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Job Title:
Life Enrichment Coordinator, Rideaucrest Home
Job Number:
Job Code:
Job Category:
Nursing & Resident Care
Residential Long Term Care
Bargaining Unit:
Job Type:
Full Time
Employment Type:
Number of Positions:
Hours of Work:
75 hrs/2 wks
$26.58 - $32.53/Hour
Date Posted:
July 10, 2024
Closing Date:
July 24, 2024

Opening Statement

The City of Kingston is grateful to experience the traditional territories of Anishinabek (Ah-nish-nah-beg), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) and Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat). Kingston is a smart, livable city in the heart of eastern Ontario. Its stable and diversified economy includes global corporations, innovative start-ups and all levels of government.At the City of Kingston, we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential elements of a thriving workplace. We value the unique perspectives and experiences that each individual brings to our team. As we continue to grow, we are dedicated to creating an environment where all employees feel welcomed, respected, and empowered to contribute their best work. The City of Kingston views diversity as its strength and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, including those from underrepresented communities.As staff, you play a pivotal role in enhancing people's lives by delivering exceptional, customer-centered services of the highest quality. Within our highly ethical environment, you'll embrace accountability by consistently going above and beyond, actively listening to our customers, creatively addressing their needs, and maintaining unwavering respect for all individuals you serve. As a result, you'll become an integral part of our qualified and dynamic team, recognized for its compassion, excellence, integrity, inclusivity, and adaptability.

Position Summary

**Please note rates of pay are based on 2023 rates*

The Life Enrichment Coordinator is responsible for the delivery and facilitation of age appropriate social, recreational, and leisure programs for residents based on and responsive to the abilities, strengths, needs, interests, goals and former lifestyles of each resident. Support the spiritual, physical therapeutic and rehabilitation services for residents and integrate volunteers, family members and students into the programs and services of the facility.

Develop, organize and provide recreation, leisure, rehabilitative and educational activities for all residents to occur within the home and or community.

Provide assistance or adaptations to facilitate resident’s participation in activities.

Conduct new admission assessments for individual resident recreational and social needs.

Assist with integration of volunteers, family members and students into the programs of the facility. Orient, train, direct and instruct volunteers and student placements as assigned.

Regularly record in resident progress notes to report any changes in residents; provide accurate and current reports and documentation of services provided and other data as required.

Supervise and mentor students and volunteers working in Life Enrichment as required

Conduct program evaluations through interviews, observations, surveys to assess effectiveness of programs and future planning.

Work flexible hours to offer and/or accommodate Resident programs as well as volunteer services, on weekends and evenings.

Identify and report safety hazards, conduct regular safety inspections and follow safe working practices.

Qualifications, Competencies

2 year diploma in recreation, leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, kinesiology or equivalent

One (1) year experience in planning, executing, and evaluating activities within a long term care or community service environment

First Aid Certification and Food Handlers Certification an asset

Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

Able to perform the essential duties of the job

Excellent leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to supervise and direct others

Experience in program development

Experience conducting personal interviews, public speaking and presentation skills is required

Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Word, tested at the basic level

Work flexible schedules as required to provide continuity of programs and services, including evenings and weekends

Proof of recent screening for Tuberculosis (TB)

Proof of immunity to communicable diseases

Must be able to obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check, including Vulnerable Sector

Closing Statement

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