Coordinator, Community Recreation
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Position Title: Coordinator, Community Recreation
Program: Continuing Connections
Job Type: Full-time
Hours Of Work: 35.0 hours per week
Position Overview: Reporting to the Team Lead for Continuing Connections and Apartments, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of leisure/recreation services for center residents between 18 and 65 years of age who reside in a long-term care centre and often managing both long-term physical health and mental health illness. You will connect with individuals using recreation and leisure as a means to build social support, decrease isolation, increase motivation, and improve overall quality of life. You will primarily work between two (2) centres as a team member of both the Applied Behaviour Collaboration (ABC) Team that focuses on supporting individuals under 65 with complex behaviour and/or mental health needs through partnership with Alberta Health Services and the Canadian Mental Health Outreach team. The five (5) care centre are: Carewest Dr. Vernon Fanning Centre, Carewest Garrison Green, Glamorgan Care Centre, Bethany Care Society and AgeCare SkyPointe.
Key Client Service Responsibilities and Specific Accountabilities:
Additional Team Responsibilities, Competencies & Personal Attributes
This job requires a mix of sitting, standing and moving, with a balance between computer-based work assisting clients to/from group programs in a care facility (may include pushing Wheelchairs) and verbal communication. The candidate may be required to balance priorities between different stakeholders.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be a thorough list of all responsibilities, tasks, duties, knowledge, skills, and abilities required.