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Employment

Art Therapist

Job Type: Part-time
Posted: November 17, 2022
Schedule: 8 hours shift
901-758-0036

Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab is looking for a creative and energetic art therapist to join our Activities team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Meeting patients or clients¬†and arranging activities and sessions.
  • Planning and facilitating activities, and maintaining the workspace and equipment.
  • Listening to patients or clients and advising them on suitable activities.
  • Organizing and carrying out one-on-one and group workshops.
  • In group workshops, encouraging members of the group to relate to each other through their art.
  • Liaising with other Activity Director, including those working in medicine, healthcare and social services.
  • Encouraging patients or clients to explore their art and think about it means to them.

Work Hours

Flexible. Two days per week, 8-hour shifts.

Qualifications

  • Excellent artistic abilities, creativity, imagination, and enthusiasm.
  • Maturity, patience, and a calm respectful manner.
  • Ability to provide a trusting open, kindhearted atmosphere that encourages learning and participation.
  • A non-judgmental approach and ability to work with people from all walks of life.
  • Ability to deal with difficult, perhaps painful and embarrassing situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills.
  • A strong knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice of psychotherapy and the role art can play in treatment.
  • Two years of experience as an art therapist (Preferred).
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.