Memory Care Director -Are you a social worker, nurse or experienced recreation director in memory care?
Maplewood Senior Living, an innovative, forward-thinking senior living provider, strives to inspire our associates to learn, develop, and succeed. As we continue to grow, we are seeking a devoted and caring Memory Care Director to become part of our seasoned & collaborative leadership team.
Maplewood Senior Living, Cape Cod’s largest senior living provider, is currently hiring a full time Memory Care Director for Maplewood at Brewster.
Maplewood offers a comprehensive benefits package for full time employees including medical, dental, and more including paid time-off and a 401k plan.
The Memory Care Director is responsible for the care of the residents in our Memory Care neighborhood. This position is directly responsible for the coordination of programming & the quality of life for our residents.
Must possess a passion for working with the senior population and improving their quality of life
Provide outstanding customer service to all residents, family members, responsible persons, and visitors of residents in the community
Personable, reliable, great communicator and team player
Able to work in a respectable & professional work environment
Creative, energetic, enthusiastic, patient, flexible, encouraging, and team-oriented
Create a positive atmosphere with an engaging variety of activities
Designed and implemented a diverse program calendar based on resident’s interests & abilities
Plans, schedule, lead and monitor, recreational programs to meet the needs of all of our residents
Coordinates transportation for outings and events outside of the community, which may include driving a community motor vehicle
Successfully work within activity budgetary guidelines regarding entertainment, supplies, and labor hours
Hire, train, schedule, supervise, direct and evaluate the performance of all Memory Care program associates
Ensure Memory Care Program meets all state, federal and other regulations
Is responsible for providing monthly dementia in-services to all associates that relates to dementia
Train and monitor care giving team’s dementia-oriented approach; coach as needed
Demonstrate requisite knowledge, skills and abilities consistent with the duties & responsibilities of this position
Provide family education on issues or topics related to Dementia Care and the Memory Care Neighborhood
Provide a monthly family support group
Background in social work, nursing, psychology, gerontology or therapeutic recreation or related field. Non-degreed individuals with at least 3 years direct dementia-related resident experience may be considered
Must have minimum two (2) years' experience within a senior living environment specializing Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related diseases in a “hands-on” supervisory capacity (required)
Must possess a passion for working with seniors and improving their quality of life
Thorough understanding of Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related diseases is essential
Excellent communication, organization and time management skills
Basic typing skills and computer knowledge; familiarity with MS Word, Excel, Publisher and creative software
Additional Salary Information: Competitive wages, based on experience.
Maplewood Senior Living breaks the mold in senior living and draws inspiration from the local communities in which we serve. Each of our assisted living and memory care communities are purposely designed to have a distinct look, feel and personality. We believe that by thinking and acting locally, we help foster a lifestyle that’s healthier, more meaningful and closer to home.
Currently we hav...e 14 locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Ohio, with future growth into New York and New Jersey.
Learn more about a career at a Maplewood Senior Living community and how you can make a difference every day, in a uniquely caring and committed community. At Maplewood Senior Living our associates are the heart and ultimate source of our success. We are an organization of many, driven by a passion to do what is best for our residents and their families.