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Activities (Lifestyle) Assistant

Company: Maplewood at Princeton
Location: Trenton
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Activities Assistant (Lifestyle Assistant) Maplewood Senior Living, an innovative, forward-thinking senior living provider, strives to inspire our associates to learn, develop, and succeed. As we continue to grow, we are seeking devoted and caring Activities/Lifestyle Coordinators to become part of our family. Maplewood at Princeton is currently hiring for a part-time (Saturday & Sunday) Activities (Lifestyle) Assistant. Apply now to this growing community! The Activities (Lifestyle) Assistant will assist the Program (Lifestyle) Director with providing a diversified program of individual and group activities for the residents in the Tides/Currents programs which will enable each resident to engage in cultural, spiritual, physical, political, social and intellectual activities within the residence and the community, in order to sustain and promote the resident potential and a sense of usefulness to self and others. All responsibilities will be conducted in a manner that is consistent with Maplewood Senior Living philosophy. Primary Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement activities utilizing the HEART philosophy
  • Perform daily assessments of residents to determine programs according to individual plan of care
  • Facilitate socialization among residents
  • Promote activities in a way that piques residents' interest by using the Staying Connected Form
  • Provide input into each resident's assistance plan
  • Plan, coordinate and help implement decorations for special events, seasons and holidays
  • Plan weekly out trips
  • Identify and place requisitions from supervisor for needed supplies for planned activities
  • Provide daily assistance during all meals
  • Provide monitoring and direction to residents on the neighborhood to assist with maintaining their prior lifestyle
  • Assist with transportation for activity outings and regularly scheduled group trips
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by supervisor to ensure smooth operation of the program and to meet resident's needs
  • Assist with calendar preparation Education/Experience/Licensure/Certification
    • Experience in activity planning with seniors preferred
    • Thorough knowledge of dementia related issues
    • TRD certification, Associates degree, or additional training in related field preferred
    • Minimum of 2 years work related experience in an environment which focuses on dementia care, preferred
    • Evidence in creativity
    • Demonstrated organizational skills
    • Mature, pleasant, friendly, and cheerful personality
    • Driver Requirements: Driver license required with clean driving record. May be required to take driving test Experience Preferred
      • 2 year(s): Work related experience in an environment which focuses on dementia care and activity planning. Education Preferred
        • Associates or better Licenses & Certifications Required
          • Driver's LicenseEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Maplewood at Princeton, Trenton , Activities (Lifestyle) Assistant, Other , Trenton, New Jersey

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