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Activity Leader

Company: Vivo HealthStaff
Location: San Jose
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionVivo Health Staff is looking for an Activity Leader for a Full-time position around San Jose and Fremont, CA. Under the direction and supervision of the Program Manager, Activity Specialist, and Activity Therapist, the Activity Leader plans, develops, implements, and oversees activity services for participants.DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluates and implements creative and individualized participant care plans. Trains activity aides'delegates assignments and supervises their performance.
  • Plans and offers varied monthly programs and uses group and individual oriented interventions to maximize participants' cognitive and functional abilities. Offers therapeutic activities for daily for participants with special needs.
  • Works with Activity Therapist & Specialist to plan and implement monthly community outings and special events. Work with Volunteer Coordinator to recruit and orient appropriate volunteers for specific recreation activities.
  • Documents participant involvement in activities and revises their care plan as needed.
  • Participate in task/committee, special projects, as assigned by Activity Specialist.
  • Actively participates in team discussions offering feedback, ideas and suggestions both on a day-to-day basis and in monthly department staff meetings.
  • Consults with supervisor & activity therapist regarding participant care plans
  • Other related duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS (knowledge, skills, abilities):
  • Minimum of two years' experience in a social, recreational or educational program within the past five years, one year which was full time working in a health care setting; OR have completed at least 36 hours of training in a course designed for activity leadership from an accredited college; OR be an occupational therapist, art therapist, music therapist, dance therapist, recreation therapist, occupational therapy assistant or a qualified social worker
  • One-year experience working with the elderly or frail population required.
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team.
  • Stability, maturity, creativity and flexibility in work.
  • Ability to work with volunteers and contract staff.
  • Fluency in a second language (Cantonese or Spanish) helpful and written and spoken fluency in English required.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed. They are not considered as an exhaustive list of all job tasks performed. Reserves the right to change job descriptions, work hours or work sites as required by the program.

Keywords: Vivo HealthStaff, San Jose , Activity Leader, Other , San Jose, California

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