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Next Step Health Care Activity Director in Taunton, Massachusetts

Full Time Position

Activity Director for Wedgemere Healthcare

At Next Step Healthcare, we know that working in the healthcare industry is more than just a job – it’s a way of life reserved for the most compassionate, caring, and hard-working individuals.  We are privileged to work alongside people who believe, like we do, that locally owned and operated healthcare facilities should go beyond simply “meeting the needs” of its residents.


The Activity Director must lead by example by promoting positive morale within their department and throughout the facility. Reports directly to the Administrator.


Plans, organizes, and directs the activity program and staff in order to fulfill the social, psychosocial, and therapeutic needs of the residents.

  • Although interdisciplinary effort is required, the Activity Director duties include but are not limited to:

  • provide entertainment

  • exercise and relaxation

  • opportunity to express creative talent

  • spiritual needs

  • MDS assessments

  • staff scheduling and hiring


  • Long term care experience required - 1 year

  • Genuine love of nursing home residents a must

  • Energetic with high degree of creativity for designing activities and programs

    Benefits include but not limited to:

  • Paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday)

  • Medical through BCBS

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • 401(k)

    If you have a passion for helping people, for making them feel safe, respected, cared for and listened to, then your next step is with us.

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