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ADULT DAY CARE ASSISTANTPosted: 07/22/2019

NATURE OF WORK

 The Adult Day Care Assistant position is a paraprofessional position under the supervision of the Adult Day Care Director. This is a Fair Labor Standards Act Non-Exempt position. A person in this position is responsible for providing personal, emotional, cognitive and physical care of an adult participant. Every employee is required to adhere to Council on Aging of West Florida policies and procedures and abide by strictly defined instructions, rules and regulations.

 MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

  • Assist participants with eating and drinking
  • Assist participants with toileting (toileting may include limited changing of undergarments/clothing and cleaning of the body for participants with incontinence problems)
  • Assist participants with grooming as needed (this 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; being the active leader when assigned
  • Assist with keeping a clean safe environment
  • Complete documentation and reports accurately
  • Other duties as assigned by the Adult Day Care Director 

 (NOTE: These examples are intended as illustrations of the various types of work performed in positions allocated to this class.  The omission of specific statements does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position).

 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 clients
  • Ability to relate to and interact with the elderly and disabled
  • Agency paid pre-employment examination and health screening required to include physician’s statement indicating physical fitness to perform required duties and T.B. skin test
  • Successful completion of Standard First Aid and Adult CPR training required 

 Ø  The Council on Aging of West Florida, Inc. reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements. 

 Ø  Positions located within the Council on Aging of West Florida, Inc. require a valid Florida driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, dependable automobile, 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.

  Drug Free Workplace

HOURS: 40/Week, no nights or weekends

SALARY:  $9.50/hour plus health,life, disability, PTO and retirement benefits

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

Apply on website or in person at 875 Royce Street, Pensacola, FL. 

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SENIOR VOLUNTEER COORDINATORPosted: 06/25/2019

 

NATURE OF WORK

The Senior Volunteer Coordinator is a non-exempt paraprofessional position under the direction of the Senior Volunteer Programs Director.  The purpose of this position is to facilitate the connection of active older volunteers to elderly consumers in need of assistance to remain living independently in their home environment.  Initiative and creativity are essential to this position.  Every employee of the Council on Aging of West Florida, Inc. is required to exercise good judgment, adhere to the policies and procedures of the organization, and follow program operational guidelines. 

 MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES 

·      Identify the need for assistance of referred consumers. 

·      Match the skills of a volunteer to the assessed needs of a homebound elderly consumer. 

·      Recruit, train, orient, and place volunteers with eligible consumers. 

·      Accept applications and screen applicants for program eligibility within specified guidelines. 

·      Assist with National Service Criminal History Checks (NSCHCs) and all other screenings as required. 

·       Provide pre-service and ongoing support/in-service training for volunteers. 

·       Coordinate volunteer placements, make home visits and monitor for compliance with the Care Plan. 

·       Coordinate volunteer transportation with local service providers.

  •  Provide orientation for volunteers and consumers/other invested parties as needed.
  •  Review timesheets and other supporting documentation for accuracy and completeness.
  •  Prepare resports as assigned.
  •  Enter demographic/statistical information into the Servtracker database.
  •   Assist with development of evaluation tools for assessing the success of volunteer efforts.
  •   Participate in training related to volunteer manage­ment and caregiving.  

(NOTE: These examples are intended as illustrations of the various types of work performed in positions allocated to this class.  The omission of specific statements does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

 BASIC TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS  

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Two years of college coursework in human services or education required
  • Two years of experience in human services, education or related field preferred
  • Volunteer experience helpful but not required
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft office products to include Word and Excel
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and to complete reports
  • Ability to find different locations based on verbal directions or GPS navigation
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Ability to relate to and interact with the elderly and disabled 

        Positions located within the Council on Aging of West Florida, Inc. require a valid Florida driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, dependable automobile, drug/alcohol testing and successful completion of Level II background screening as a condition of employment.

SALARY RANGE:  $12/hr. - $13.50/hr. (based on experience) plus health, life, disability, PTO & retirement benefits

HOURS:  40/week

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. 

 Drug Free Workplace

APPLY AT 875 ROYCE STREET, PENSACOLA, FL OR ON-LINE AT WEBSITE.  COMPLETED AGENCY APPLICATION AND RESUME REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION.

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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