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Social Services Assistant

Company: American Senior Communities
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Social Services AssistantBring your heart to work! Caring people make the difference at American Senior Communities!Compassion, Accountability, Relationships and Excellence are the core values for American Senior Communities. These words not only form an acronym for C.A.R.E., but they are also our guiding principles and create the framework for all our relationships with customers, team members and community at large.American Senior Communities has proudly delivered patient centered care since the year 2000, with a long history of excellent outcomes. Each of our 80+ American Senior Community is part of the neighborhood in which it exists. Our leaders and staff live in surrounding areas and know the community well. We value the same things in life that you do. The foundation of our senior living communities is based on the knowledge that we'll be part of your neighborhood for many, many years. We take great pride in our hospitality and it is ingrained in everything we do. As partners in senior care, we are not just doing a job, but following a calling.Our commitment to our team members:PayActiv - Hourly employees have immediate access up to 50% of your earned payQuarterly wage increases and bonus opportunities (conditions apply)Medical/Dental/Vision insurance plans - Affordable, low cost optionsConvenient telehealth services for all employeesTuition assistance and certification reimbursementPTO and holiday pay for full time staff401k retirement planEmployee Referral Bonus Program - get paid to refer a friend to join our teamWorkforce Chaplains: Confidential, non-denomination resources available for employees and household family members of employeesPathogen Reducing Air purification devices in corridors and common areas to help combat COVID-19What will you be doing and how will you make a difference at American Senior Communities?Making a difference in the lives of the patients we serve by providing them care and compassion.Acting as a positive teammate to fellow employees by helping onboard new teammates.The Social Services Assistant provides medically related social services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each resident as directed by the Social Services Director.Assists with assessing each resident's psychosocial needs and develops a plan for providing care.Assists with relocation planning, including advice and referral to community resources before or during relocation.Requirements:Demonstrates C.A.R.E. values to our residents, family members, customers and staff.High School Diploma.Bachelor's degree in social work or in a human services field preferred.Social Service Designee certification preferred.Willingness to complete state approved or a Nursing Assistant training and competency evaluation program, or a CNA competency evaluation program approved by the State.We are committed to the safety and health of our team members, residents and families we serve. As such, ASC is proud to have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy, requiring COVID-19 vaccination(s) for all employees, including contracted third-party staff, and new hires effective June 1, 2021. In accordance with our mission to compassionately serve every resident with quality care and excellence, we firmly believe that vaccinating all employees is essential for our customer's safety and health. Should you have any questions regarding this, please speak with your recruiting contact directly.The Company understands and respects that a limited number of candidates may have personal reasons for not receiving the vaccine. As such, we are asking those candidates who wish to request an exemption from being required to be vaccinated, submit a request for their exemption through their Executive Director once hired.We are Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran and other protected categories.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: American Senior Communities, Elkhart , Social Services Assistant, Other , Elkhart, Indiana

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