PT Life Enrichment Associate - Jackson Creek

Jackson Creek, 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway, Monument, Colorado, United States of America Req #4928
Monday, June 20, 2022
WellAge is an established and recognized leader driving high-quality service innovation for seniors and value for our investors. “WellAge” means “aging well,” inspiring our focus to create innovative and customer-driven models filled with personalized and meaningful living experiences.

Join our team today! 

WellAge is an established and recognized leader driving high-quality service innovation for seniors and value for our investors. "WellAge" means "aging well," inspiring our focus to create innovative and customer-driven models filled with personalized and meaningful living experiences.

Join our team today!

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU AS A WELLAGE EMPLOYEE?

  • Daily Pay Advance Option Available
  • Holiday Pay (when working on a major holiday)
  • Sick time pay accrual

The Life Enrichment Associate position will be asked to assist the Life Enrichment Director to plan, coordinate, and direct resident activity programs utilizing resources of the community. 
 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:                                               

 Assist the Life Enrichment Director to Plan, Coordinate and Direct Resident Activities:                

  • Lead varied life enrichment activities and outings

  • Assist in planning programs for group and individual activities based on residents individualized needs as identified in residents’ service plan and activity preferences to include a balance of recreational activities including physical, social, sensory, religious, diversities, intellectual, and creative arts and crafts

  • Assist and participate in resident activity outings such as trips to stores, shopping centers, restaurants, museums, sporting events and day trips

  • Ensure group activities are scheduled and on time, to provide for maximum involvement by interested residents

  • Know the unique interests of residents and encourage/assist them to participate in activities

  • Assist in coordinating scheduled activities with other departments to include special events

  • Assist in maintaining adequate activity supplies and equipment to meet needs and interests of residents, ensure materials are available to residents

  • Assist with daily, weekly and monthly communication avenues indicating current and future activities, events, holiday themes, or picture review of past activities

  • Assist residents with mail, and address and post outgoing mail upon the resident’s request

  • Assist with transportation of residents within the community from one area to another area where activities may occur

  • Participate in the collection of life history and interest of the residents 

  • Orient volunteers in the community as needed or requested

  • Document resident participation of activities as needed or requested

  • Participate in in-service programs of the community

  • Recognize abnormal signs and symptoms which may signify a physical change in resident’s condition that could require care intervention. Report concerns to Director of Wellness immediately 

  • May be required to drive company vehicle as needed or requested

  • All other duties as assigned

   


TALENT:

Relationship Building

Customer service with residents, staff, families and outside vendors

Build relationships with all types of people

High energy, positive and upbeat

Being in tune to other’s feelings


Strategic Thinking

Solve problems effectively

Creative in coming up with options and variety

Curiosity and desire to learn and share learning

Ability to see things from different perspectives and be innovative


Executing

Self-directed 

Prioritize and multi-task priorities 

Ability to change course and adapt to priorities 


Influencing

Communicates clearly and effectively 


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of special needs and limitations of elderly; 

  • Methods and techniques used to include residents and involve them in activities; 

  • Alert to attitudes and feelings of residents; 

  • Knowledge of an familiarity with handcrafts, skills, games, other activities, and vendors of supplies and equipment; 

  • Familiarity with the community, social agencies, contacts with clubs and groups, and knowledge of sources of materials and local services; 

  • Understanding and self-discipline to relate sensitively to residents’ needs and feelings.

    

EDUCATION:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED

  • Adult Basic First Aid and CPR certification if required to drive company vehicle


EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum six months experience working in a senior living community or organization with activity based programming preferred


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Frequent sitting per shift with frequent requirement to get up and down from the sitting position

  • Frequent walking per shift

  • Frequent standing per shift

  • Lifting 1-20# frequently, 21-35# occasionally, 36-709# rarely

  • Bending, reaching, squatting and kneeling, crawling and climbing

  • Using telephone

  • Use computer and electronic documentation

Wellage is an equal opportunity employer.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Min Hiring Rate $15.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $16.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Jackson Creek, 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway, Monument, Colorado, United States of America