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Social Services Assistant

Company: Covenant Living
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Inspired to Serve. Join us!Part of a nation wide family of Continuing Care Retirement Communities is seeking a Social Services Staff.

This is a unique position for someone who wants to make a difference in the

lives of seniors in a skilled nursing position.

This position is called the Good Neighbor and helps our seniors at the Smith Health Center when they need one on one time, such as reading aloud, visiting, sending emails to family members, light shopping, wheelchair walks, and creating joy and peace of mind. The Good Neighbor may also drive a resident to a medical appointment. Each day is different, depending on the need of the residents.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • High school education, some college preferred.
  • Understanding, patience and tact in dealing with people.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and good judgment are necessary.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and organizational skills.
  • Dependable, have good inter-personal relationship skills, able to establish positive, trusting relationships, flexibility, and the abilities to deal well with others.
  • Tactful and possess good communication skills (written and verbal, English), and be able to communicate effectively with staff, residents and others with whom this position has contact.
  • Courteous and relate well to others, have genuine compassion for senior adults and the disabled, project a friendly character, understand customer service and team building concepts.For full time employees, we offer a generous benefits package that includes:
    • Medical, dental and vision insurance
    • Employer paid group term life and disability
    • Paid Time Off (PTO) & six paid holidays
    • 403(b) with a 3% employer match
    • Fitness center use at most facilities.
    • Various voluntary benefits:
      • Life, AD&D
      • Tuition assistance and scholarships
      • Employee assistance program
      • Legal services, home/auto insurance, discount purchasing program
      • Pet InsuranceFor more information about Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Home, please visit www.covliving.org or www.covenantcareathome.org.

        Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Homeare equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

        Required qualifications:
        • 18 years or older
        • At least high school diploma or equivalent or higher
        • Able to comfortably lift 40 lbs
        • Able to stand for duration of shift
        • Legally authorized to work in the United States
        • Reliable transportation to and from work
        • Background check

Keywords: Covenant Living, Santa Barbara , Social Services Assistant, Other , Santa Barbara, California

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