Activity Leader

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/9/2018 3:52 PM)
Requisition ID
2018-3107
# of Openings
1
Area of Interest
Social Work
Company
Elderwood
Location
Elderwood at Liverpool
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Shift
Day

Overview

Activity Leaders: join our growing company, while having fun at work, and making our residents daily lives more joyous! It is time to love your job! We've been dedicated to caring for your loved ones for 33 years, let us provide that same commitment to the growth in your career. 


Elderwood at Liverpool (formerly Birchwood) is searching for a energetic, bubbly & compassionate part time Activity Leader to aide our very busy 160-bed Skilled Nursing facility in Liverpool, NY. We are undergoing current construction to update our facility including investing in new state of the art equipment for our activities staff! An active social life is an essential aspect of life at Elderwood. Our activities leaders conduct enjoyable recreation programs that keep residents energized, engaged and mentally stimulated.

 

This is a part time position working three days a week with a schedule of: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM and every fourth weekend from 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM. This is an entry-level position and an amazing part time opportunity for students, recently retired, returning to workforce, and people seeking additional income.

 

Activity Leader perks:

  • Truly make a difference in our residents lives while providing meaningful & engaging activities
  • Monthly employee appreciation events 
  • Employee of the month recognition 
  • Enjoy being a part of a strong and diverse activities team 
  • Just 10 minutes from Syracuse 


The Company:
Elderwood is a strong and growing company that is truly invested in its employees. We just recently increased our wages and offer an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision coverage, paid vacations and holidays, an Education and Tuition Assistance Program and much more.

 

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Responsibilities

Activity Leader Duties:

  • Assists the Director Activities in planning and carrying out the activity program.
  • Approaches residents on assigned unit to plan individual recreational and social activities; reports to Director Activities about response and cooperation of resident.
  • Prepares resident information for use by the Director Activities 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.
  • Maintains bulletin board displays on the nursing unit and in the Activities Room area.
  • Prepares & communicates daily broadcasting script.

Qualifications

Activity Leader Responsibilities:

  • Minimum 18 yrs. age required

  • HS diploma or equivalent required.

  • Valid New York Driver’s License and clean driving record preferred.

  • Ability to develop good relationships with staff, volunteers, families and visitors 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.

  • Understanding of the rights and needs of residents required.

  • Physical stamina for constant activity required.

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