Sunrise Senior Living Activities Assistant in Wayne, New Jersey
Sunrise Senior Living was again named as one of the Best Workplaces in Aging Services™ by Fortune and certified as a Great Place to Work® by Activated Insights. This is the 5th time Sunrise has received this top culture and workplace designation, highlighting the special place Sunrise is to be a part of.
"Sunrise is the best place that I've ever worked, simply because of the people. We provide quality care in an environment that feels like home. Our focus is doing what’s right for the resident. For me, that’s a big breath of fresh air."
- Sunrise Leader
At Sunrise, our Life Enrichment Manager is responsible for consistently engaging residents in familiar routines of daily living through personalized Life Skills that "Create Pleasant Days" for residents. Life Skills are familiar tasks that residents enjoyed doing in the past that can still bring a sense of success, meaning and purpose in the present. The Life Enrichment Manager is responsible for designing Life Skills to reflect each resident's past interests and for providing them with encouragement, prompts and hands on assistance.
RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS
Evaluates resident's interest and involvement in Life Skill
Develops Life Skills tailored to each resident's unique needs and abilities
Engages residents in Life Skills throughout the day and evening
Assist in maintaining an inventory of Life Skills programming supplies
As applicable, assist residents with daily care of any animals and/or plants as part of the Life Skills program and services.
One (1) year experience working with memory impaired seniors
High School diploma / GED accepted and may be required per state regulations; certification(s) may be required per state regulations
Ability to motivate, encourage residents; knowledge of how to adapt life skills to the cognitive and functional ability of each resident
Inspire, motivate and encourage volunteers and fellow team members to engage residents in meaningful, purposeful activities throughout the day and evening
Ability to handle multiple priorities
Possess written and verbal skills for effective communication
Competent in organizational & time mgmt skills
Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills
Ability to make responsible choices, decisions and act in a resident's best interest
Ability to work semi-independently without direct supervision by following community procedures and guidelines, ability to follow through on assigned tasks
Basic proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office with the ability to learn new applications.
Sunrise considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities. All offers of employment with Sunrise are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when required.
Sunrise Senior Living offers a comprehensive benefits plan to eligible team members including health, dental, vision, retirement benefits, short-term disability, long-term disability, and paid time off. Team members may also be eligible to receive a bonus based on their position. Some leadership roles are eligible to receive annual bonuses. All team members have the potential to receive spot bonuses and other incentive awards.
Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Sunrise.
At Sunrise, you will…
Make a Difference Every Day
We are passionate about our mission — to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.
Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community
The care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.
I gnite Your Potential
We believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.
Apply today to learn why Sunrise Senior Living is a certified Great Place to Work®
Location : Name Sunrise of Wayne
Location : Address 184 Berdan Avenue
Location : City Wayne
Location : State/Province (Full Name) New Jersey
Sunrise Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.