compensation: Based on Experience employment type: part-time
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Make a difference in the lives of our Seniors!
Do you have the desire to create a purposeful and fulfilling environment for senior living residents? Our goal is simple -- to make a positive difference in our residents' lives by creating a special place where they can thrive and families can have peace of mind. That place is Seaons - the Next Generation of Senior Living! We are looking for qualified, enthusiastic applicants with memory care experience.
If you love to provide quality care, have a high energy "can do" attitude, are goal oriented and work well independently as well as with a team then we would love to hear from you!
We want the best so we offer the best:
Vacation Time and Personal days
Paid Holidays and Sick time
Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance to qualified associates
401k with Company Match.
Tuition Reimbursement, Ongoing Education (CEU's), In-services
Associate Awards & Appreciation-we have FUN at work!
Job Summary for the Memory Care "Avita" Activities/Program Associate:
To assist Avita Program Director in implementing a social program created specifically for assisted living population. Activities include: an exercise program, intellectual stimulation, arts and sciences, travel, lectures, spiritual programs, outings and hosting speakers and musical events.
Essential Functions of the Memory Care "Avita" Activities/Program Associate:
Will work independently and along with Avita Program Director.
Flexible work schedule to include weekends and some holidays.
Oversee scheduled events including room set up and resident participation.
Organize and participate in daily routine activities.
Create a positive environment to engage resident participation
Personal attitude must be outgoing, caring, considerate, and respectful to residents at all times.
Adherence of non-Negotiables
Perform additional assigned duties at the direction of the Director of Social Programming.
Additional Qualifications for the Memory Care "Avita" Activities/Program Associate:
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of experience working in the geriatric field.
Previous experience working with memory impaired elderly in a paid or volunteer position highly desirable.
Adheres to and carries out all policies and procedures.
Maintains confidentiality of verbal and written information pertaining to residents, facility operations, and personnel.
Establishes and maintains constructive working relationships with coworkers, residents, families, and visitors.
Promotes teamwork in the provision of services for residents.
Be a proponent of the community, its mission and all it represents.
Reports on-the-job injuries and or grievances to the supervisor before the end of the shift on the day the injury occurs.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements for the Memory Care "Avita" Activities/Program Associate:
Requires the ability to communicate in English both orally and in writing
Ability to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff, community officials and the public.
Must have compassion for and desire to work with the elderly
Must meet all State health requirements
Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
Must pass criminal background check
Physical and Sensory Requirements of the Memory Care "Avita" Activities/Program Associate:
Must be able to move intermittently throughout the work day.
Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
Must possess sight, hearing senses, or uses prosthesis that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with the residents, personnel, and support agencies.
Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability.
Must be able to relate to the work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and, at times, hostile people within the community.
Physically able to move at least 25 lbs. without assistance. May be required to lift, push, pull and move equipment, supplies, etc.
Physically able to bend, reach and work in small areas.
Physical stamina and ability to assist residents as needed and in emergencies.