Maplewood Manor in Alberton is a 48-bed long-term care facility with one respite bed. It is one of two provincial long-term care facilities in West Prince.
Staff titles at Maplewood include:
- Nurse Manager
- Clinical Resource Nurse
- Licensed Practical Nurse
- Nurse Practitioner
- Resident Care Worker
- Clerical Staff: Scheduling and Financial
- Maintenance Staff
- Cooks, Nutrition and Environmental Services Staff
- Occupational Therapist
- Recreation Manager
- Recreation Assistant
“Employees have the opportunity to advance to other positions and to increase or reduce the number of hours they work,” says Darlene Oakes, Administrator, Rural Long Term Care, Health PEI.
“We offer on-the-job placements for students in nursing, Resident Care Worker, and nutrition programs, as well as positions for students during the summer,” says Darlene.
“Our hiring needs are on-going, year-round. We are currently recruiting all levels of nursing staff, as well as support service workers (Housekeepers and Nutrition Services).
“Job seekers should watch for postings at www.gov.pe.ca/jobspei because many opportunities come up throughout the year.”
The best way to get your foot in the door
Darlene says the best way to get your foot in the door is to apply directly for a position listed on the Health PEI website.
“Many times, people take a casual position to see if they like the work, and then move into temporary or permanent positions.”
“Volunteering is suspended due to COVID-19,” says Darlene. ”We are hoping to resume post-COVID-19.”
Is there a need for bilingual staff?
“We are hoping to open a bilingual household for French-speaking residents,” says Darlene. “We are working with current staff to determine who is able and interested in working in a bilingual household. We also anticipate hiring new staff who are bilingual.”
Youth and Elders in Action Bursary program
This program helps high school students gain bursary hours. “The residents really enjoy the interactions with these young people. We hope the experience is equally beneficial for the students. This program is currently on hold due to COVID-19.
For more information:
Maplewood Manor: 902- 853-8610. To volunteer, call 902-853-8686.
To apply to employment opportunities in long-term care facilities, visit www.gov.pe.ca/jobspei
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