Summer Projects Assistant (Therapeutic Assistant)

Position
Summer Projects Assistant (Therapeutic Assistant)

Location
Calgary

Status
Temporary - Full Time (16 weeks from May to end August)

Work hours
7.5 hours per shift

Posting Date
February 11, 2019

Closing Date
April 2019

Start Date
May 2019

 

DESCRIPTION

POSITION SUMMARY

- Opportunities to assists in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the Summer Recreational/Rehab Projects to enhance residents engagement and their life enrichment;

- Participates in meetings and discussions on enhancing the effectiveness of the projects to improve residents' health and quality of life;

- Assists to create and implement activities that enable greater residents engagement;

- Conduct therapeutic recreational/therapeutic rehab activities under supervision of Recreational Therapist/Occupational Therapist.

 

QUALIFICATION

Successful candidates will be in an undergraduate health/therapeutic program or equivalent; work experience in a long-term care setting an advantage; excellent computer skills; well-developed interpersonal and communication skills; ability to prioritize work and work independently in a team setting; good documentation skills.

 

This is a government funded position. To be considered for the position you must meet below criteria to be eligible for funding:

- be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;

- A Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or protected person under the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and legally entitled to work and study in Canada; International students and Temporary Foreign Workers are not eligible;

- Resides and/or attends school in Alberta with an Alberta address;

- Returning to school no later than November 1, 2019;

- Must be enrolled in a program that will result in a Certificate, Diploma, or Degree. Technical training for Apprenticeship is not eligible;

- Is available for full-time summer employment;

- Participates in only one funded position during the summer.

- Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations;

 

How to Apply

Please send resume:

by E-Mail to:
careers@wingkei.org
or by Fax to:
1-866-281 5988
or by Mail to:
Wing Kei 1212 Centre Street NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 2R4
​Attn: Human Resources

If you do not have a resume, please submit an application form in WORD or PDF or ONLINE format.

Benefits:

This is a benefit non-eligible position

How to Apply:

Please send resume:

by E-Mail to:

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or by Fax to:
1-866-281 5988
or by Mail to:
Wing Kei
1212 Centre Street NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 2R4
​Attn: Human Resources

If you do not have a resume, please submit an application form in WORD or PDF or ONLINE format.

We are an equity employer and encourage applications from men and women, persons with disabilities and visible minorities who may contribute to the wellbeing of our residents.

All new employees must complete a Criminal Records Check in accordance with the Protection for Persons in Care Act. In compliance with Alberta Health’s Infection Control standards, all new employees are required to provide a copy of their Tuberculosis or Chest X-Ray paperwork and a proof of positive immunity of MMR within 30 days of their date of hire.

Thank you for your interest in working at the Wing Kei. Unless you are contacted for an interview, you will receive no further acknowledgment of your application.