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Assisted Living & Compass Memory Support
METHUEN, MA

Managed by the local, Massachusetts-based Senior Living Residences (SLR), Methuen Village at Riverwalk Park provides residents with opportunities for lifelong-learning, cultural enrichment, and adventures in the surrounding local community. SLR’s primary goal for the past 30 years has been to give residents the best quality of life and provide support for their families. Learn more about our renowned Compass Memory Support Program, distinctive Brain Healthy Cooking Program and stigma-shattering Dementia Friendly Communities Initiative and see why so many people choose to work at Methuen Village.

Want an incredibly rewarding career? Join our team!

Methuen Village fosters a work environment in which employees perform alongside a team of caring and compassionate professionals, have an exceptional benefits package, and support our residents in their twilight years to make them their best years. Apply below!

BENEFITS & PERKS

Each employee is guaranteed rewarding work, homelike environment, balance between work and life, and encouragement from co-workers are just a few out of many reasons why our associates work for Senior Living Residences. The core beliefs, or Right Values,  in resident quality of life, integrity, innovation, discovery, and respecting and supporting every employee guide SLR communities.

We support our employees by encouraging everyone to share their ideas and concerns in an open, judgment-free environment. We know that some of the best ideas come from our frontline staff, the ones directly caring for our residents each day. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package including generous paid time off, a flexible spending account (FSA), company contributions toward your 401K, and a variety of perks including retail discounts at Verizon, BJs and Costco.

Current Open Positions:

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Want to work for an amazing company? Methuen Village, an assisted living and memory support community in Massachusetts is on the lookout for top-notch caregivers (CNA/HHA).  Acclaimed for our forward-thinking, pace-setting innovations in the world of senior care, including our highly-regarded EnrichedLIFE Experiences and our award-winning Brain Healthy Cooking Program, we are an equal-opportunity employer, committed to doing right by our employees.

Available Shifts
Shift 1: 7am-3pm (Part Time, Per Diem)
Shift 2: 3pm-11pm (Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem)
Shift 3: 11pm-7am (Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem)


DESCRIPTION:
You’ll be working alongside a group of friendly, compassionate people committed to doing the very best they can to take care of seniors. Our Resident Care Associates are responsible for the delivery of quality care to Nashoba Park’s assisted living residents while encouraging independence and ensuring each resident’s physical, social, cultural, intellectual, and mental well being. Why work in Assisted Living? It is a pleasant working environment. We offer a homelike, residential setting. You will work with seniors who are frail and need personal care, but are not sick. You will have so many opportunities to participate in meaningful programs and to build close relationships with residents


WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?
  • Direct personal care for seniors (Activities of Daily Living “ADLs” and Self-Administered Medication Management “SAMM”)
  • Compliance, reporting and record keeping
  • Assistance with social, wellness, art and fitness activity programming
  • Reminding/escorting residents to activities
  • Light housekeeping services
  • Assistance with community special events
  • Assistance with dining services, as needed
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)
  • Experienced in senior care
  • Compassionate, patient, committed to teamwork, dedicated, trustworthy, positive 
  • Fluent in English (read, write, speak and understand English)
  • Able to handle physical requirements of the job (standing, sitting, bending, moving and transferring residents “one-person or two-person assist”)

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Director of Compass Programming
Methuen, Massachusetts, United States · Methuen Village
 
Senior Living Residences, a well respected leader of assisted living and memory support, is on the lookout for top-notch talent. We’re an equal-opportunity employer offering competitive compensation and great benefits, not to mention a work environment with positive energy filled with friendly people committed to doing the very best they can to take care of seniors. Do you share these values?
 
WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?
The Director of Compass Programming at Methuen Village is a key member of the community’s leadership team and reports to the Executive Director. This person is responsible for creating and implementing meaningful, therapeutic programming and an innovative whole-person approach that focuses on a resident’s emotions, strengths, and remaining abilities—not on their disabilities.
 
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manage the daily operation of the Compass Memory Support Neighborhood, in coordination with the leadership team
  • Manage a comprehensive therapeutic program, with the goal of enhancing social, intellectual, creative, spiritual and physical well-being of residents, in accordance with Compass goals and procedures
  • Supervise and train programming assistants, Resident Care Associates and volunteers
  • Assist with monthly newsletter, Facebook and community events
  • Plan scheduled outings for residents and occasionally drive the van/car
  • Manage the department budget
  • Serve as Manager on Duty, including rotating weekends
 
WE’D LOVE TO CHAT IF YOU HAVE:
  • 5+ years of senior healthcare experience; Professional licensure in related healthcare field preferred
  • Knowledge of Alzheimer’s Disease, related dementias, and behavior management techniques, and a sincere desire to work with cognitively impaired residents
  • Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) and Certified Alzheimer’s Association support group leader (if you don’t, we will offer the opportunity to get these certifications)
  • A valid driver’s license and history of accident-free driving
 
