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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

RECREATION ASSISTANT

Job Title

RECREATION ASSISTANT

Schedule

Monday – Friday 8:00-4:30 w/ ½ hour unpaid lunch

Responsibilities

Assists Recreation Therapist to design and initiate new and appropriate therapeutic services / activities in order to improve the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the Senior Day Center clients.  Supervises the daily work of volunteers and students. Utilizes safe practice to minimize potential exposure to internal and external hazards.  Remains flexible regarding work schedule to meet client needs.  Functions under the supervision of the Recreation Therapist. 

Requirements

REQUIRED:  
• Experience in recreation therapy required.
• At least one year of full-time employment experience in assisting the therapeutic recreation department in a health care facility, preferably working with geriatric population.
• Work experience which demonstrates interest in working with the elderly.
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office is required
• Home Health Aide or Nurse's Aide Certification preferred.
• Flexibility and demonstrated ability to work with clients, staff and families under varied conditions.
• Demonstrates ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
• Ability to read, write and speak English.
• Valid Connecticut driver's license required.
• Clean Driving History.
• Experience driving multiple passenger vehicles preferred.
DESIRED:   Bi-lingual in Spanish and English
 

Benefits
Date Posted
Organization Hebrew Senior Care
Department
Contact Info
Name Nicole Martin
Phone
Email hr@hebrewseniorcare.org
How to apply
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