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ADULT DAY CARE ASSISTANTPosted: 05/21/2019

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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COMMUNITY SERVICES DIRECTORPosted: 05/17/2019

NATURE OF WORK

This position is a Fair Labor Standards Act Salaried/Exempt position under the supervision of the President/CEO.

The nature of the position includes negotiating with sub-contractors for delivery of services and determining guidelines in the framework of existing policies.  Initiative and original thinking are often required to find new approaches and methods of service delivery.  

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Overall administration of the Nutriiton (Senior Dining Sites and Meals on Wheels), Recreation, Transportation and Caregiver programs including program personnel
  • Monitor and evaluate nutrition, transportation and recreation standards and compliance with funding source guidelines
  • Supervise and maintain all Community Services' records within funding source requirements
  • Ensure Senior Dining Sites compliance with Health Department and Department of Elder Affairs standards
  • Oversee management of agency vehicle fleet to include evaluation, coordination and execution of maintenance and repairs
  • Conduct staff in-service training
  • Conduct ride-alongs with Meals on Wheels volunteers when necessary
  • Assist in the preparation of grant applications and budgets
  • Make public appearances on behalf of the Council on Aging of West Florida to include both informal and formal speeches
  • Recruit Community Services Menu Review Committee members and schedule quarterly meetings
  • Investigate community resources for effective service delivery
  • Other duties as asigned by the President/CEO

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in social work, sociology, psychology or related field
  • Four years experience in a social service or health-related field preferred
  • A Master's Degree in social work or a related field may be substituted for two years of required experience
  • Experience in direct supervision and management required
  • Knowledge and experience in managing grant projects preferred
  • Forida Food Manager's Certification preferred (position requires attendance and successful completion of Certification if selected)
  • Demonstrated communication, interpersonal, organization and leadership skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of community resources and service delivery programs
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and to complete reports
  • Ability to delegate tasks and monitor results
  • Neat, sharp professional appearance
  • Ability to relate to and interact with the elderly and disabled
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Products

Positions located within the Council on Aging of West Florida 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/Affirmation 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

ANNUAL SALARY:  $40,00 - $42,000 (based on experience), plus excellent benefit package including health, life, disability retirement and PTO benefits.

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON WEBSITE OR IN PERSON AT 875 ROYCE STREET, PENSACOLA, FL.  COMPLETED AGENCY APPLICATION AND RESUME REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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