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Assisted Living - Activities Assistant at Westminster Oaks

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Tallahassee, Florida





Job Description:

Westminster Oaks is currently seeking  Activities Assistant to plan, develop and direct the RAL operation of the activities department in accordance with regulatory guidelines and our established policies and procedures and assure that an on-going program of activities is designed to meet the level of interests and abilities of each resident.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:


Carry out daily, hand-on activities in a courteous, compassionate and enthusiastic


manner which promotes a feeling of well-being and security in residents.


Implement age appropriate activities for residents in a manner appropriate for


residents’ abilities and which take dignity issues & physical limitations into


consideration.


Spend time with individual residents spontaneously, as needs arise, to promote


feeling of well-being and security.


Assist with the preparation of the monthly activity material; distribute calendars and


special event notices.


Update and maintain the “Resident Likes & Dislikes” for planning purposes.


Fill in Daily Activity Boards on each floor, with dates & times of scheduled activities.


Maintain records of program/event attendance and notations of any notice of


behavioral or physical issues with residents which affect their abilities to participate


in programs or which interfere with effective programming for other residents.


Submit documentation and/or notations to supervisor in a timely manner.


Assist the supervisor with purchasing needs/material for daily or monthly activities


for residents.


Positively promote activities and encourage resident participation.


Hiring manager to discuss work hours, days and shifts. 

Experience

Preferred

  • 1-2 years experience in recreational activity programs for senior adults in
    nursing homes or related activities preferred. Must be familiar with
    individuals that suffer from dementia or be willing to learn about them.
    Interest and abilities in recreation, crafts, art, theater or language arts
    extremely helpful.

  • Possess a minimum of a high school diploma, with interests in recreation,
    crafts and music helpful.

Education

Preferred
  • High School or better

Licenses & Certifications

Required
  • COVID-19 Vaccination

Behaviors

Preferred

  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Preferred

  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

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