Who We Are!
Magnolia Gardens, our Bria Community located in Langley, is looking for a part-time Hairdresser (contractor position) to join our team. You will be providing hairdressing and barbering services to older adults, many with cognitive deficits such as dementia, in a Licensed Care setting.
Why Bria Needs You?
You will be providing an individualized service to the senior that will be a positive experience to improve their quality of life. You must have a good understanding of how to effectively communicate with older adults with cognitive impairments. This role will report to the Director of Care.
Who You Are!
You must have compassion for others and the ability to provide a high quality of care service.
We need a high energy and upbeat personality who can be playful, patient and respectful all at the same time.
You are open to learning new skills, participate in ongoing training, and have good communication both written and spoken.
You have a positive attitude and enjoy working in a senior care environment and/or a customer service environment.
Does your lifestyle allow you to maintain both physical and mental wellness?
Are you willing to be engaged and become a Bria Ambassador by volunteering and contribute to an engaged workplace culture?
What You Will Do!
Provides hair salon services for male and female residents residing within the Licensed care community
Books appointments with residents based on their requests
Liaise with Administrative Assistant for all invoicing and billing requirements
Promotes our resident focused philosophy
Observes and reports resident hair and scalp conditions to the Registered Team on duty
Participates and contributes in all aspects of quality, risk, records and infection control measures related to Salon operations and achieving care plan goals
Required to have a COVID-19 health and safety plan
Deals tactfully and courteously with residents, resident's family, visitors and staff in a positive manner
On-site hairdressing salon equipped with chairs, towels and salon
Towels and laundry service provided
Hairdresser/Hair Stylist Provides: Hair products, small equipment such as combs, scissors, rollers etc.
Day to day tidying of the salon. Full cleans completed by in house staff
Prices geared to seniors, and only adjusted with approval of the General Manager
Monthly chair rental fee payable to the individual Bria Communities workplace
Maintains strict confidentiality in relation to any personal information of the client
Your Must Haves!
Valid Hairdressing/Aesthetics license and provide a copy of Hairdressing certificate.
Experienced in providing hair salon services to seniors; Experience in Licensed Care settings ideal
Must have Liability Insurance and a WorkSafeBC Waiver.
Must have the ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relations by displaying tact, courtesy and patience with residents, staff, family members, volunteers and visitors. Also must demonstrate a pleasant courteous manner when on the telephone or answering inquiries.
Must possess the qualities and attitude that respects and maintains the spirit, dignity and individuality of the residents and employees.
Must have the ability to safely and efficiently operate all equipment associated with the duties of the position.
Must be able to organize and prioritize the daily workload in an effective and efficient manner. Must be resourceful, creative and adaptive in dealing with individual resident families and others, as well as show empathy for and understand the needs of the elderly and disabled.
Bria Communities Gives Back!
At Bria Communities, we don’t just serve our residents but we are heavily involved with serving & helping
within our communities. Here are some of the initiatives and fundraising campaigns that we participate
Bria Big Bike to support the Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation
Walk for Alzheimer’s to support the Alzheimer’s Society of B.C.
Surrey Food Bank
The Grand Parade to support the Seniors Services Society in New Westminster
Drive-Thru Turkey Trade to support DeltAssist
Langley Meals On Wheels
Virtual Dementia Tours – An emotional experience we provide to the families, community workers, local governments and staff.
If you love interacting with and getting to know seniors, have exemplary customer service skills and really want to make a difference in the lives of our residents, we want to hear from you.
Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining how your education and experience has prepared you for this position.
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23 October 2020
1 December 2020