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ADULT DAY CARE ASSISTANTPosted: 11/05/2019

A person in this position is responsible for providing personal, emotional, cognitive and physical care of an adult participant.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist participants with eating and drinking
  • Assist participants with toileting
  • Assisting participants with grooming as needed (may include changing soiled clothing)
  • Assist with ambulation and physical exercise
  • Assist with transferring upon arrival/departure to include walking, wheelchairs, walkers and canes
  • Assist with transferring to accommodate functionally impaired participants
  • Prepare and serve light meals and snacks
  • Promote daily activities and socialization; being the active leader when assigned
  • Assist with cognitive exercises and activities
  • Assist with keeping a clean safe environment
  • Complete documentation and reports accurately

BASIC TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and to complete reports
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to relate to and interact with the elderly and disabled
  • Previous experience and/or training as a nursing assistant or attendant
  • Previous experience with toileting and transferring elderly adults preferred
  • CNA strongly preferred
  • Ability to lift and transport participants
  • Ability to relate to and interact with the elderly and disabled
  • Agency paid pre-employment examination and health screening
  • Successful completion of Standard First Aid and Adult CPR training required

Positions located with the Council on Aging adult day care center require reliable transportation, drug/alcohol testing and successful completion of Level II background screening as a condition of employment.

Council on Aging of West Florida is an EOE/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.

HOURS:  M-F, no nights or weekends       

SALARY:  $9.50/hr., plus health, life disability, paid time off, holiday pay and retirement benefits

APPLY ON WEBSITE OR 875 ROYCE STREET, PENSACOLA, FL.  COMPLETED AGENCY APPLICATION REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION.

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

 

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TRANSPORTATION DRIVER - BEULAH AREAPosted: 10/07/2019

NATURE OF WORK

Primary purpose of the position is to provide safe, dependable and reliable transportation to agency consumers.  Every employee is required to adhere to Council on Aging of West Florida policies and procedures.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist consumers both elderly and disabled in and out of transportation vehicles
  • Assist consumers with transferring from vehicle to destination.  This may include assistance with walking, wheelchairs, canes or walkers
  • Meet consumers at locations and times as prearranged
  • Assist consumers with the transferring of personal belongings from the vehicle to their destination
  • Ensure consumers are kept as safe as possible
  • Ability to handle problem consumer behavior and maintain order in the vehicle
  • Responsible for ensuring that a family member or other designated person is home to receive the consumer
  • Ensure vehicle has correct fuel levels and tire pressure at all times.  Clean and schedule vehicle maintenance (repair, oil changes or adjustments as preventative measure)
  • Prepare and submit vehicle usage logs for billing purposes
  • Document pre/post trip vehicle inspection checklist
  • Act with ethics and integrity, maintaining confidentiality and privacy of agency and consumer identification
  • Prepare program reports and appropriate paperwork as required
  • Meet and maintain requirements of agency Vehicle Fleet Safety program
  • When required, may perform duties of a Meals-on-Wheels driver

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid Florida driver's license
  • Excellent driving record, good judgment and decision making skills especially during hazardous weather conditions
  • Basic understanding of vehicle mechanics
  • Previous driving experience and knowledge of local area preferred
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and complete reports
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to relate to and interact with the elderly and disabled
  • Ability to locate addresses and operate various sizes of passenger vans
  • Successfully pass a Level II background screen
  • Successsfully pass pre-employment and annual medical exam to be medically certified as physically qualified to operate agency vehicles

Council on Aging of West Florida is an EOE/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability of veteran status.

SALARY:  $9/hr. plus paid time off, holiday pay, retirement benefits

HOURS:  M-F, 25 hours/week

APPLY ON WEBSITE OR IN PERSON AT 875 ROYCE STREET, PENSACOLA, FL.  COMPLETED AGENCY APPLICATION REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION.

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

 

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