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Chartwell Westbury Long Term Care Residence

Program & Support Services Manager

Job Type: Full-Time
Date Posted: March 01, 2013

The ideal candidate will be a cheerful person who will coordinate recreation/activity programs to meet our residents’ interests and needs. This role is an exceptional opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated person who has sound knowledge of therapeutic recreational programs for residents with Alzheimer’s and Dementia or related diagnoses.
The incumbent will possess excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills and have a minimum of two (2) years experience with activity planning with knowledge of care plans, quarterlies and initial assessments. The successful candidate has experience in a long-term care setting or its equivalent; has a recognized Diploma or Degree in Recreation/Activation and has current first aid and CPR certification. Knowledge of Point Click Care is an asset as well as membership with the Activity Professionals of Ontario.
Responsibilities for this role will include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Identifying and assessing the residents’ needs to develop fulfilling activities;
  • Encouraging resident participation in programs;
  • Creating monthly activity calendars in a timely manner;
  • Coordinating a meaningful volunteer program;
  • Promoting the residence while developing and fostering partnerships within the community;
  • Providing support with the process of forecasting and monitoring expenditures of funds allocated to the activation budget;
  • Assisting and supporting other department managers as needed;
  • Volunteer management and community integration for residents.

Please forward your cover letter and resume, in confidence, to:
Jennifer Sarkis, Administrator
Fax: 416 622 5124

We thank all applicants for their interest in Chartwell Retirement Residences.
Please be advised that only those invited to an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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