Heritage Homes, Inc. Program Assistant for Group Home in Jenison, Michigan

We are currently accepting resumes from qualified individuals for the following opening at our Adult Foster Care (AFC) Home in Jenison, Michigan:Full Time Program Assistant - 2nd shift* (2PM-10PM)In this position, the Program Assistant assists the Home Manager in directing the activities of the facility and will act as a team leader and resource for direct support staff, working to build a cohesive team. The Program Assistant acts in the Home Manager’s absence as delegated and will be asked to carry and respond to an emergency pager on a scheduled basis.The Program Assistant is responsible for assisting in the monitoring of the daily needs of residents, reviewing the work of the direct support professionals, and carrying out weekly and monthly tasks as assigned. The Program Assistant spends approximately 80% of their time providing direct support to the clients.Qualifications include: Demonstration of team leading/team building skills, the ability to facilitate meaningful daytime/skill building activities for the residents, the ability to communicate and interact professionally with clinicians and family members, demonstration of reliability, trustworthiness, quality care giving, good attendance, scheduling flexibility, and good interpersonal skills.Qualified applicants must also:ulliHave a current, Michigan driver's license and a driving record that is acceptable to the agency's insurance carrier/liliBe able to successfully complete a physical, drug screen, TB test, and criminal check/liliHave PRIOR EXPERIENCE in direct care work/liliBe over the age of 18/liliHave a high school diploma or GED equivalent/liliPrevious experience in a leadership role is preferred./li/ulThe starting rate of pay for this position is $12.54 per hour. This is an hourly, full time position with benefits. Full time benefits include: medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; short term disability insurance; and paid vacation, personal and sick time. em* The Program Assistant will be required to work every other weekend. Note that hours in various shifts may be assigned to ensure the home’s schedule./emTo be considered for this position, please send your resume and a letter of interest, which clearly describes how you meet the qualifications and why you think you are a great candidate for the position.Find out more about Heritage Homes, Inc., at www.heritagehomesinc.org.Heritage Homes is an Equal Opportunity Employer.