The Landing at Stone Oak, an Alzheimer’s special care community, is seeking a talented activities assistant to work Sundays from 9:00am – 5:00pm. This position requires someone with a background in therapeutic recreation plus at least 2 years of experience working with people with dementia.
KEY DUTIES INCLUDE:
Ensure a comprehensive program of recreational, intellectual, psycho-social and spiritual activities
Lead activities as needed, from brain fitness games to tea parties
Create printed monthly calendars and newsletters
Actively facilitate and model person-centered care, including the incorporation of activities of daily living into structured programming; support residents in self-directed/solo activities and in assuming leadership roles
Complete resident personal histories, and maintain these documents along with activity participation records
Help with events and outings, handling assigned tasks such as decorating, serving refreshments, etc.
An upbeat, engaging personality
Formal training in therapeutic recreation or activities
Minimum two years’ experience in memory care
Flexible schedule and willingness to work hard to achieve excellence
Certification by an accrediting body such as the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation or the National Association of Activity Professionals is preferred but not required.
WHAT YOU WILL LOVE ABOUT THIS JOB:
The opportunity to create new programs and modify existing ones as needs change
Utilizing all your skills: the mix of planning, administrative duties and working directly with residents
The up-to-date working environment with a mix of activity settings, including chapel, craft room and covered veranda
Variety in your work day, every day
The residents: staff members consistently say this is the best part of their jobs!
The Landing at Stone Oak is located at 19110 Huebner, one block west of Blanco.
The Landing at Stone Oak is managed by Franklin Park, a San Antonio firm dedicated to providing residential communities where seniors and their families feel right at home immediately upon entering our doors. We’re inspired by excellence and committed to “dedication in every detail.”