Activity Assistant-Memory Care in Shelton, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 6/4/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We currently have an opportunity in our community for Part Time Memory Care Activities Assistants available from 9:00am to 4:00pm Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday with room to grow.

Candidates must enjoy working and having fun. Our residents love a smiling face, and as an activities assistant you have the opportunity to put smiles on their faces!

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • Candidates must be able to transport resident by wheelchair or escort ambulatory residents to and from all programming during their shift
  • Candidates must be able to prepare a room for an activity and setup any equipment required for scheduled activities.
  • Candidates must be able to keep residents interested and motivated during programs
  • Candidates must be able to use a computer for tracking resident attendance and other company training.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

• 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!