Activity Leader

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/14/2018 12:40 PM)
Requisition ID
2017-2784
# of Openings
1
Area of Interest
Social Work
Company
Elderwood
Location
Elderwood Asst Living at Wheatfield
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Shift
Various plus every other weekend

Overview

An active social life is an essential aspect of life at Elderwood. Our Activities/Wellness Leaders conduct enjoyable recreation programs that keep residents energized, engaged and mentally stimulated. Wellness team members also contribute to the health and well-being of residents by conducting enjoyable recreation programs. This position is responsible for implementing a wellness program and to meet the six dimensions of wellness: physical, social, emotional, intellectual, spiritual and vocational.

 

Shift: every Monday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, every other Tuesday/Friday, and every other weekend

Responsibilities

  • Approaches residents on assigned unit to plan individual recreational and social activities; reports to Wellness Manager about response and cooperation of resident.

  • Prepares resident information for use by the Wellness Manager in care planning and documentation; writes progress notes as assigned.

  • Assists in developing and maintaining good contact with community resources for the betterment of the activities program.

  • Responsible for maintaining departmental inventory of equipment and supplies.

  • Maintains attendance records and prepares other reports as required.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 18 yrs. age required, HS diploma or equivalent required.
  • Valid New York Driver’s License and clean driving record required.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate others, create a warm and accepting climate for residents and be able to adapt and modify activities to meet their needs required.
  • Ability to develop good relationships with staff, volunteers, families and visitors required.

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