Job Opportunity: Wellness Manager – Residential Care, Elim Village

**This is a sponsored bulletin from Elim Village**

Elim Village is a developing comprehensive Christian seniors community located on 20 acres in Fleetwood (Surrey), B.C. A not for profit charitable organization, Elim Village offers a unique opportunity to be a part of a working environment that embraces Christian principles and beliefs and pursues the highest standards in business and care operations.  Our approach is integrative and team oriented; founded on our core values which emphasize the value we place on our relationships with residents, staff and stakeholders.

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Wellness Manager who will be responsible for the development/planning, coordination and implementation of activity programs that meet the physical, social, emotional/expressive, spiritual and cultural needs and interests of the residents in Residential Care. The Wellness Manager is also a member of the Harrison Leadership Team, and manages a team of 12 Wellness Assistants. This position requires adherence to the faith based values outlined in the Elim Village Philosophy of Care.

This is a full time permanent position. Competitive compensation will be based on qualifications and relevant experience.

Qualifications:

  • University degree in Therapeutic Recreation or equivalent qualifications in the continuing care field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Long Term Care with an additional minimum of 3 years’ supervisory or managerial experience.
  • Post Graduate education in Gerontology or Management/Leadership would be an asset.
  • Proficient computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and design software.
  • Current First Aid/CPR (level C) certification.
  • Class 5 Drivers License required, Class 4 Drivers License would be an asset.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to assist residents, family members or other clients with concern and empathy; respecting their confidentiality and privacy and communicating in a courteous and respectful manner.
  • Demonstrated professional competence and the ability to provide leadership to a group of professional staff.
  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.
  • Evidence of good physical, psychological and emotional health, and the capability to handle the demands of the job.

Join a dynamic team of committed health professionals in the continuing development of Elim Village – a complete Campus of Care where residents can age within their community.

To apply for this position please send a resume and cover letter to:

Valentina Seale, Human Resources Manager at vseale@elimvillage.com. While we are thankful for all applications only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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