Life Enrichment Assistant
Company: Charter Senior Living - Newport News
Location: Newport News
Posted on: November 18, 2021
Life Enrichment Assistant
Why Charter Senior Living?
"I believe in the Charter Mission. - To Enhance the Human Spirit. I
do this every day as I help care for our residents. - They may need
extra help throughout the day, but I know during these times that I
am enhancing their spirit. - I feel honored to make such a
difference in someone's life!" - --Charter Senior Living
Offering Health Insurance for Full Time Associates
Competitive Hourly Wage
Perfect Attendance bonus offered monthly- Earn an extra $100 per
month (after taxes).
Employee Referral Bonus
Resident Referral Bonus
Your potential is unlimited. - As a small boutique company, we are
committed to helping each of our Associates have more than just a
"job". - We want each of our associates to feel like they have a
career and an opportunity to grow. Learn more about Charter and how
you can become part of an organization that is committed to the
future of their Associates.
The Life Enrichment Assistant will assist the Life Enrichment
Director with the planning and implementation of the day to day
social, educational, recreational, spiritual and therapeutic
individual and group activities as listed on the activity calendar.
Provide assistance to transport residents to activities in the
building and on van outings.
Other: - Willing to work shift assigned, weekends, and holidays. -
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision;
problem-solving, conflict management, budgeting.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead large groups, small groups, and one-on-one activities
throughout the day.
Effectively encourage and actively promote residents to participate
Visit and encourage each resident each day.
Handle all resident's concerns and complaints with finesse and in a
caring, polite, and professional manner.
Communicate and channel to director and nurses all residents,
personnel, and other matters and information that could be of
concern in relation to the health and mental state of resident.
Promote a thorough and continuous understanding among all employees
the importance of activities to the quality of life for all
Assist and cover for absent staff members as requested and when
Attendance to all required classes and staff meetings as
Assist family members with their concerns (look for lost items,
direct them to nurse or person for needed information).
To pick up after activities and put items away, including the
moving of furniture.
Oversee that all residents have access to activities at all
Assist with directing volunteers when working with residents during
Perform such other tasks as may be required from time-to-time.
Exposure to blood/body fluid not likely
Push, pull, and lift at least 50 pounds. Must be able to stand,
walk, stoop and/or bend for periods of up to eight hours with
breaks as provided for in the employee handbook. Frequent
transporting of residents in a wheelchair.
Must possess a current state-specific driver's license and CDL if
applicable. Must possess a clean driving record that will be
approved by the Company's insurance carrier and the Company's
standards. Annual driving record checks will be performed to ensure
consistent and safe driving patterns are met.
Must be able to pass a background check.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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