Crescent Point, a beautiful Assisted Living Community in the heart of Niantic, is seeking a per diem programming assistant to add to our team.
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The Activity Assistant organizes and implements programs designed to meet the individual needs of our residents. The program is intended to fulfill basic psychological, intellectual, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs while promoting self-esteem in a caring, nurturing environment. The Activity Assistant supports and assists the Programming Director in all necessary programming.
Assists in the development and implementation of an innovative daily program for residents
Leads and implements one-on-ones, small group and large group activities according to the programming schedule
Supports, encourages and directs independent activity pursuits, both individually and in small groups
Supports the resident's abilities by understanding that all aspects of care can be viewed as an activity
Demonstrates knowledge about residents in regard to background, participation needs, physical abilities, interests, cognitive capacity and attention span capability
Communicates any changes in the residents condition or behavior pattern to Activity Director
Must have a high school diploma, bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and knowledge of aging and disability issues. Must be qualified by experience and training to develop programs appropriate for elders and disabled individuals.
Possesses training and knowledge in recreational activities
Possesses training and knowledge of Alzheimer's and related dementias
Maintains a high level of confidentiality regarding residents, staff, and the community
Shows an ability to relate to and perform job functions for the elderly in a positive and efficient manner
Shows a consistent ability to coordinate multiple tasks, demonstrates a positive attitude, and works well under pressure
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