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Lifestyle Program Director Darien CT

Company: Maplewood at Darien LLC
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Job Description:

Activities/Program Director (Lifestyle Director)

Maplewood Senior Living, an innovative, forward-thinking senior living provider, strives to inspire our associates to learn, develop, and succeed. As we continue to grow, we are seeking a devoted and caring Activities Director (Lifestyle Director) to become part of our family.

Maplewood at Darien is hiring a full-time Activities Director (Lifestyle Director).

We offer paid training, competitive wages, bonus & incentive programs, growth opportunities and much more.  Maplewood also offers a comprehensive benefits package for full time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time-off, voluntary Aflac and a 401K plan.

Maplewood at Darien, 599 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT

The Lifestyle Director is responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of all programs and ensuring that they are therapeutic to the residents and maximizes their quality of life. Maplewood Senior Living offers a full range of social, physical, cognitive, emotional, spiritual and purposeful programs to meet overall well-being of our residents. The Lifestyle Director shall make every effort to meet the comprehensive needs and interests of all the residents.

Primary Responsibilities

Create a positive atmosphere with an engaging variety of activities

Design and implement a diverse program calendar based on resident’s interests & abilities.

Plan, schedule, lead and monitor recreational programs to meet the needs of all of our residents.

Coordinate transportation for outings and events outside of the community, which may include driving a community motor vehicle

Successfully work within Lifestyle budgetary guidelines regarding entertainment, supplies, and labor hours

Plan and implementation of special events

Implement volunteer program which includes recruitment, interviewing, training and annual recognition

Hire, train, schedule, supervise, direct and evaluate the performance of all Lifestyle program associates

Ensure therapeutic recreation programming meets all state, federal and other regulations.

Must possess a passion for working with the senior population and improving their quality of life

Provide outstanding customer service to all residents, family members, responsible persons, and visitors of residents in the community

Personable, reliable, great communicator and team player

Creative, energetic, enthusiastic, patient, flexible, encouraging, and team-oriented

Education/Experience/Licensure/Certification

Requires an associate degree from an accredited college or university or satisfactory completion of two years of college, with a major work in recreation, occupational therapy, gerontology or related field, or two years of full-time experience in the recreation field with an adult population

Must possess a passion for working with the senior population and improving their quality of life.

Experience in an environment which also may include dementia care.

Excellent communication, organization and time management skills

Basic typing skills and computer knowledge: familiarity with MS Word, Excel, Publisher and creative software

Driver requirements; valid driver’s license with good driving record. May be required to take a driving test

Maplewood Senior Living conducts pre-employment screening including background check, drug screening and reference checks

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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