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ON-CALL SENIOR DINING SITE MANAGER - NAVARRE AREAPosted: 10/20/2022

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:  Monday - Thursday, 12 hours/week

SALARY:  $15/hour plus mileage reimbursement

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

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CASE MANAGER - Immediate OpeningPosted: 09/14/2022

NATURE OF WORK

The Case Manager position is a Fair Labor Standards Non-Exempt professional position under the direct supervision of the Social Services Director. A person in this position receives referrals, develops care plans, reviews care plans with professionals and consumers and ensures proper documentation is made and maintained in a timely manner. A person in this position acts in accordance with specific plans and instructions established by the Social Services Department. This position necessitates professional judgment and intuition to find new approaches and methods of service delivery in both Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties.  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

  • Identify physical and emotional needs of aging adults through an interview and assessment process
  • Provide case management for agency consumers in accordance with appropriate funding sources
  • Develop a care plan with aging adults for services addressing identified needs
  • Arrange and coordinate agreed upon services
  • Monitor the quality and effectiveness of services to ensure a positive impact on the identified needs necessitating service
  • Assume role of “gatekeeper” in the community care system, assisting aging adults in meeting needs through linkages with an array of community-based services and resources
  • Conduct assessments, case reviews and reassessments to identify and address the aging adults continuing and changing needs within available agency and community resources
  • Assure full coordination of services provided by various agencies/vendors and individuals
  • Ensure appropriate use of funding sources in the provision of services
  • Prepare care plans, case notes, assessment forms and other similar reports/documentation
  • Monitor caseload records for accuracy and completeness according to agency and Florida Department of Elder Affairs standards
  • Interact with various local/state agencies and internal personnel from all departments
  • Provide services throughout Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties including rural areas
  • Arranges support services for caregivers when appropriate and counsel with them regarding the stresses of being a caregiver and attendance and participation in available support group and/or training opportunities
  • Assist walk-ins and telephone consumer with information, referrals/resources and community care closet items
  • Assist in the coordination of special projects, such as seasonal weatherization programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the Social Services 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

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, sociology, psychology, nursing, gerontology or related field
  • Two years of experience in a social service or health-related field preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of community resources and service delivery programs
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and to complete reports
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to relate to and interact with the elderly and disabled, their caregivers and service providers
  • Ability to locate consumer residences
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office products to include Word and Excel
  • Position requires successful completion of Department of Elder Affairs Case Management and Care Plan Training

         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, successful completion of Level II background screening, 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

 Completed agency application and resume required for consideration.  Position open until filled. 

HOURS:  M - F, 40 hours/week         

SALARY RANGE:  $16 - $20/hour based on education and experience, excellent benefit package including paid time off, holiday pay, mileage reimbursement, retirement benefits

 

 

 

 

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SOCIAL SERVICES AIDEPosted: 09/05/2022

 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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