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Activity Assistant

Company: Baywood Court
Location: Castro Valley
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

Baywood Court is committed to seniors so they may live in health, happiness, and dignity.GENERAL SUMMARY:The Activity Assistant provides group and individual activities for the residents in Assisted Living. Duties involve personal contact with the varying resident population and a varied work schedule which may include weekends, evenings and holidays. The Activity Assistant oversees all publications for Assisted Living.The ideal individual will possess a positive attitude with lots of energy! Must enjoy working with the senior population. Let those creative juices flow while you create and implement meaningful activities and events for the residents who make their home at Baywood Court. You can end each day knowing you have personally made a positive impression on the lives of the residents.Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am to 630 pmPay: $19.00/hr to $21.00/hrESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:1) Coordinate and plan recreation activities; reality orientation, current events, discussion groups, re-motivation therapy, sensory stimulation, cultural activities, religious services, special entertainment, outings, special events, and on-on-one visits, as required.2) Plan and teach crafts, exercise and other classes as scheduled.3) Collaborate with the Assisted Living management team on day-to-day problem solving as required.4) Create and publish weekly and monthly calendar. Responsible for updating any changes.5) Conduct one on one activities with the residents as required.6) Implement and maintain Assisted Living new admission Protocol.7) Update and maintain Daily Activity Attendance Binder.8) Escort residents to and from activity programs as needed.9) Create flyers and advertisements for events and outings.10) Document tasks performed, follow established standards for charting accurately, timely, completely, and legibly.11) Deliver personal mail and offer to assist residents as needed.12) Facilitate meetings such as the Residents Association Meeting, i.e. assist with moving walkers, assist residents to open seating, ensure room temperature is comfortable and residents are able to hear the speakers, provide refreshments as required and take meeting notes.13) Will assist with delivering food trays during meal times and assist residents to and from dining room.QUALIFICATIONS:--- Ability to read, speak, write, understand and follow instructions in English in order to effectively communicate with staff and residents.--- Must possess excellent writing skills--- Enjoy working with the public and the elderly--- Experience working with older adults--- Must be able to work some weekends and holidays as required--- Basic computer skills; MS Office; Outlook, Word, Excel--- Possess excellent interpersonal skills, professionalism; display a courteous, friendly and helpful attitude; must demonstrate understanding, patience, tact and courtesy with residents, families, visitors and/or co-workers.--- Possess the ability and willingness to work as a team member and collaborate with all staff members.---Must be fully vaccinated with the Covid-19 vaccine to work in the Assisted Living department; reasonable accommodation may be made for those with a religious or medical exemption. Will be subject to Covid-19 testing weekly if not vaccinated.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:Frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching, walking and squatting. Lift up to 20 pounds to handle supplies.May be exposed to blood and body fluids which may contain HIV and/or HBV. May be subjected to offensive odors and combative behavior.What Can Baywood Court Offer You?Generous PTO package (accrue up to 20 days within first year) for FT employeesEligible to enroll in the medical (Kaiser or Sutter options), dental, vision, life insurance plans the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment (FT employees)Retirement Savings Plan with employer match - 4%!Scholarships available for students currently in college or a certified trade schoolWork/life balanceCompany functions - Summer Outings, BBQs, Holiday Party, Monthly All Staff Meetings, Halloween Costume Contest, etc.Use of health and wellness services - swimming pool and gymSense of fulfillment and opportunity to form meaningful relationships with the elderlyPlease visit our career page: Baywood Court provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sex stereotype, gender identity/gender expression/transgender (including whether or not you are transitioning or have transitioned) and sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information/characteristics, marital status/registered domestic partner status, age, military or veteran status and any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.Baywood Court21 days agoIf you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach the employer directly to request this as Indeed is not responsible for the employer's application process.Report job

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