Memory Care Activities Assistant

at JEA Senior Living in Peoria, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Perks and Benefits*: * Earn up to 1% wage increase every Quarter * Krowdfit and Sinceri Senior Living Discount Marketplace * Employee Referral Bonus of $1,000 * Access to earned wages prior to payday * Generous PTO Plan * Career Development * An employee engaged scheduling system * Length of Service Bonus Program * Affordable Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Benefits * 401K Retirement Plan Oh, and did we mention an amazing Team Environment? *Some benefits may vary depending on position and employment status Minimum Eligibility Requirements: * Minimum of one year of experience working with dementia residents in long-term care. * Basic knowledge of current dementia-care practices and communication strategies. * At least minimal experience in planning and directing activities for elderly residents, and in planning and organizing special programs for residents, families and staff. * Good verbal communication skills, including ability to give directions to others in a manner that is pleasant and easily understood. * Ability to display enthusiasm and a positive attitude in promoting activities, and in enlisting the support of facility team members for activity programming. * Must have a valid state driver’s license Essential Functions: * Assist Program Director in planning and providing activities that support and maintain the residents’ quality of life, and that meet state requirements for addressing the residents’ social, physical, spiritual and mental health. * Plans, coordinates and implements active and passive activities in both the North and South Courts to address the needs of residents with varying abilities. * Provides supportive activities in a comfortable environment to residents who are not able to tolerate stimulation of a group program. * Assist Program Director in creating displaying and distributing a monthly Activity Calendar that is both informative and attractive. * Assists the Program Director in maintaining an updated social history file on each resident. * Meets all new residents and families upon arrival, informing them of the activity program and encouraging participation. * Coordinates with the Dietary Department regarding food-related needs. * Maintains inventory of supplies and equipment and submits monthly list of needs to the Program Director. * Coordinates all activity programming in conjunction with the Program Director. * Role models Meaningful Moments to all staff. * Notifies families of personal supply needs of residents. Why You Should Work With Us: As a Sinceri Senior Living company, we are a fun loving, employee-centric community like no other! Maybe that’s why we have been certified by our employees as a Great Place to Work ® for our 5th Year in a row. Create your healthcare career with us and learn about all the career growth opportunities we offer. Have we sparked your interest yet? Apply online and join our wonderful team. Questions about the application process? Come visit us and our staff will be happy to assist you! Sinceri Senior living is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law. Candidates submitted by unsolicited 3rd party recruiters will not be considered.

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Job Posting: JC247939287

Posted On: Sep 16, 2023

Updated On: Sep 28, 2023

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