clients and volunteers 
  • Perform administrative functions

Qualifications 

  • Community College Diploma or certificate in nursing, social work, gerontology or a related field 
  • Knowledge of Alzheimer Disease and other related disorders 
  • Excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work and function as a member of the Community Support team and the larger resource Centre team
  • Ability to support volunteers
  • A willingness to maintain high quality services, client centered services through superior organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Computer competencies (Word, Excel, Outlook, CIMS) 
  • Oral and written fluency in English and French 
  • Valid Driver’s License and willingness to drive clients with EORC vehicle

    The Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre follows a practice of non-discrimination and diversity.We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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