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Activities Assistant - Part-Time - 1st Shift

Company: Enlivant
Location: Joliet
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Enlivant is seeking a Life Enrichment (Activities) Assistantat Rock Run Memory Care in Joliet, ILPart-Time - 1st ShiftWho we are:Enlivant is about living fully, passionately, and enriching lives through meaningful relationships and vibrant communities. We have a sense of fun at every age, thriving in mind, body, and spirit. For more than 35 years, we have enriched the lives of thousands of residents in more than 200 senior living communities across the country.Enlivant is a certified "Great Place to Work" and we believe in not only making an impact in our industry but also with each other.How others describe us:"Enlivant is where compassion for residents and their families trumps all else.""Employees enjoy the people they work with every day, and they find leadership cares and invests in their development and the company's culture.""I find Enlivant places value in becoming a company where everyone's personal diversity is valued and respected, and where everyone can reach their full potential. There's a warmth and employees seem to genuinely care about each other."What we have to offer you:A commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and BelongingProfessional development and career growth opportunitiesMedical, Dental, and Vision coverageCompany paid life insuranceAdditional coverage options, including Short Term Disability, Accident, Legal, Critical Illness, and pet insuranceA variety of family centered leaves, including New Child LeaveFlexible paid and unpaid time-off benefits401k MatchingEmployee Assistance ProgramDiscounts on products/experiences through Purchasing Power/Perks at workPosition Summary:As a Life Enrichment Assistant, you will be responsible for assisting the Life Enrichment Coordinator in creating and maintaining a Life Enrichment Program built from the guidelines set forth by the company, specifically focusing on person-centered and meaningful activities for individuals with varying levels of dementia and cognitive abilities.Responsibilities:Assist with initial assessments with family members and residentsHelp prepare and post monthly newsletter and calendar of programs and eventsWork with the Life Enrichment Coordinator to distribute the calendar to residents, families, volunteers, leads and appropriate referral sourcesEncourage care partners, resident and family involvement in planning monthly calendar and participating in activitiesEnsure staff assistance and participation with daily group programsAssist in establishing and maintaining a volunteer programProvide training and support for volunteersAdditional duties as assignedQualifications:Required QualificationsPossesses good time management and organizational skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skills to perform the tasks requiredPossesses good interpersonal communication skills; Ability to work harmoniously with other employees and develop/maintain good employee relations and employee moraleMust have a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record historyMust work a full shift, come to work on time, and work overtime as neededThe ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this positionPreferred QualificationsPrevious experience in memory care, senior living, hospice, in-home health care, skilled nursing experience, or a therapeutic recreation and / or senior activities roleExperience with event planning and creating a monthly activity calendar for Resident programsThe ability to complete initial assessments to identify our resident's interestsThe ideal candidate will uphold the principles of our mission; to enrich life through meaningful relationships and vibrant communitiesActively express compassion for residents, staff, and guestsMaintain humilityEngage others in fun and creative activitiesStrive for excellence in all aspects of the jobWork with integrity in all interactionsHourly Pay Range: $13 - $15 / Hour, Based on ExperienceWe're also proud to be the first senior living company to earn the WELL Health-Safety Rating across all our communities.You are required to complete any necessary health requirements which may change from time-to-time, such as vaccination.Enlivant is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified individuals will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, gender (including gender expression and identity), nationality and origin, disability (mental or physical), sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or other applicable characteristics.Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Keywords: Enlivant, Joliet , Activities Assistant - Part-Time - 1st Shift, Other , Joliet, Illinois

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