Director of Social Services

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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 11/18/2016

Brookdale Bradenton, FL

Company
Brookdale
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
BSL00040
AJE Ref #
576199927
Location
Bradenton, FL
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Full-Time (Monday-Friday; Manager on Duty rotation: 3-4 times per year)
Freedom Village Bradenton 6406 21st Avenue West Bradenton, FL 34209
Job #: BSL00040

Brookdale. Bringing new life to senior living.

Your responsibilities:

* Interview each resident and/or family member to determine history, interests, and hopes of the resident to complete a social history
* Plan, organize, develop, and direct the social service programs to ensure that the medical-related emotional and social needs of the residents are met and maintained on an individual basis
* Visit residents on a regular basis to determine acceptance to programs and the community
* Orient and train employees on social services policies and procedures to ensure understanding and support
* Encourage residents to participate in activity programs

Required skills and qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Social Work required
* Two or more years of related experience
* Must be registered with the Academy of Certfied Social Workers
* Flexibility with schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays
* Must enjoy working with the senior population

If you're a Brookdale associate, please consider referring someone through the Good People Program!

Brookdale is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.

Brookdale offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, educational reimbursement. All associates, age 21 and older, are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan. BR img src='http://career.staffingsoft.com/images/013-97-151134.aspx'