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Activities Assistant

Company: Silverado
Location: Encinitas
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

World Class Assisted Living Memory Care Community is presently seeking a Activities Assistant to join our Resident Engagement team!At Silverado, we give LIFE to those affected by Alzheimer's and other memory impairing diseases. We are committed to providing a homelike environment, where the residents and their families can enjoy the maximum level of independence, while achieving the highest quality of life, with the safety, dignity, and respect they deserve. Whether you are just starting your career or you have years of experience, we want you to know---. Silverado is different. Our associates join Silverado for the culture and the opportunity to build long-lasting relationships with residents, families and associates.PROTECTING YOU, PROTECTING OTHERS: We believe our residents, patients and associates deserve to thrive in an environment protected from COVID-19. At Silverado, vaccines are offered and required for all associates.** This is Full-time and Part- time Position **Summary of Major Functions:

  • Assists the Director of Resident Engagement with planning and implementation of resident activity and recreational programs on a daily basis.
  • Organizing & leading daily memory enrichment activities with a small group of residents
  • Enthusiastically encouraging resident participation in activities and recreational programs and celebrating their achievements
  • Preparing background materials and conducting relevant research for activities and recreational programs
  • Assist with music and occupational therapy for residents.Perks:
    • Dynamic home-like setting, complete with resident, associate and community pets
    • Intergenerational model that encourages associates to bring their children to work
    • Competitive salary, bonus and benefits including: medical, dental, vision, 401K and employee wellness programs and discounts.
    • Tuition ReimbursementQualifications:
      • High school diploma, GED or educational equivalent required.Experience:
        • Previous experience working with older adults and/or persons with memory-impairing diseases is desirable.
        • Background in music, behavioral or occupational therapy is a plus!Other:
          • Must have valid driver license, good driving record, and current auto insurance.
          • Ability to read, write and speak English.
          • Must be comfortable working in an environment with pets and assisting in the care of community pets, including, but not limited to, dogs, cats, and birds.
          • Willing to demonstrate passion and ability to work with people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementia-related disease.At Silverado, we sincerely appreciate our Associates! Silverado is certified as a Great Place to Work and is on the Top 50 Best Workplaces for Aging Services list. Silverado offers competitive pay and great benefits for full-time associates including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with an employer match, vacation, and sick time as well as great opportunities for growth. Learn more about our Silverado Benefits: http://www.silveradobenefits.comEOE/M/F/D/VTo maintain our world class standard, all offers of employment with Silverado are contingent upon a satisfactory background check as well as drug screening, a physical and TB testing (if required for the position). Silverado also uses E-Verify to confirm work authorization with both the Social Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.#MISC

Keywords: Silverado, Encinitas , Activities Assistant, Other , Encinitas, California

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