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Part-Time Life Enrichment Aide

At the Wealshire, we bring pride and dignity to those living with Dementia and Alzheimer’s. We strive to provide the best care possible and our employees play a crucial role in executing the company’s philosophy of care. We are currently looking for a Part-Time Life Enrichment Aide at our Medina Community.

Base Pay: $14 - $18, predicated on experience.

  • The schedule is 11:30 am - 8 pm, required to work every other weekend and every other holiday.
  • .6 Part-Time Position (scheduled 6 shifts biweekly/every pay period)

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the every-day engagement with our residents, ensuring their quality of life and wellness. Having a passion to work hands-on to help better someone else’s life, the successful candidate will assist in implementing planned activities and events for our residents. A positive attitude to encourage resident engagement and maintain a fun environment is essential to this position. Must be punctual with the ability to perform duties in a professional, efficient manner.

Essential Duties:

  • Assist the Director of Life Enrichment with planning, development and implementation of the monthly calendar activities and events - including providing creative input, ideas, and suggestions for programs.
  • Develop and lead small, medium, and large group activities.
  • Work with residents who are low functioning. Conduct one-to-one programs.
  • Assist with documentation: assessments, interest questionnaires, daily attendance record, one-to-one records, etc.
  • Clean and take care of bird aviaries on Tuesday’s and Saturday’s or as instructed by Life Enrichment Director.
  • Prepare rooms, equipment, and supplies prior to each program and clean up after each program. Keep supplies & equipment neat, organized and put back in appropriate place.
  • Invite and encourage residents and family, to attend programs. Assist and transport residents to and from programs as needed.
  • Assist with field trips and outings.
  • Assist and help feed residents at meal times.
  • Work with volunteers – assist in work direction of volunteers as needed.
  • Maintain a safe environment by using appropriate risk management, preventive maintenance, cleaning, and storage.
  • Complete other duties as assigned, appropriate to the Life Enrichment program.
  • Must be pleasant, respectful and courteous to residents, families and visitors at all times.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • One plus (1+) year of experience as a Life Enrichment Aide, preferred.
  • Experience in Long-Term Care and Memory Care, preferred.
  • Special abilities and/or talents not required but preferred (i.e. musical talent, art)
  • Punctual, with satisfactory attendance record. Provides proper notice of tardiness or absence.
  • Ability to work in a team, have flexibility and personal integrity.
  • Must read, write and speak fluent English.

Advance your career and join a compassionate and dedicated care team.

If you want to join a community of well-being and make a difference in someone’s life, connect with us at the Wealshire!

The Wealshire is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The Wealshire does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by local, state or federal law.  All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, competence, performance, and business needs.

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