Activity Assistant-Memory Care

Benchmark Senior Living Newton , MA 02458

Posted 4 months ago

Job Description:

Benchmark Senior Living is growing, and we are excited to welcome our 59th community; Adelaide of Newton Centre. Our beautiful state of the art, all memory care community is opening this summer! We will be conveniently located steps away from the Newton Centre T stop on the green line.

We can't open without Activity/Programming Assistants! The Memory Care Activity Assistant organizes and implement programs designed to meet the individual needs of our resident. The program is intended to fulfill basic psychological, intellectual, physical, social and emotional and spiritual needs while promoting self-esteem in a caring, nurturing environment.

If you want to join a team who will change the way memory care support is being delivered to seniors, then we invite you to join us at our Job Fair!

Wednesday, June 5
930 AM - 600 PM

Crowne Plaza
320 Washington Street

Newton, MA 02458

Please call us at 617-544-3454 to RSVP so that we are sure to have time to meet with you! Walk-in's welcome

The Memory Care Activity assistant will...

  • Assists in the development and implementation of an innovative seven day a week activity program that is engaging

  • Responsible for leading and implementing one-on-one, 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

  • Encourages and motivates residents to attend and participate in programming and activities

  • Communicates any changes in the residents condition or behavior pattern to Harbor Care Director

  • Stays with group at all times when on excursions

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • 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

BENEFITS

We believe in offering our employees competitive pay. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!


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