Recreational Therapy Assistant, All Saints Neighborhood (Assisted Living)
Madison, WI  / Monona, WI  / Oregon, WI 
Posted 9 days ago
Job Description
Our current employee is staying with us, just changing hours, which means we are seeking a FULL-TIME Recreational Therapy Assistant to join our team. If you’re looking for a fun and fulfilling career where you can make a difference in the mental, physical, and psychosocial well-being of older adults, then keep reading…

This opportunity is ideal for a detailed, organized and energetic person who will enjoy providing stimulating programs and fun social activities such as crafts, games, art, and entertainment in either a group setting or individually at All Saints Neighborhood, which is a beautiful senior living campus, located on the west side of Madison.

Full-Time, Days 

Based on work experience

Benefits We Offer:
We value our employees by offering a starting wage based on previous work experience, in addition to numerous other perks and benefits that will empower them to succeed in their job and in life:   
  • Work only 24+ hours/week and be eligible for health and dental insurance
  • Competitive pay based on work experience
  • Shift differentials when working PMs/2nd shift and NOCs/3rd shift
  • Shift differentials when working weekends
  • Wage increase after required training completed (typically 60-90 days)
  • Generous paid time off (excludes casual staff)
  • 401k with company contributions
  • Tuition assistance (for CNA or nursing degree’s)
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Complimentary financial planning services
  • Multiple retention initiatives throughout the year
  • Excellent training offered by seasoned employees regardless if someone is experienced or new
  • Career growth and planning opportunities
  • Joy that comes from impacting the daily lives of our residents and their family
  • Positive work environment supporting and encouraging each other
  • Local leadership/management with an open-door policy
  • Beautiful, clean and well-maintained facility

What Makes Us Different?
ElderSpan Management LLC is a local Wisconsin family-owned company that began because of a family need for a different type of long term care option. From that need developed a new resident-centered, healthcare-focused assisted living model. We opened our first facility, in 1995.

We are proud to share that many of our employees have worked with us for more than five years! 
We have licensed nurses (Care Coordinators) onsite at each facility. All of our Administrators are licensed nurses.
Learn More Here

An Recreational Therapy Assistant Serves Our Residents By:
Assisting the Activity Director by providing group activities and individual engagement according to each resident’s person-centered Plan of Care (POC), in a manner which encourages each resident’s ability to maintain or attain the highest physical, mental and psychosocial well-being.

Requirements of an Recreational Therapy Assistant:
  • One or more years work experience with seniors/older adults 
  • Previous experience working with others in a group and one-on-one setting
  • Ability to work independently  
  • Ability to read, write speak and understand English
  • Lift/carry up to 50 pounds. Support up to 100 pounds
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Prior CBRF training or CNA certificate is preferred

Be a part of a team leading south central Wisconsin while enjoying fulfilling work with a purpose! We’re committed to a culture of Respect, Collaboration, Empathy and Growth. Come grow with us. Apply Today!

Key Words:
Recreational Therapy Assistant, Activities, Recreation, Fun, Assisted Care, Caregiver, Crafts, Music, Art, Outdoors, Programs, Senior Care, Life Enrichment, Part-Time, Activity Aide



Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Salary and Benefits
Based on work experience
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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