Seniors Wellness Coordinator

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Job Title:
Seniors Wellness Coordinator
Job Category:
Recreation & Wellness
Job Type:
Temporary Full Time
Date Posted:
May 23, 2024
Closing Date:
June 20, 2024
Work Location:
Ocean Hall
Non-Rotational (M-F)
Number of Positions:

Job Description

If you take pride in being compassionate, honest, professional, and safe, consider an exciting and rewarding career at Shannex. Our communities offer more than a place to work – they welcome and celebrate Great People who inspire meaningful connections while Leading the Way to Better Living™.

We are searching for a Seniors’ Wellness Coordinator to join our Nursing Home Without Walls team based in Moncton, New Brunswick.

This is a temporary full-time position for one year with potential of extension.

Meaningful Benefits

You will be surrounded by supportive and talented team members who make our communities great places to live, work and visit. As an established and respected organization in the healthcare sector, Shannex offers opportunities for growth, development and advancement. And at the end of every day, you will know you’ve made a measured difference in the lives of our residents. Additional benefits include:

• Comprehensive health, vision, and dental benefits plan (eligible immediately upon hire) including an Employee and Family Assistance Program
• Life, travel, and other insurances
• Access to virtual healthcare 24/7 for FREE through the group health benefit plan
• RRSP program (5% employer matching)
• Vacation accrual (begins immediately) and travel insurance
• Free onsite parking
• Access to thousands of perks vendors and discounts through our WorkPerks program, including excellent discounts for apparel, restaurants, technology, fitness, travel, and tickets to some of your favorite sports and entertainment events
• Access to continuing education and training through Shannex’s Centre of Excellence
• Opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous improvement initiatives
• Recognition and Rewards for service excellence and safety

About the Opportunity

• With collaboration from the Seniors’ Navigator, the Gordon/Ocean Hall Recreation team, and Community Partners will help organize social activities such as exercise, musical entertainment, card games, bingo, and intergenerational initiatives between students for seniors in the community to reduce social isolation. They will also provide friendly check-in calls and in person social visits for seniors in the community
• The Wellness Coordinator will facilitate social health education events for the community focusing on the ageing process, how to access programs, and education for care providers for older adults and/or persons with dementia
• Plans, implements and evaluates a comprehensive therapeutic recreation program plan focusing on physical, social, cultural, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual needs of the clients
• Develops individual treatment plans with clients/Substitute Decision Makers based on assessment results, applying facilitation techniques to assist clients in achieving identified goals;
• Collaborates with client and family to meet their program expectations and needs;

About You

In addition to placing high value on continuous improvement, collaboration and accountability, you bring:

• Undergraduate degree or college diploma in Therapeutic Recreation with certification in the field of Therapeutic Recreation (preferred) or a combination of education and experience
• Ability to write and speak English is required, French considered a strong asset.
• Ability to provide a clear criminal record and vulnerable sector check required upon hire
• Current First Aid & CPR is required
• Class 4 Drivers’ License is an asset

About Us

It all began in 1988 when our Founder, Joseph Shannon, purchased a single nursing home in his hometown of Sydney, Cape Breton. For more than three decades, Shannex has grown as a trusted provider of senior accommodations, services and care in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario. Our industry-leading services are inspired by residents and delivered by Parkland Retirement Living and Lifestyle Residences, Shannex Enhanced Care, Faubourg du Mascaret, Milestone Communities, and Care at Home team members who create an exceptional resident experience and a positive, fulfilling work environment where every voice matters.   

If you’re ready to join the Shannex team of Great People, apply today!

Great People is a core value at Shannex based on the belief that our team members are the spirit and foundation of the organization.  Shannex believes equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging is about creating a culture that embraces the uniqueness of individuals, where every person is treated fairly and where racism and discrimination are not tolerated. At Shannex, every team member belongs.

All applications are kept in strict confidentiality.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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