WHAT WE EXPECT:
  • Teamwork: Promote a positive team spirit and a culture of cooperation, openness, enthusiasm, customer service, and an atmosphere conducive to growth.
  • Trustworthiness: Demonstrate an acute sense of responsibility and moral integrity with strong follow-through on commitments, inspiring the trust of others.
  • Professionalism: Provide leadership; take the initiative, handle pressure and be level-headed in emergencies, treat others with respect, excel at project management.
  • Communication: Interact clearly and effectively with an openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts; Demonstrate patience, tact, positive energy and enthusiasm.
  • Technical Ability: You can’t be successful at this job if you are averse to technology! We use technology to do our jobs and communicate with residents, families and coworkers.

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Housekeeping Associate- Methuen, MA
Methuen, Massachusetts, United States · Methuen Village

DESCRIPTION
Methuen Village is seeking a part time housekeeping associate to join our team for 20 hours per week. Weekday hours are 8am-12pm and this role will include some scheduled weekends.

At our community, priority number one is the enhancement of each resident’s Quality of Life. We focus on the whole person, not just the treatment of their most basic physical or cognitive needs. Our method is to individualize a plan of care for each resident, providing just the right combination of services to optimize their overall well-being, independence, personal dignity and enrichment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Follow cleaning and laundry schedule as outlined in housekeeping staff assignment.
  • Clean residents’ units on a weekly basis as assigned and perform emergency housekeeping duties when accidents occur.
  • Clean residents’ units and common space floors and walls by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing or vacuuming. Clean movable furniture and fixtures. Dust, spot clean or wash, disinfect when necessary, polish where required. Empty, clean, and reline wastebaskets. Straighten or re­arrange furniture as directed.
  • Clean bathrooms. Clean and disinfect all fixtures, floors, and walls as directed. Wash windows and mirrors. Replenish bathroom supplies in common areas.
  • Clean walls, windows, doors, and ceilings. Disinfect as necessary. Clean ceiling fixtures as scheduled. Replace light bulbs as required.
  • Collect soiled laundry from residents’ apartment according to assigned laundry schedule. Sort, launder, fold and return clean laundry to each resident’s unit. Iron articles as requested by resident.
  • Use appropriate procedures (Universal Precautions) in handling any potentially contaminated linen(s), or cleaning any potentially contaminated areas.
  • Maintain cleanliness of laundry work area on a daily basis.
  • Maintain equipment used in performance of duties.
 
 

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Programming Assistant (Activity Assistant) Part Time
Methuen, Massachusetts, United States · Methuen Village

DESCRIPTION
Our community is seeking a professional to serve as a Programming Assistant. We are looking for someone to work 25 hours per week including some weekend coverage.

We are looking for a dynamic, innovative programmer who is creative, friendly, energetic and organized to assist the Program Director in creating, scheduling and implementing programs for our assisted living residents, as well as for residents in our Compass neighborhood who are living with dementia.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Programming Assistant provides assistance in managing a comprehensive program for active independent seniors, as well as individuals with memory impairments, with the goal of enhancing their social, intellectual, creative, spiritual and physical well­ being. As assigned, instructs and supervises other assistants, Resident Care Associates (RCAs) and volunteers in their participation in activity programming; and serves as a liaison with family members, the larger community and care providers.
 
The Programming Assistant may assist with developing, scheduling and directing these programs daily, including driving residents to off-site activities in the community van. Duties also include providing support for photography, the creation of a monthly newsletter, updating the community Facebook page, and assisting with public relations efforts.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1 to 2 years experience working with the elderly and/or Alzheimer’s populations.
  • Experience providing programs or services to the elderly.
  • Must be responsible, organized, and dependable with the ability to communicate effectively with senior citizens and their families.
  • Computer skills required.
  • Must be flexible and a good team player.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm.
  • Must be able to express self clearly, verbally and in writing.
  • Must have a history of responsible, accident-free driving.

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Methuen Village, a new assisted living and memory support community, is hiring a part time Receptionist to join our vibrant team.
 
Available Shifts
Mondays and Tuesdays: 8:30am-4:30pm, Wednesdays: 8:30am-12:30pm
 
 
At our community, the Front Desk Receptionist is the information center of our community, managing all phone calls, greeting visitors, providing community information, managing resident transportation and outing schedules, and assisting residents with all requests. In addition, the Front Desk Receptionist shall be responsible for administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Business Administration. This position requires superior people skills.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Must be comfortable to assist in emergency situations, and able to do so in a calm, competent and efficient manner
  • Knowledge of general office equipment including telephone systems and printer/copier
  • Basic computer skills (word-processing, spreadsheets, internet)

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