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Activity Director - Activity Assistant

Company Overview

Are YOU looking for a career where YOU can help others?  Do YOU want to make a difference in someone’s life?  Especially Kidz, a skilled, pediatric nursing facility located in Shelbyville, IN, IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!  With a variety of acuity levels and therapeutic programs, our nursing staff cares for a diverse patient mix in a fast-paced environment. 

Responsibilities and Duties

Especially Kidz is seeking a Full-Time Activity Director to:

  • Assess the residents of the facility on an individual basis and formulate plans of care accordingly.
  • Develop an activity program which is appropriate to the residents in the facility, based on their varied backgrounds, problems, needs and enjoyments.
  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate and direct the activity programs of the facility.
  • Coordinate and integrate the activities program with other services.
  • Develop work assignments for all activities personnel.

Especially Kidz is seeking Full-Time or Part-Time Activity Assistants to:

  • Maintain all records relating to activities.
  • Encourage residents to participate in meaningful activities.
  • Substitute during absence of Activity Director, if directed to do so.
  • Assist with seasonal activities and bulletin boards.
  • Complete all appropriate paperwork on a timely basis.

Qualifications and Skills

Activity Director:

  • High school graduate or its equivalent.
  • Has completed a State approved Activity Program Training Course; or is a Qualified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist; or is a Qualified Occupational Therapist or Occupational Therapy Assistant

Activity Assistant:

  • High School graduate or its equivalent.
  • Must possess valid Indiana driver’s license (chauffeur’s license if driving a facility van).

Benefits and Perks

Why join Especially Kidz’ elite team?  Especially Kidz offers:

  • Competitive pay!
  • Group medical and dental insurance!
  • Eyewear savings!
  • Pet prescription benefits!
  • Life and disability insurances!
  • Attendance awards up to 5 paid days off within the first year of employment!
  • Verizon cell phone discounts!

Want to further your career?  Especially Kidz offers:

  • Tuition assistance & reimbursement!
  • Career advancement opportunities!

Come join Especially Kidz' team where we work to make a difference.

Especially Kidz is an equal opportunity employer and gives employment and promotional consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, marital or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class as defined by local, state, or federal law.

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