Activities Assistant - Skilled Nursing/Rehab - $1,000 Sign on Bonus! in Lincoln, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 9/22/2022

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Job Description

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!

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

IS CREATIVITY YOUR PASSION? We are looking for an Activity Assistant for our Skilled Nursing Facility community. The Activity Assistant organizes and implements programs designed to meet the individual needs of our residents. Our program touches upon the six key dimensions psychological, intellectual, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs while promoting self-esteem in a caring, nurturing environment. The Activity 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 personalized programming
  • Leads and implements 1:1, small group, and large group activities
  • Support, encourage and direct independent activity pursuits, both individually as well as small/large group settings
  • Support the residents' abilities by understanding all aspects of care
  • Demonstrates knowledge about residents regarding background, participation needs, physical abilities, interests, cognitive capacity, and attention span capability

 

 

Job Requirements

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 cheerful outlook, and works well under pressure
  • Has a positive, uplifting, and energetic persona
  • Able to adapt quickly in new situations
  • Attention to detail and keen observation
  • Have a compassionate and care giving attitude

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