Activities Assistant - Mind & Memory Care - Up to $1,000 Sign on Bonus! in Lincoln, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 5/13/2022

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Job Description

Join The Commons in Lincoln, a breathtaking newer Benchmark community proud to be named one of the Boston Globe's Top Places to Work for over a decade.

IS CREATIVITY YOUR PASSION? We are looking for a full-time Activities Assistant for our Mind and Memory Care. The Activities 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 Activities Assistant supports and assists in all necessary programming.

$1,000 full time sign on bonus!

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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 residents' abilities by understanding that all aspects of care
  • Demonstrates knowledge about residents in regard to background, participation needs, physical abilities, interests, cognitive capacity and attention span capability

 

EDUCATION AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • 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 a consistent ability to coordinate multiple tasks, demonstrates a positive attitude, and works well under pressure

Job Requirements

Think senior living sounds boring? Think again. At Benchmark, we impact lives through human connection. We are thought leaders creating quality experiences and inspiring personal growth for all who engage with us. We just happen to imagine, build and manage beautiful, private-pay communities geared toward older adults. Are you Called to Care about your work, other people and making a difference? Do you believe that people and teams are Better Together than going it alone? Are you always striving to Be the Benchmark by which all others are measured?  Then our core values match. Connect with us!