Activities Aide at Glendale Place Nursing & Rehab

Caring Place Healthcare Group Cincinnati, OH $13.00 to $16.00 per hour
Looking for creative, energetic, and friendly candidates!      Full-time or Part-time 

Glendale Place Nursing & Rehab Center is a family-owned and operated facility, centrally located off I-75 and Glendale Milford Rd., just south of I-275.

Our Team Members are eligible for the following benefits:

  • 3 different health insurance plans of which include access to 4 local Marathon Health clinics. These are FREE private primary care clinics and they can provide over 200 common prescription medications for free!
  • Daily Pay!
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Short or long-term disability insurance
  • All insurances start at 30 days!
  • 401k with a company match at hire!
  • PTO
  • Free meal on each shift

Reports to: Activity Director

Job Description: As an Activity Aide, you will play a crucial role in enhancing the quality of life for our residents by planning and facilitating engaging and meaningful activities. Your creativity, empathy, and organizational skills will contribute to creating a stimulating and enjoyable environment for our residents.


·       Activity Planning: Collaborate with the Activities Director and interdisciplinary team to develop and implement a diverse range of activities that meet the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive needs of residents.

·       Activity Facilitation: Lead group activities such as arts and crafts, games, exercise programs, music therapy, reminiscing sessions, and outings to ensure residents' participation and enjoyment.

·       Individualized Engagement: Assess residents' interests, preferences, and abilities to create personalized activity plans that promote their overall well-being.

·       Documentation: Maintain accurate and detailed records of resident participation, progress, and behavior during activities, and contribute to progress notes and care plans as required.

·       Equipment and Supplies: Maintain inventory of activity supplies, ensuring they are well-stocked, organized, and readily available for use.

·       Communication and Collaboration: Communicate regularly with residents, families, and the interdisciplinary team to gather feedback, address concerns, and share updates on residents' progress and needs.

·       Safety and Compliance: Follow facility policies and procedures, maintain a safe environment during activities, and adhere to infection control guidelines.

·       Emotional Support: Offer emotional support and companionship to residents, fostering a nurturing and caring atmosphere within the facility.

·       Professional Development: Stay up-to-date with best practices and trends in recreational therapy and gerontology through ongoing training and professional development opportunities.


1.     Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required. Additional coursework or certification in recreational therapy, gerontology, or a related field is preferred.

2.     Experience: Prior experience working in a skilled nursing facility, assisted living, or a similar healthcare setting is desirable.

3.     Interpersonal Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with residents, families, and staff members of diverse backgrounds.

4.     Compassion and Empathy: Demonstrated ability to connect with and understand the unique needs of older adults, including those with physical and cognitive limitations.

5.     Creativity and Flexibility: Strong creative and problem-solving skills to design engaging activities and adapt them to individual residents' abilities and interests.

6.     Organizational Skills: Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively to meet deadlines and ensure a smooth flow of activities.

7.     Physical Stamina: Capable of standing, walking, and participating in physical activities for extended periods, as well as assisting residents with mobility.

8.     Computer Skills: Basic proficiency in using computers and software for documentation, communication, and activity planning purposes.


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The team member may be required to perform other duties as assigned by their supervisor.

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