Careers with The Highlands
Current job openings at The Highlands are listed below. To begin the application process, please complete the inquiry form and indicate which position(s) interest you, and a member of our team will contact you.
Activity Coordinator – Memory Care
The Highlands of Topsham is currently seeking a full-time Activity Coordinator for our Governor King Memory Care Community. This is a rewarding position focused on improving the quality of life for our memory impaired residents.
Planning and coordinating engaging and fulfilling activities, focusing on all aspects of wellness.
Develop an activity program with meaningful and enriching activities that creates an environment of “success” for the resident.
Focus on “one-on-one” activities and with personalized activities geared toward the residents’ former lifestyle and interests in as stress-free of an environment as possible.
Under the supervision of the Resident Care Coordinator, develop individualized activity service plans for each resident.
Develop monthly program calendar with support and oversight from the Director of Life Enrichment, that contains activities from the following areas: physical activities, cognitive stimulation, social activities, sensory stimulation, self-care (maintaining independence), comfort activities, community activities, cultural activities, inter-generational activities.
Monitors implementation of activities. This means that a flexible schedule needs to be worked that includes evenings and weekends.
Monitors general supplies and activity boxes and buys materials needed to keep them stocked.
When applicable, works with the Life Enrichment Director on multi-level programming activities that benefit residents in the community with dementia and those without dementia.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Experience
Ability to understand senior needs and interests, and execute programs for them.
Knowledge of stages of dementia and disease process.
Ability to assist with Activities of Daily Living.
Computer Experience, excel, publisher and google calendar experience preferred.
Ability to work well with others and encourage staff involvement in activities.
The desire to make a difference in the lives of seniors.
If you meet the requirements for this position and wish to be part of the Highlands Community, please submit your resume and letter of interest.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $13.00 to $15.00 /hour