Activities Assistant
Benchmark Senior Living | North Chelmsford , MA | Posted 4/2/2014
JOB DESCRIPTION

The Atrium at Drum HIll is a Benchmark Senior Living Community specializing in the needs of memory care.  We are looking for a self motivated and enthusiastic person to fill our Activities Assistant position.

The Activities Assistant is to organize and implement programs designed to meet the individual needs of the resident. The program is intended to fulfill basic psychological, intellectual, physical, social and emotional and spiritual needs while promoting self-esteem in a caring, nurturing environment.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 



JOB REQUIREMENTS

Resident Care-Activities

 

  • 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

Resident Care-General 
         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 Program Director
    • Stays with group at all times when on excursions
    • 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 Program Director 

Candidate must be willing to work some weekend hours.


JOB SNAPSHOT

Employment Type: Full-Time/Part-Time
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay:
Industry: Healthcare - Health Services
Education: Not Specified
Experience: Not Specified
Manages Others: No
Relocation: Not Specified
Required Travel: Not Specified
Job ID: ADH-Activities
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Benchmark Senior Living
Benchmark, as the name implies, is committed to setting the standard of excellence in Senior Housing. Benchmark Senior Living, based centrally out of Wellesley, Massachusetts, is the largest provider of senior housing in the New England region. With a mission centered on a commitment to providing personalized services to our residents, our professionals add quality to the lives of seniors each day through their compassion, skill and our unique programs designed to improve the experience of senior living.

At Benchmark, our most important asset is people. We are a company of people serving other people. Each of our communities features a standard trademark of world class service built upon staff excellence, innovative programs and personalized services.
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