Essex Group Management Corp. Activity Assistant / Aide in Milford, Massachusetts

Activity Assistant / Aide

Location

Milford, MA

Job Type

Full-Time Regular

Job Description

Title: Activity Aide (Full Time)

Company Description:

Essex Group Management is a family owned and operated senior care provider that is passionate about providing industry leading quality care for our cherished senior population. If you share our love for working with seniors and want to be based out of one of the top senior care campuses in the country then this is the opportunity for you.

Our Adult Day Health Services enable each participant to keep living independently and safely. This program offers family caregivers the opportunity to keep working and have peace of mind that their loved one is in a safe and stimulating environment.

We are looking for an energetic and caring Activity Aide to join our group.

Benefits Summary:

As a valued employee and member of our health care family, you will enjoy:

Competitive Salary - Health Insurance - Dental Insurance - Life Insurance - Short Term Disability - Long Term Disability - 401(k) - Paid Vacation - Paid Holidays - Sick Time

Job Summary:

  • Assists in planning and carrying out recreational programs, group activities, special entertainment, special holiday events and religious activities.

  • Works with volunteer groups.

  • Relays any problems that may arise and communicates ideas that may benefit the residents and their environment.

  • Document activity participation in medical record as required in Care Tracker interface.

  • Assists in recruiting, training and developing programs for volunteers or special-interest groups and develops appropriate working relationships.

  • Assists in development and cultivation of working relationships with church, civic and government agencies having special interest in the facility.

  • Demonstrate dependability, honesty and industriousness and follow Employee Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Policies.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION: Must have completed high school. Graduation from a junior college or college is desirable.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Special training in recreational planning and development desirable or two years of experience working in a recreational program.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Good physical and mental health. 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, and continuously walk, sit and stand. Must be able to turn, crouch, kneel, stoop, bend below waist, and reach above shoulder height as tasks dictate. Must use good body mechanics.

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