Social Services Assistant

2024-07-10
Springfield, IL, USA
Lewis Memorial Christian Village
Social Services Assistant Full-time BE PART OF SOMETHING MOREAt Lewis Memorial Christian Village, a part of Christian Horizons, you'll find a rewarding place to work with the satisfaction that comes from living your purpose and making a real difference in the lives of others. Youll find an incredible spirit in our community. Its in the smiles of our residents and the dedication of our associates. It inspires all who share our mission from chefs and managers to nurses, housekeepers and pastors. Remarkable people work here and there's a place here for you. Founded in 1962, our God-centered mission continues today. Our mission is to cultivate a compassionate and positive environment where living means thriving, where residents live life abundantly. OPPORTUNITY We have an opportunty for a Social Services Aide to join our staff in our team approach to providing exceptional care to our residents. This key role provides support and advise to Residents and their families on social matters. He/she listens to Resident and family concerns and assists community staff to implement appropriate actions. WE OFFERCompetitive Wages including Shift DifferentialsPathwayPay (daily pay) Get your pay, when you need it.Generous PTO ProgramHealth, Dental & Vision InsuranceLife (employer paid), Short & Long Term Disability, Group Accident, and Critical Illness403(b) & Flex SpendingEmployee Assistant ProgramTuition ReimbursementEmployee Discounts and Other PerksESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Implement programs to assist Residents in social and emotional aspects of illnesses, treatments, and general life at the community.Participate in the team care plan meetings to incorporate social service plans and goals into Residents care plans as needed.Ensure quality customer service to the Residents, families, and staff the department serves.Foster self-respect and a feeling of worth in each Resident by consistent kindness, understanding, and patience in their care.Organize and maintain all records necessary.Come to work as scheduled and consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality.Participate in in-services and activities as required.Consistently work cooperatively with Residents, staff, volunteers, and families to ensure Residents are receiving the best quality care.Observe all community policies and procedures, including but not limited to safety, infection control, Residents rights, and those contained in the employee handbook.Maintain the confidentiality of all protected health information whether electronic, written, or oral exposed to either during the course of assigned duties or as a result of an incidental disclosure.QUALIFICATIONS:High school graduate or equivalent required. (Social Services Degree preferred but not required)Able to follow written and oral directions.Ability to work independently.Able to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with personnel, Residents, families, visitors, government agencies, and the general public.Display leadership qualities, good communication skills, and a desire to continuously learn.Pass background check before and during employment, as defined by Christian Homes background check policy, with no disqualifications by committing or attempting to commit one or more of the offenses defined within.

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