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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:

Click an open position below for a full job description and to apply.

Resident Care Associate (CNA/HHA)
Methuen, Massachusetts, United States · Methuen Village

DESCRIPTION
Methuen Village is seeking Resident Care Associates to join our team for the 7am-3pm and 3pm-11pm shifts.

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.

Our Resident Care Associates (CNAs or CHHAs) are responsible for the delivery of quality care to the residents of the community, encouraging independence and ensuring each resident’s physical, social, cultural, intellectual, and mental well being.

RCAs will be responsible for:
  • Providing personal care as directed by the service plan and as scheduled on the RCA’s shift assignment in a compassionate, professional and efficient manner.
  • Monitoring residents’ SAMM making the required record entries to the Medication Management Record Book at appropriate times, and notifies the Supervisor concerning the effects of self-administered medications.
  • Communicating with and assisting families and visitors in a helpful, professional manner.
  • Initiating and completing activity programming as directed by the EnrichedLIFE Director and/or Compass Program Director.
  • Encouraging residents to socialize and participate in scheduled activities.
  • Completing all documentation of performance of assigned resident care duties
  • Assisting with dining services as needed.
  • Performing light housekeeping services as assigned and assists with cleaning of areas of bodily fluids and other emergencies.
  • A desire to serve seniors and a dedication to improving their quality of life is required. RCAs must maintain a positive attitude, the flexibility to perform various duties in service to the residents and the ability to work in a team environment.

REQUIREMENTS
  • Certified as a Certified Nursing Assistant or Certified Home Health Aide
  • Resident Care Associates must demonstrate experience in geriatric care, work well with seniors showing understanding and patience, be a flexible team player, and demonstrate a desire to work with individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementias.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Background checks will be completed prior to employment.
 

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EnrichedLIFE Director (Activities Director)
Methuen, Massachusetts, United States · Methuen Village
 

The EnrichedLIFE Director manages a comprehensive program for active Assisted Living residents with the goal of enhancing their social, intellectual, creative, spiritual and physical well-being. The EnrichedLIFE Director instructs and supervises assistants, Resident Care Associates (RCAs) and volunteers in their participation in EnrichedLIFE programming, and serves as a liaison with family members, the larger community and care providers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manage the implementation of the EnrichedLIFE program objectives, policies and procedures
  • Develop, schedule, organize, oversee and implement all programs for residents, customized to the resident population’s interests
  • Contact and book appropriate entertainers, guest lecturers and instructors for classes
  • Supervise associates and volunteers who assist in carrying out planned programming
  • Ensure that programming is ongoing 7 days a week, with programs and supplies planned ahead and readily available
  • Complete administrative arrangements for programs
  • Actively work with various department managers in planning and hosting community special events
  • Plan regularly scheduled outings for residents; drive the van and/or car to take residents on shopping trips, to visit museums, restaurants, community events, etc
  • Create joint programs with local community resources
  • Develop volunteer opportunities inside and outside the community for active, independent residents
  • Manage and supply inventory for the General Store
  • Manage the Department budget and track all expenses
  • Communication with Residents and Families
  • Write content and take photos for monthly newsletter
  • Post photos, videos and general updates to community Facebook; Respond to family / friend comments, messages and questions.
  • Clearly articulate to visitors and potential residents what the community offers and why our organization, specifically the EnrichedLIFE program, is unique
  • Assist with marketing the community to potential residents and their families, hospital discharge planners, eldercare professionals, community agencies and others by conducting tours, as needed, and providing detailed information about EnrichedLIFE programming
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred; 1 to 2 years experience providing programs or services to the elderly and/or Alzheimer’s populations preferred.
  • Acute sense of responsibility and moral integrity. Sincere desire to work with independent, as well as cognitively impaired residents. Ability to deal compassionately with residents under all conditions. Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm. Level-headed and calm in emergencies.
  • Strong customer relations skills with the ability to communicate and interact clearly and effectively (written and oral) in English with seniors and their families, community leaders and eldercare professionals.
  • Leadership skills with the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment and promote a culture of teamwork, cooperation, enthusiasm, customer service, and an atmosphere conducive to growth.
  • Must be comfortable with computer and digital technology and be willing to become proficient in the systems SLR uses to communicate with families and conduct presentations in the community and offsite, including Email / Internet, Google Apps for Work (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides), Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Presentation Tools (Printer, Projector, Streaming Media Players), and Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn)
  • Must be responsible, organized, dependable and flexible; able to work some evenings and weekend hours. History of responsible, accident free driving.
  • Must be physically able to handle some lifting of supplies and equipment, and moving of furniture, including pulling up to 25 pounds; to implement recreational activities for residents; and to escort and/or assist residents, as needed, and with the support of coworkers, as assigned

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