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Recreation Assistant Memory Care

Company: ERA Living - The Gardens at Town Square
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

$21 - $24 per hour - $500 New Hire bonus - Great benefits! Free Meals! Free Parking!Era Living is seeking a full-time Terrace Recreation Assistant II to become the newest member of our Life Enrichment team located in our The Gardens at Town Square community, Bellevue, WA. We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic, and team-oriented person to brainstorm new ideas, plan and implement activities, and help enhance the quality of life of our residents. Available shifts will be scheduled Sunday-Thursday, 9:00am-5:30pm. Competitive Compensation/Benefits Package Includes:Medical/vision/prescription drug planDental planLife and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insuranceFlexible Spending Accounts for health care and dependent care401(k) retirement plan with generous company match (eligibility contingent on age requirement)Progressive vacation package starting at 7 days per year 8 paid holidays per year; double pay for holidays worked1 hour paid sick time for every 40 hours workedEmployee Assistance ProgramLongevity bonusesEmployee discount programsDiscounted ORCA commuter pass Primary Responsibilities:The Terrace Recreation Assistant II supports the Life Enrichment program in our memory care unit, providing direction in the general recreation program, the physical fitness program, or the cognitive enrichment program. All duties must be performed while ensuring resident safety, maintaining confidentiality, and showing sensitivity to the needs and concerns of older adults.

  • Coordinate and lead group, individual and resident orientation activities
  • Coordinate events, including booking, catering and advertising
  • Provide clerical support
  • Document resident participation
  • Oversee Cognitive Enrichment, Physical Fitness and Social programmingKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Excellent leadership and communication skills
    • Able to maintain effective working relationships with all residents, employees, family members and visitors
    • Valid WA State Driver's License and clean driving record
    • Ability to read, write and communicate in English
    • Ability to pass DSHS background check, requiredEducation and Experience:
      • High School diploma or GED required; some college preferred.
      • CTRS preferred.
      • Previous experience working with older adults or persons with cognitive impairments, preferred.
      • Required:
      • First Aid and CPR certified or able to obtain within 30 days of hire
      • Food Handler's Certificate or able to obtain within 14 days of hire
      • Washington State Alcohol Permit or able to obtain within 30 days of hire
      • Possess or able to obtain as soon as possible upon hire:
      • Complete Caregiver Dementia and Caregiver Mental Health training within 120 days of hire
      • Must complete 70 hour course to earn a long term care aide certificate within 120 days of hire ** Not required if worked in boarding home setting in 2011
      • Complete 12 hours of Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) yearly (completed by birthdate)About Era Living:If you are passionate about improving the quality of life for older adults and exemplify a values based approach to your work, demonstrating integrity, credibility, consistency, strong team orientation, and outstanding communication, we welcome your application! Era Living has been voted #4 Best Place to Work in Seattle 2017 (City Voter's) and Top 5 BEST Places to Work in 2014 & 2015 (King5 Best of Western Washington!).JB.0.00.LN

Keywords: ERA Living - The Gardens at Town Square, Bellevue , Recreation Assistant Memory Care, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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