Memory Care Specialist in Waltham, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 8/9/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Want to make your mark? At Benchmark, we impact lives through human connection. We are thought leaders creating quality experiences and inspiring personal growth for all who engage with us. We just happen to imagine, build and manage beautiful, private-pay communities geared toward older adults. Are you Called to Care about your work, other people and making a difference? Do you believe that people and teams are Better Together than going it alone? Are you always striving to Be the Benchmark by which all others are measured? Then our core values match. Connect with us –and to what truly matters!


The Memory Care Specialist reports to the Corporate Director of Memory Care and works in partnership with the Memory Care and Regional Teams to establish and maintain consistent, effective and evidence-based memory care programs and standards across Benchmark memory care communities in northern MA, NH, ME and VT.  The Specialist focus is within all components of memory care: behavioral expressions, programming, dining, and environmental aspects. The Memory Care Specialist has responsibility to advise and support the implementation and/or sustainability of each community’s memory care program. This role is responsible for innovation and implementation of processes and procedures to enhance memory care in assigned communities.  In addition, this role will assist communities to recruit, hire, train and on-board Memory Care Directors and Programming Coordinators.  This role is also responsible for providing support, education, and oversight of assigned communities to ensure compliance with regulatory and Benchmark memory care and programming standards.   


Job Requirements

Education / Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years memory care multi-site leadership experience
  • Must have demonstrated supervisory, leadership and management skills
  • Valid driver’s license and willing to travel 80% of the time
  • Must have strong mentoring and coaching skills; ability to inspire and develop others
  • Previous experience of a year or more of supporting multiple senior living communities or five years or more in a senior living community in a leadership or training role is preferred