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Job ID: 353902859

Job Description
Job Details Job Location : Suffield by the River - Suffield, CT Position Type : Per Diem Salary Range : Undisclosed Job Description

LCB Senior Living is hiring an Activity Assistant in Memory Care at Suffield by the River. Apply today for immediate consideration!

**Per Diem Opportunity: morning through afternoon hours**

**Must be comfortable driving a passenger bus**

**Must be willing to obtain Class F endorsement or already have it**

**$15.50- $18/hr based on experience**

What We Offer:

  • Great benefits starting from Day One (Full-Time)

    • Health

    • Vision

    • Dental

    • 401k

  • PTO- Paid Time Off

  • Work with an Amazing Team!

  • Possibility for tuition reimbursement

  • Rewarding role working with seniors

**We are proud to share that almost all of our associates are fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19, which helps keep cases at our communities to a minimum. COVID vaccine are required for employment; medical exemptions accepted**

Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the Planning, developing, organizing, and implementation of all residence activities.
  • Develop suggestions and ideas for improving and expanding the Activities Program.
  • Maintains a professional, warm and caring relationship with residents and families.
  • Assist in arranging transportation and escorts for residents to and from outside and community activities.
  • Assist with maintaining and expanding Volunteer Programs.
  • Assist residents with maintaining and operating the residence store.
  • Assist with maintaining adequate supplies per department budget.
  • Assist residents to and from activities.
  • Assist with monthly newsletter and/or weekly calendar.
  • Attend required on-going in-service training sessions and orientation.
  • Driving residents in van as needed.
  • Perform dual tasks and work independently.

Job Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • The ability to assist in the development and implementation of activities required.
    • The ability to create interest in the activities and motivate residents to participate daily is required.
    • Creativity and motivational skills necessary.
    • The ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing is essential.
    • Requires frequent bending, stretching, stooping and lifting.
    • Must be able to perform tasks and work independently.
    • Demonstrates computer literacy and familiarity with office software, including but not limited to word processing, spreadsheet, database managers presentation software and Calendar/Newsletter software
  • Education: A high school diploma or GED is preferred.
  • Experience: Previous experience in the recreational therapy or related field preferred. Gerontology experience preferred.
  • Certificates/Licenses: A valid drivers license in the state of work is required with no more than two moving violations in a three year period as determined by our insurance broker.
  • Physical Demands:
    • Finger and hand dexterity to handle and manipulate instruments and equipment.
    • Visual and auditory acuity.
    • Must be able to lift a minimum of fifteen (15) lbs., and be able to carry objects.
    • Must be able to push and pull carts, and continuously walk, sit and stand.
    • Must be able to turn, crouch, kneel, stoop, bend below waist, and reach above shoulder height as tasks dictated
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