CHARLOTTESVILLE - Activities Assistant

Job Description

 

PART TIME WEEKENDS: 4p-8a Memory Care

Linden House Assisted Living is a brand new, 82 apartment facility in Charlottesville, VA to include Assisted Living residents as well as Memory Care. 

As our Activities Assistant you will be responsible for

  • Implementing social and recreational activities and, for Memory Care residents, therapeutic activities designed to meet resident interests, preferences, and needs.
  • Included are activities for groups and individuals as well as those that are external to the facility.
  • For Memory Care residents, Positive Approach to Care techniques will be used to enhance the quality of daily life and minimize disruptive behavior. 

We offer great benefits including: 

  • basic life insurance at NO COST
  • Employee discounts with Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, Hertz Rental Car, Staples, and KINGS DOMINION DISCOUNT TICKETS and MORE !
  • 401K match
  • Healthcare benefits including vision, dental and a health savings plan
  • Health Savings Account includes employer match 
  • Paid time off PLUS sick time
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Requirements

 
  • 1 year of experience working with seniors providing social or recreational activities preferred but not required.               
  • When working with residents with memory impairment, uses PAC techniques as trained.

 Other Essential Requirements:

  • As part of its mission to provide a welcoming, homelike environment for its residents, Linden House promotes the use of animals as pets in the facility both as common facility pets and as pets owned and brought in by individual residents.  All employees must possess the ability and desire to work in a pet-friendly environment which will include performing job duties in the presence of pets, handling and caring for pets as may be required, and cleaning up after pets as necessary.    
  • Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills (in the English language) sufficient to perform the principle duties and responsibilities outlined in this position description

NOTE:

 Cambridge Healthcare values your past experience and wishes to review your full work history as part of its consideration of your suitability for the position.  Although we welcome a current resume and invite you to submit it as part of the application process, it is not a substitute for a complete application, including work history.        

EOE –Drug-free workplace