Elder Wellness Advocate - Sutton, Alaska - Chickaloon Villag...
Chickaloon - Alaska (AK),
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Estimated salary $72,299 - $93,994 a year
We are seeking a full-time Elder Wellness Advocate who helps to ensure that the comfort, personal care, and other various care needs of Elders in the community are met.
This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position with benefits.
The Elder Wellness Advocate is responsible for providing compassionate support, and attentive one-on-one care to enhance the quality of life, allowing Elders who require a helping hand to enjoy independent living. This position provides assistance with daily activities such as: guidance with dressing, bathing, meal preparation, medication reminders, running errands, laundry & light house-keeping, as well as engaging in activities like playing games, reading, and visiting. This position also provides transportation to appointments as needed.
- Must be at least 18 years of age and have a High School Diploma or GED. Has preferably completed one job-related course on providing personal care services.
- 1 year up to 2 years of personal care related work experience is required.
- The advocate must have knowledge on
New hires for this position are subject to pre-hire alcohol/drug testing. This position is also subject to random alcohol/drug testing. A federal and state background check is required for this position. Background checks will be conducted every two years as a condition of employment. Hiring Preference: As allowed in P.L. 93-638, preference for employment will be given to Alaska Native and American Indian Peoples. CVTC also has a local hiring preference.
Applicants, please submit a fully completed application & other requested documentation by visiting chickaloon-nsn.gov/employ and selecting the job link for “Elder Wellness Advocate”. Please contact Jennifer Woodward, HR Manager at 907-795-2677