Fitness Instructor #2 145 views

Job ID# 4343

Employment Status: Temporary, Part Time (0.8 FTE)
Program Name: SMART Community Support Services
Number of Hours Bi-Weekly: 60
Work Schedule: Days, Evenings
Anticipated End Date: 01/07/2022
On Call: No

Job Summary:

The Fitness Instructor is responsible for leading fitness classes to clients under the direction of the Program coordinator and/or Physiotherapist (PT) associated with the program and in line with the certification standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads fitness classes.
  • Works toward fulfillment of client goals as outlined on assessment.
  • Participates in on-going review of service delivery process and evaluation.
  • Attends educational in-services that are deemed appropriate by PT and/or coordinator.
  • May provide fall prevention education as directed by Coordinator and/or regulated professionals.
  • Reports any situations that are deemed inappropriate to their PT/coordinator.
  • Ensures all incidents are reported in a timely manner in accordance with legislation and VON policies and procedures.
  • Reports any defect in any equipment which may endanger themselves or others.
  • Functions and reports in compliance with the OHS legislation, regulations, and VON policies and procedures

External and Internal Relationships:

  • Frequent interaction with Coordinator, Physiotherapist and clients.

Education, Designations and Experience:

  • High school graduate.
  • CCAA Certification as a Seniors Fitness Instructor and/or equivalent is required at the time of hire or within 3 months from time of hire.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience teaching group fitness classes for older adults including experience teaching specialized classes for chronic conditions i.e. Osteoporosis, Parkinson Disease, Diabetes, Osteoarthritis etc. is an asset.
  • Experience promoting health and well-being through physical activity.
  • Experience working in an assisted living environment i.e. recreation therapy is an asset.
  • Bilingual in French/English is an asset.

Skill Requirements:

  • Respect for privacy and confidentiality.
  • Dependability and trustworthiness.
  • Good communication and active listening skills.
  • Capacity to remain calm in unexpected situations.
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

Other:

  • Must have access to a personal vehicle for business use and possess both a current driver’s license and proof of vehicle Insurance.
  • Current criminal background check including a vulnerable sector screen is required.
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast- paced environment; Attention to Detail; Carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Grip; walk, Sit, Stand, Climb stairs; Fine hand movements.

VON Canada is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and to providing accessibility accommodations for candidates who require them. If you are in need of accessibility support, please visit our website at http://www.von.ca/en/accessibility for further information and contact details.

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