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Adult Day Program Assistant

Company: Twin Lakes Community
Location: burlington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Adult Day Program Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Moneta Springs

REPORTS TO: Adult Day Program Director / Administrator of Memory Care

POSITION TYPE: Full time and Part time - both available

HOURS: Program hours are 8:30am 4:00pm. The Adult Day Program Assistants hours will be scheduled based on the operational need and may vary between 7.5 37.5 hours per week. The schedule is Monday - Friday one week, and Tuesday - Saturday the following week.

CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

SALARY RANGE: $12 - $15 per hour depending on experience and certifications

POSITION SUMMARY:

The program assistant provides essential personal and recreational services to the participants of the Adult Day Program to help meet their needs while enabling them to function at their highest possible level.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Will provide reminders and cueing as needed regarding participants toileting, dining, mobility, psychosocial and safety needs. * Follows universal precautions, proper infection control, sanitation and safety standards of practice in all work and activities. * Observes participants closely, identifying changing needs and conditions at first indication, and communicates with supervisor. * Actively participates in the individualized care planning of all participants. * Continually seeks opportunities to meet participants psychosocial needs through both scheduled and spontaneous activities that support participant choice. * Continually seeks opportunities to promote and improve the social needs of all participants through supporting and encouraging, friendships and kindness to one another. * Is active in the planning and organizing of large and small group activities and one-on-one with individuals, making any necessary changes to assure successful results for all. * Leads and participates in learning circles for staff and participants. * Demonstrates ability to work well under stressful situations. * Maintains all supplies including equipment and games used in supporting participants individual choice and for group activities. * Assists in maintaining a clean, safe environment within the center including restrooms and common areas. * Supports all aspects of the program and the environment, including pets, plants, children, visitors, and volunteers. * Assists in program record-keeping and updating required documentation. * May be required to perform other duties in keeping with the nature of this position which will not significantly alter the job requirements.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Education and/or Experience and other Requirements:

One or more years of experience working with older individuals with dementia preferred.

* High school graduate or GED required. * Bachelor degree preferred but not required. * NCAPA - NC Activity Professional Association certification preferred but not required.

Certificates, licenses, registrations:

Must be CPR & First Aid Certified.

* Must complete the following training classes: Twin Lakes Community Orientation, Dementia Specific Training, and Montessori Philosophies & Techniques * Will attend ongoing training classes as scheduled. * CNA preferred but not required

Keywords: Twin Lakes Community, Burlington , Adult Day Program Assistant, Other , burlington, North Carolina

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