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Social Service Assistant

Company: Lifespace Communities, Inc.
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Don't just live life!Who wants to go to a boring job? At Lifespace, we get paid to create memories for our residents! We are not limited by our job title. We are one team united by our passion for service with a dash of fun. No matter the stage in your career, this is your opportunity to be empowered to create your own lasting impression.Lifespace Communities would like to introduce the opportunity to become an Social Services Assistant at Oak Trace, a CCRC community located in Downers Grove, IL. We are looking to staff a 6.5hour 5 days per week shift.The Social Services Administrative Assistant performs a variety of administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Resident Services. A few other details about the role:

  • Working through grievances
  • Looking for lost items
  • Scheduling Care Plans
  • Fielding calls to and from family members
  • Resident Interviews
  • Setting-up transportation
  • Ordering equipment
  • Faxing referrals
  • Issuing Beneficiary Notices
  • Assist with special projects as assigned for multiple departments.
  • Comply with applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations; maintains knowledge of and follows all company policies and procedures.
  • Obtain knowledge and demonstrate the principles of Living Lifespace, person directed care and successful aging philosophies and their inherent core values of commitment, respect, compassion, dedication, team work and quality.
  • Team member will support, actively participate and act in accordance with the principles of the Living Lifespace service culture and be familiar with and fluent in the language and service pillars of Living Lifespace.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work and meetings.And here's what you need to apply:
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Associates degree preferred.
    • Two to three years of Social Service experience preferred.
    • Microsoft office applications preferred.
    • Ability to interact with residents, guests and team members in a professional manner.
    • Ability to organize time and work flow to meet the demands of the position.
    • Strong communication skills, verbal and written.
    • Discretion, tact, and diplomacy in dealing with complex issues, maintaining confidentiality.
    • General business office practices.
    • Computer skills which include but not limited to, Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Ability and willingness to expand this knowledge as needed to support the needs of the business.
    • Strong editing skills for projects, letters, etc.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Ability to read, write and speak English sufficient to perform job duties and to interact and communicate with residents, vendors and team members.Lifespace has enjoyed over 40 years of success and this is just the beginning. With new opportunities, continued growth, and the support from your Lifespace family get ready to ignite your life and experience Living Lifespace.ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW:Lifespace Communities headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, is the nation's fifth largest senior living provider of non-profit retirement communities. The organization has annual revenue of over $340 million and employs over 3,800 team members. Lifespace Communities is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.Through more than 40 years of existence, Lifespace has remained true to its founding ideal: to help create exceptional, financially sound communities where people could enjoy a more rewarding and secure retirement. The organization is committed to excellence and innovation in creating communities that celebrate the lives of seniors. Lifespace serves over 5,100 residents.The Lifespace Communities are as follows:
      • Abbey Delray - Delray Beach, Florida
      • Abbey Delray South - Delray Beach, Florida
      • Beacon Hill - Lombard, Illinois
      • Claridge Court - Prairie Village, Kansas
      • Edegemere - Dallas, Texas
      • Friendship Village Of Bloomington - Bloomington, Minnesota
      • Friendship Village Of South Hills - Upper St. Claire, Pennsylvania
      • Harbour's Edge - Delray Beach, Florida
      • New Castle - Mequon, Wisconsin
      • Oak Trace - Downers Grove, Illinois
      • Querencia at Barton Creek - Austin, Texas
      • The Stayton - Fort Worth, Texas
      • Village On The Green - Longwood, Florida
      • The Waterford - Juno Beach, Florida Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at Email: ASKHR@LIFESPACECOMMUNITIES.COM Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans. If you want to view the EEO is the Law poster, please choose your language: English - Spanish - Arabic - Chinese If you want to view the EEO is the Law Supplement poster, please choose your language: English - Spanish - Chinese If you want to view the Pay Transparency Policy Statement, please click the link: English

Keywords: Lifespace Communities, Inc., Downers Grove , Social Service Assistant, Other , Downers Grove, Illinois

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