Activity Worker (3000)

NOTE: Applicants must attach a resume to their application.

BARGAINING UNIT: CUPE

ZONE: Zone 6 - Acadie-Bathurst

FACILITY: Chaleur Regional Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Occupational Therapy - Psychiatric Clinic

CLASSIFICATION: Activity Worker (3000)

STATUS: Temporary full-time (approximately 10 months)

FTE: 1.0

ANTICIPATED START DATE: September 16, 2019

HOURS OF WORK:

8 hour day shifts

Work schedule may be changed to meet operational needs.

JOB SUMMARY:

Plan social, recreational and educational activities to maintain or promote maximum levels of independence and stimulation of inpatients in the Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry Unit .

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma plus an additional program in the field of human services or social sciences of over six months and up to one year or equivalent;
  • Mental health experience (adult and/or child psychiatry clientele);
  • Experience in crafts, education, recreation and/or public relations;
  • Ability to organize group or individual activities;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
  • Flexibility in covering all work shifts;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Physical ability to perform the assigned work;
  • Good work history (performance and attendance);
  • Adherence to professional ethical principles, to the Network's management philosophy and to organizational values;
  • Compliance with the rules of confidentiality set by Vitalité Health Network.

NOTE:

1. Availability for the entire duration of the assignment.

  • The above requirements may be verified through oral, written or practical tests during the selection process.
  • Should there be no fully qualified applicants, this position will not necessarily be reposted. If you wish to be considered for this position and meet most of the requirements, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
  • The employer reserves the right to shorten or extend temporary assignments for operational reasons.
  • We thank all applicants. However, only those selected will be contacted.

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