• Recreation Assistant

    Posted: 11/14/2021

    Hourly Rate: $14.00 to $16.00 (Based on Experience)
     
    Mary Wade is expanding services with the addition of Chatham Place at Mary Wade, an Assisted Living and Memory Care Residence that offers one bedroom and studio units in New Haven.
     
     
    Memory Care
    1 opening - 40 or 32 hours per week, includes every other weekend
    1 opening– 24 or 16  hours per week, includes every other weekend
    Per Diem
     
    Assisted Living
    1 opening - 40 or 32 hours per week, includes every other weekend
    1 opening– 24 or 16  hours per week, includes every other weekend
    Per Diem

    • High school diploma preferred and one year experience working in an Assisted Living community.
    • Comfortable working with geriatric and Alzheimer’s/Dementia population experience preferred
    • Strong creative and socialization skills.
    • Six months of recreation experience a plus (art, therapy, music dance and reading).
    • Motivated, flexible, creative and responsible personality and willing to organize, coordinate and engage in enjoyable activities for our Assisted Living and Memory Care residents.
    • Responsible for providing administrative support to Programming Director and other team members.
    • Maintaining recreational equipment (tables, instruments and electronics) and keeping areas clean when assisting resident with daily interchanging programs.
    • Plan, set up and lead activities for residents (sports, games, events and off-site trips).
    • Direct and supervise of residents in their assigned area and scheduling daily activities appropriately.
    • Provide a safe environment and follow all policies and regulations of Chatham Place.
    • May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.
    Covid Vaccine required per Executive Order 13B: Protection of Public Health and Safety during Covid-19 Pandemic:  Long Term Care Facility Staff Vaccination.
    To apply for this position, please visit Mary Wade’s website: www.marywade.org and go to the Career tab.
    Contact Jennifer Balkaran, HR, with questions: 203-848-3163 or jbalkaran@marywade.org