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Employment

Last Updated December 22, 2014

If you enjoy working with people who are dedicated to helping seniors and their families, consider a job at Senior Services.

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CARE COORDINATOR SOUTHSIDE HAMPTON ROADS Long Term Care Department, Salary Range: $16.35 - $17.00 PER HOUR commensurate with experience

PART-TIME NON-EXEMPT POSITION

 

Care Coordinator – Since 1968 Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia has been helping older adults and their care givers to live in the community with choice and dignity. The Care Coordinator conducts home based assessments and implements a person centered plan of care.

 

Typical duties include counseling about options, linking with resources, empowering individuals to manage their health, coordinating care with other providers, and maintaining accurate, timely documentation.

 

We are seeking someone with an engaging personality, who enjoys a challenge and thrives in an atmosphere of change.  Exceptional organizational and planning skills are required along with knowledge of the older adult population, community resources, and working with electronic record systems.

 

A Bachelors degree in human services or related field or R.N. is required with experience as a community based service provider. Use of personal vehicle for frequent travel to patients’ homes and other locations in the South Hampton Roads is required. Mileage reimbursement is provided. An acceptable criminal background check and current driving license with at least zero points on your driving record is required.

 

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CONGREGATE NUTRITION SITE MANAGER URBAN – WELLNESS DEPT.

SALARY RANGE    $35,200 - $38,200      PAY BAND: 7

FULL-TIME NON EXEMPT

 

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

Manages direct and subcontracted congregate nutrition programs and activities for the elderly in Virginia Planning and Service Area 20 (South Hampton Roads).

 

TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Manages direct hiring, training and supervision of Urban Congregate Nutrition Program staff located in community partner locations in compliance with food service management certification.  Supports Assistant Manager-Rural in said functions.

  • Directly responsible in ensuring that services and programs meet mandated guidelines and requirements as well as the nutritional, physical, recreational and wellness needs of registered participants at all community partner locations.

  • Manages staff in the operation of food preparation equipment and oversees sanitation and safety of kitchen facility and equipment.  Maintains documentation for Health Department inspection compliance in urban centers.  Supports Assistant Manager-Rural in said functions

  • Primary liaison for community partners from Parks and Recreation or other agencies in fostering collaboration to maintain accessible, clean and safe environment for participants, visitors and staff.

  • Reviews and approves menus, special diets and purchasing of food and food supplies for community partner locations on timely basis. Collaborates with Assistant Manager-Rural and staff to plan and develop menus using sourced fresh food vendors. 

  • Responsible for participant eligibility determination, waiting lists management and compliance with Virginia Department of Aging and Rehabilitation program requirements,

  • Assures participant and partner organization satisfaction through receiving and resolving complaints. Conducts customer surveys, compiles, reviews and addresses issues with appropriate staff and contracted vendors.  Supports Assistant Manager-Rural in said functions

  • Primary contact with meal vendors to ensure quality, efficiency, safe food handling and customer satisfaction in accordance with performance agreements.

  • Collaborates with Transit Supervisor to assure driver performance within set guidelines for meal delivery and program participant transit to nutrition sites.  Reviews and approves special transportation requests for program participants before submitting to Transit Supervisor for approval.

  • Collaborates with Wellness, Transit and other agency leadership to assure accurate and effective communication on programs and operations in centers so that effective marketing, budgeting, contract development and participant satisfaction is accomplished.

  • Assures that cash contributions from Urban Centers are collected monthly and bank deposits are made.  Supports Assistant Manager-Rural in said functions.

  • Assists with annual budget development and for on-going budget management.

  • Manages meal contract/MOU development, distribution, execution, record keeping and contract oversight. Assists Administrative Supervisor in meal contract/MOU development, distribution and execution.

  • Manages on-time meal and automated participant data reporting; works with Administrative Supervisor using reports to verify and process on-time contract payments.

  • Responsible for ensuring that client information and meal tracking is updated in official record keeping system using proprietary software.

  • Participates in education, training and best practice research and analysis to incorporate trends, evidence and new programs that improve the experience of current participants attract targeted prospects.  Uses demographic analysis and projections for program sustainability and cost containment.

  • Performs related tasks as required. 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Nutritional tools and resource knowledge application for the care and assistance for senior health promotion.    Comprehensive knowledge of programs and activities that meet Virginia standards including evidence based wellness and nutrition programs.

  • Preferred experience in preparation of nutritional meals for large venues of participants to include  cooking and serving of meals in large quantities; food quality and values; nutritional and economical substitutions within food groups and adherence to special dietary requirements.

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices used in ordering, receiving, and storing of food in large quantities; kitchen sanitation and safety measures used in food handling and in the operation and environment and equipment care and cleaning. 

  • Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office to include Excel.  Must have superior data entry skills as well as aptitude for learning industry specific software.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School or General Equivalency Diploma

  • Food Service Management Certification

  • Minimum 3 (three) years experience in nutrition and wellness programs as well as direct staff supervision in high volume setting.

  •  Must possess a valid and current driver's license and record must be meet agency requirements.

 

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DRIVER, Transit Department, Pay Band 4

Salary: $10.00 per hour

SUBSTITUTE POSITIONS AVAILABLE in METRO SOUTH HAMPTON ROADS and WESTERN TIDEWATER/FRANKLIN AREA

 

Seniors often need rides to and from medical and therapy appointments, wellness centers, senior centers and adult day care centers.  We are looking for Drivers to work days, evenings and Saturdays.  If you have outstanding customer services skills, can operate a passenger van OR wheelchair van to transport elderly and disabled persons to and from congregate meals, medical appointments, business, and/or shopping or recreational destinations, come work with us a Driver. 

 

Requires High School Diploma/GED plus (1) year experience in the operation of motorized equipment.  Must possess a valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver’s license and a good driving record with at least a plus 2-point balance. We need Drivers for available routes in the cities of Southampton Roads, Suffolk, Franklin, Isle of Wight and Southampton Counties.

 


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