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Personal Care Assistant in Assisted Living in Salem, NH at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Salem, NH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/4/2018

Job Description

PER DIEM OPPORTUNITY AT GREYSTONE FARM IN SALEM, NH. COME AND JOIN A GREAT COMMUNITY!!

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 –and to what truly matters!

We are seeking caring and compassionate Personal Care Assistants, your primary focus will be to provide customer service to our residents in a home like setting.  As a Personal Care Attendant you will provide our residents and families with a quality, differentiated experience by establishing and maintaining a beneficial and caring relationship.

 

If you have a strong passion for helping others and take pride in what you do and are looking for a great company who shares your vision, than this is the ideal opportunity for you!

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

 

  • Provides companionship by reading, conversation and listening
  • Participates in appropriate recreational activities and hobbies for social and sensory stimulation
  • Assists the resident with necessary phone calls, letter writing, computer operation, etc.
  • Maintains a safe environment within the resident’s apartment
  • Accompanies the resident on walks, community trips, doctor’s office visits, bank, etc.
  • Demonstrates understanding of the emotional stress of having an aged loved one by responding professionally and sensitively to the family’s needs
  • Provides emotional support and promotes a sense of well-being
  • May perform light housekeeping/laundry to maintain a clean, neat environment
  • Delivers a differentiated experience in a friendly, helpful, and courteous manner with resident and family satisfaction as a priority
  • Effectively communicates with residents, families and friends of resident
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the resident’s history, interests, physical and cognitive abilities to help provide a successful living experience

 

 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

 

  • High School Diploma preferred
  • Previous experience working with seniors or the disabled desirable