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SOCIAL SERVICES AIDEPosted: 07/28/2022

 NATURE OF WORK

The Social Services Aide position is a paraprofessional position under the supervision of the Social Services Director. This is a Fair Labor Standards Non-Exempt position. A person in this position works closely with other Social Services staff and members of other agency departments, consumers, caregivers, and the community. A person in this position must exercise considerable judgment in the frame of technical knowledge. This position requires a person to be self-directed, detail oriented, and focused. A person in this position will be required to adhere to Council on Aging of West Florida policies and procedures and may be required to accomplish tasks in both Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties. 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITiES

  • Assist with the implementation of care plans and arrangement of services for clients.
  • Prepare case notes and other documentation as needed
  • Interact with various local/state agencies and internal personnel from all departments
  • Perform administrative activities including but not limited to filing, typing, and data entry
  • Assist with the distribution and/or delivery of weather-related items, equipment and supplies for clients
  • Assist clients with completion of applications for Medicaid, SNAP, etc. 
  • Monitor and report on the delivery of services through surveys, consumer records, and comparing planned vs. received services
  • Maintain records and statistics relative to the social services department
  • Respond to incoming telephone calls and meet with walk-in guests
  • Assist with disaster/emergency related activities as assigned
  • Position based in Escambia County—may travel Escambia/Santa Rosa Counties
  • Other duties as assigned by the Social Services Director

 BASIC REQUIREMENTS 

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and to complete reports
  • Strong communication and telephone skills
  • Ability to relate to and interact with the elderly and disabled
  • Ability to navigate and locate consumer residences
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft office products to include Word and Excel.
  • Ability to perform administrative activities such as filing and report generation

 Positions require a valid Florida driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, drug/alcohol testing, background screening, dependable automobile, and proof of COVID vaccinations 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:  - Monday – Friday, 28 hours/week, flexibility in hours

SALARY:  $12.50/hr. plus paid time off, holiday pay, mileage reimbursement, retirement benefits 

 APPLY ON-LINE AT www.coawfla.org.  COMPLETED AGENCY APPLICATION REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION.  POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

 

 

 

 

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ON-CALL SENIOR DINING SITE MANAGERPosted: 04/08/2022

NATURE OF WORK

The ON-Call Senior Dining Site Manager position is a Fair Labor Standards Non-Exempt position under the direct supervision of the Community Services Director.  A person in this position acts in accordance with specific plans and insturctions established by the Community Services Department.  A person in this class performs routine work preparing sites for meals and activities.  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 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage site for Senior Dining Program, overseeing serving a catered noon-meal to program participants
  • Preparation of the dining site, including working with facilities staff to maintain cleanliness and setting up tables and place settings daily
  • Maintain food safety standards, including reporting any discrepancies in food delivery and supplies to the Community Services Manager
  • Accept donations in the agency's locked box on behalf of the Council on Aging and deliver to the Community Services Manager weekly
  • Oversee reservations, including completion of daily meal order and turning in reservation records weekly
  • Complete intake and termination forms for site participants
  • Recruit, supervise and complete paperwork for volunteers
  • Build rapport and public awareness in the local community
  • Act with ethics and integrity, maintaining confidentiality and privacy of agency and consumer information
  • Responsible for oversight of meals and assisting Meals on Wheels volunteers, if dining site is or becomes a Meals on Wheels pick up location.  May also perform of a Meals-on-Wheels Driver when required.
  • Other duties as assigned

BASIC TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Good communication, verbal and math skills
  • Work experience with a concentration in nutrition and/or activities preferred
  • Ability to relate to and interact with the elderly and disabled
  • Special understanding of the needs and limitations of the elderly and disabled
  • Ability to coordinate and lead activities
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and to complete reports
  • Must be a team player
  • 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, proof of COVID-19 vaccination 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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other legally protected class.

Drug Free Workplace

HOURS:  M - F. days only, 20 hours weekly

SALARY:  $10/hour plus mileage reimbursement and retirement benefits

APPLY AT 875 ROYCE STREET, PENSACOLA, FL OR ON-LINE AT www.coawfla.org.  COMPLETED AGENCY APPLICATION REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION.

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