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Job Details

Job Title

: Recreation Activities Assistant- Full Time

Posted on: 06/30/2017

Location

: North Hills, NY

Updated on: 07/10/2017

Description:

The Bristal Assisted Living Communities offer the absolute finest in assisted living.  We provide extraordinary accommodations, deliver expert care and support, and ensure a lifestyle that is healthy and active, abundant in dignity and grace.  The Bristal team keeps residents involved, enriched, and engaged, while demonstrating our Core Values: Integrity, Enthusiasm, Respect, Collaboration, Responsibility and Excellence.  The Bristal Assisted Living...Where Every Day Means More. ®

At the present time we are looking for a creative, hands on Recreation Activities Assistant to assist in presenting and coordinating recreational programs for our Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Residents'.

Full Time Day Shift covering a Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday schedule.

Experience:

  • One year prior experience working a geriatric population. (Alzheimer’s/Dementia population experience a plus)
  • At least 6 months of Recreation (Art Therapy, Music Therapy) or event leadership experience preferably in an Assisted Living/Long Term Care or similar industry setting
  • Background in therapuetic Art Therapy would be a plus

Qualifications:

  • Outgoing, warm and caring personality
  • Ability to create a program to get Residents involved and excited
  • Dependable and able to supervise activities, special events and excursions for the Residents
  • Creative talents in one or more areas such as art, music, readings, dance, etc
  • Well groomed and properly attired, professional attitude
  • Speak clearly and demonstrates good listening skills in person and on the phone
  • Proven ability to lead classes/instructional learning sessions and speak in front of a group setting with ease and clarity
  • High school diploma or equivalent at a minimum


The Bristal is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V