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Activities Assistant

Company: Spring Hills Somerset
Location: Somerset
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Spring Hills Somerset - Award winning company focused on employee experience. INVESTING IN YOUR FUTUREwith,COMPETITIVEpay, matching 401k, education and training.CARINGabout your work/life balance with flexible scheduling &GENEROUS PTO. #FINDINGYOURHAPPY with Employee Committee, rewards and recognitions, making friends where you work. BUILDING YOUR SKILLSwith new investments in technology and opportunities for PROMOTIONS!
What you want:A Company that cares, to make a difference, to learn and grow, to be valued, to be a part of something special.
What we can do:Give you the opportunity to grow, to let your inner passion rise, to be your true self, to be a part of a Family.
Spring Hills Senior Communities wants YOU! Come and introduce yourself to us today we want to meet you and give you the opportunity to #LiveHappy. EEO
We offer competitive pay and comprehensive benefits:


  • Flexible Schedules
  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plans
  • 401k Match
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Incentive Bonuses
  • 100% Paid Life Insurance
  • Vacation Hours
  • Sick/Personal Days
  • Associate Appreciation Program
  • Premium Holiday Pay
  • Continuous Education Available
  • Cell Phone, Train & Retailer Discounts
  • Volunteering Benefits


    Position Summary: Provides recreational care services to the residents in the Spring Cottage Memory Care. Uses and recognizes individual abilities, strengths, and competencies in planning recreational services.
    Essential Functions:

    • Conducts the daily scheduled activities and programming
    • Engages residents in activities by effectively modeling the desired outcome.
    • Encourages resident participation based on the behavior modeled.
    • Assists in planning, scheduling, and coordinating the monthly Spring Cottage calendar and newsletter.
    • Completes daily participation log for each resident.
    • Manages and creates resident social clubs.
    • Communicates regularly with Spring Cottage interdisciplinary team and DRS to review the on-going progress and implementation of the Spring Cottage Program standards.
    • Participates in Quality of Life committee to review care and service issues relevant to residents and staff.
    • Assists with Spring Cottage resident pre-move in and move in procedures as assigned, which may include: pre-care conference, completion of the resident biography, SC Recreational Assessment.
    • Collaborates with DRC to organize, promote, & attend the monthly family support group as assigned.
    • Trains and mentors care team and volunteers on how to effectively conduct activities.
    • Escorts residents on activities away from the community as assigned. Must drive community bus.
    • Maintains Work Life Access areas and redesigns based on resident population.
    • Job Description Spring Cottage Recreation Care Coordinator 05/11
    • Maintains necessary and appropriate activity supplies for Spring Cottage.
    • Accesses, reviews, and updates residents individual service plans.
    • Provides emotional and social support to residents.

      Non-Essential Functions:

      • Attends all required trainings, in-services, staff meetings, and continued education seminars.
      • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.
      • Maintains positive and professional demeanor & communication toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers.
      • Adheres to all policies and procedures of Spring Hills, LLC
      • Performs all other duties as assigned.

        Skills:

        • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
        • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
        • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
        • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
        • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
        • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
        • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
        • Creativity Finds new ways to make things interesting and fun or to solve problems.

          Attributes:

          • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
          • Extent Flexibility - The ability to bend, stretches, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
          • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
          • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
          • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
          • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
          • Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
          • Fluency of Ideas - The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
          • Flexibility The ability to recognize and respond to the needs of others even when it interferes with planned events.

            Qualifications/Skills/Educational Requirements:
            An Associates degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, a passion to serve people with dementia; computer business software skills, valid (state) drivers license; basic knowledge and understanding of dementia.
            Physical Requirements:
            Standing (over 2/3), walking (over 2/3), using hands to finger, handle or feel (over 2/3), reach with hands and arms (over 2/3), climb and balance (over 1/3), stoop, kneel (1/2-2/3), talk or hear (Over 2/3), taste or smell (Over 1/3). Lifting up to 10 pounds (over 2/3), Up to 25 pounds (1/3-2/3); Up to 50 pounds (under 1/3)

Keywords: Spring Hills Somerset, Trenton , Activities Assistant, Other , Somerset, New Jersey

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