Rehabilitation Assistant

Employer: Child Development Centre


Salary or Wage: $29-38-$30.96


Start Date:


Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS:
• Diploma in Rehabilitation Assistant/Speech Language Program Assistant or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
• Valid Covid 19 vaccination.
• Valid BC Licence


Description:

JOB TITLE: Rehabilitation Assistant

JOB SUMMARY: With supervision and guidance the Rehabilitation Assistant implements established activities for children from birth to six years of age with developmental/motor/speech disabilities to meet their activation, life skills, recreational and social needs. Provides input into the development of activities and adapts and modifies established activities as required. The assistant performs other duties contributing to the effectiveness of the department(s) including scheduling and documentation.

CLASSIFICATION / PAY LEVEL: HSA Community Subsector Agreement
Classification:
Grid Level – 28

SUPERVISOR: Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Must be self-directed, motivated, and able to work independently and in cooperation with others
• Communicates effectively, in English, both verbally and in writing
• Knowledge of word processing, database entry, email, and internet
• Physical ability to perform duties of the position.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Diploma in Rehabilitation Assistant/Speech Language Program Assistant or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
• Valid Covid 19 vaccination.
• Valid BC Licence

FUNCTIONS:
1. Implements goals and strategies identified by the OT/PT/SLP for each child such as language, mobility, coordination and strengthening exercises through a variety of recreational and social activities such as games, coloring activities, fine and gross motor exercises to assist in the achievement of child-specific goals.
2. Adapts and modifies established activities / strategies to meet the needs of the children as required. Participates in the development of activities and strategies by providing input / feedback to the OT/PT/SLP.
3. Observes children and their environment while implementing activities and strategies. Ensures environment is safe for children. Reports behavioral, physical and / or cognitive changes to the Therapists or as required. Provides feedback regarding activities/strategies used and reports on goals achieved to the OT/PT/SLP verbally and through documentation in client file, as per Centre and program guidelines.
4. Assist in manufacturing of splint/casts and ordering /replacing supplies.
5. Responsible for loan cupboards including maintenance of an inventory of equipment, toys and materials. Ensure that all equipment / material available for loan is maintained in clean, good working condition and that all required forms are completed, as per Centre policy, prior to loaning out equipment
6. From time to time assists in maintenance/operation of the pool including daily chlorine / chemical checks, addition of chemicals as required, monitoring of pool temperature and reporting anything unusual directly to the Physiotherapist. May be responsible for scheduling use of the pool by any Centre staff.
7. Sets up furnishings and equipment for sessions. Operate equipment such as video cameras, during therapy or educational sessions.
8. Communicates relevant client information directly to the therapists and documents sessions with children.
9. Performs administrative support duties that assist therapists and relate to the effective operation of the department; including booking/canceling appointments, photocopying, laminating materials, and other support work.
10. Performs cleaning duties such as cleaning toys, therapy equipment, therapy rooms, laundry, etc.
11. Submits time sheets, mileage/expense records, leave requests, statistical data, and other records as required to supervisor.
12. Attends staff meetings and participates in relevant committees at the CDC as required.
13. Performs other related duties as assigned.








 
Posted City: Fort St. John
Posted: 06/10/2024
Expires: 07/01/2024
Ad ID: 746344
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Posted by: CDCreception
Registered City: Fort St. John, BC
Member Since: 2018
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