Programming Assistant-Memory Care in Rocky Hill, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Atrium at Rocky Hill is looking for an enthusiastic and engaging 

FT Activity Assistant

to join our Memory Care team

If interested please stop by and fill out an application or call 860-563-5588 for an interview

The Atrium at Rocky Hill

1160 Elm Street Ext.

Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Supports, encourages and directs independent activity pursuits, both individually and in small groups. Must be qualified by experience and training to develop, coordinate and implement programs for our dementia residents.

The Harbor Program Assistant reports directly to the Harbor Care Director

• Assists in the development and implementation of an innovative seven day a week activity program that is engaging
• 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
• Communicates any changes in the residents condition or behavior pattern to Harbor Care Director
• Stays with group at all times when on excursions

Job Requirements

Requirements

• 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!