Activity Assistant-Memory Care in Norwood, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 6/25/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree looking for compassionate Activity Assistant to join our Memory Care Team. 

Come explore Benchmark Senior Living named "Best Place to Work" Boston Globe last ten years.  As a Activity Assistant with Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree you will have the opportunity to use your skills organizing and implementing programs intended to fulfill basic psychological, intellectual, physical, social and emotional and spiritual needs while promoting self-esteem in a caring, nurturing environment.  

Join us and grow your career at a company that really cares!

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

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 dementia's
• 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

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