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Sevita Day Program Assistant in Lawrence, Massachusetts

MENTOR Adult Day Health, a member of the Sevita family, provides day programs for elders with complex medical or rehabilitative needs. This allows seniors to obtain quality healthcare while remaining active and involved in the community and continuing to live in their own homes. Our programs are staffed with qualified, experienced licensed nurses and caregivers who are trained to provide individual assistance to each person we serve.

Program Assistant Adult Day Would you like to work in a rewarding environment with fantastic co-workers? This position is for you! You can make a difference by providing care to the individuals we serve in our community-based Day Program.

  • Provide assistance in the daily care of health impaired older adults or individuals in our care with brain injuries, intellectual/ developmental disabilities, emotional or behavioral disability or mental diagnosis.

  • Assist with the development and implementation of individual and group activity programs, and responsible for the care, safety, security, and social/recreation activities for the individuals receiving support.

  • Assist individuals receiving care with daily living, including personal hygiene, bathing, bathroom assistance, grooming, preparing meals, and medication administration.

  • Provide guidance with social skills, advocacy and self-esteem and teach strategies to live as independently as possible.

  • Transport to medical appointments, errands, shopping or activities in the community.

    Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or its equivalent and must be 18 years of age

  • Minimum one year experience in providing services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, preferably with older adults

  • Physical in the past 12 months and annual TB test

  • Valid driver’s license, access to reliable vehicle with current registration, and insurance

  • Proficient in vital signs, weights, Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and independent ADLs

  • Competence in CPR and First Aid

  • Strong attention to detail and effective communication skills to manage relationships

  • A reliable, responsible attitude and a compassionate approach

    Why Join Us?

  • Full, Part-time, and As Needed schedules available.

  • Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week.

  • 401(k) with company match.

  • Paid time off and holiday pay.

  • Rewarding work, impacting the lives of those you serve, working alongside a great team of coworkers.

  • Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities.

    We have meaningful work that enhances lives - Come join our team – Apply Today!

Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. We’ve made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve.Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

The Mentor Network is pleased to be an equal employment employer Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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