Activity / Activities Aide - PM Shift

  • 2230 McDonough St, Joliet, IL 60436, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Activities
  • Job Title: Activities Aide
  • Status of Employment: Full Time or Part Time
  • Shift Type: Afternoons/Evenings
  • Name of Location/Facility: Joliet Terrace
  • Represented position?: This is a Represented Position. Union membership requirements will be applied as per the current Union Contract with this center.

Company Description

Activity Aide/ Activities Aide

  • Start Date:  Within 1-2 weeks of acceptance 
  • Salary:  $11.00/hour + benefits
  • Schedule:  PM shift / Full-time
  • Shift:  12:00 pm - 8:00 pm with an every other weekend rotation

Our leadership:

Transitional Care Management has 12 different locations throughout Chicagoland.

  • Multiple centers give you the opportunity for advancement.  In fact, 16 of our current DONs & ADONs were promoted from within.
  • The culture that surrounds us is one of great patient care, and has the feeling of true support by those who work beside you. 
  • You have direct access to our executive team via our “iCare Line”, so you can openly express concerns or compliments.

Our center:

 

Joliet Terrace is an Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) that has 120 Medicaid beds, proudly serving the behavioral/psych population – with a 5 Star Quality Measure rating & 4 Stars overall

Location:  We are next door to a church & school, we are situation in a quiet area that is 1.5 miles from I-80; a very easy to commute.

Job Description

Activities Aide:  officially we title this job an Activities Aide, but in other centers it may be called an Activity Aide, or Life Enrichment Aide.

Essential duties:

  • Responsible for the ongoing developing and implementation of an activities program designed to meet the social, psychosocial and therapeutic needs of nursing home residents.
  •  Assists the Director in the planning, development and implementation of recreational and structured group. 
  • Duties will involve personal contact with a varying resident population and a varied work schedule.

What’s in it for you: 

  • High quality standards; in fact, many of our centers have a 5-star quality rating
  • Employee recognition & referral programs
  • Annual merit increase opportunities
  • We focus on building relationships with our residents and families.  In time, you may feel like they are your family too.
  • Our Activities/Events department goes beyond bingo.  We focus on the individual patient and as a result they are more engaged with you.

What our employees may say to you (excerpts from our employee survey):

  • “I feel like I make a difference here.”
  • “People here are willing to give a little extra to get the job done right.”
  • “When I look at what we accomplished, I feel a sense of pride.”

Qualifications

Activity / Activities Aide

What we need from you:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • One year experience working with the elderly and the physically and/or mentally impaired in an Activity Department, or an equivalent combination of training and experience is preferred.

Additional Information

What we’re doing to keep you safe:

  • PPE:  No PPE Shortages here!  We have PPE (including N95 & Surgical masks) for our team members.  Join us and we’ll keep you protected!
  • Virtual interviews, utilizing ‘video chat’ apps and software
  • Temperature screenings and routine health checks
  • And more …

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

  • Join us and love what you do again!

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