|Therapeutic Activities Worker- South Mountain Restoration Center, Franklin County
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|South Mountain, PA
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Are you a creative person with an ability to work to ensure individuals within a vulnerable population are provided top quality care through therapeutic activities programs?
Situated in the beautiful mountains near Michaux State Forest, South Mountain Restoration Center is a long-term care, skilled nursing facility operated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Human Services. We are seeking reliable, dedicated, experienced candidates to fill the role of Therapeutic Activities Worker.
Apply today to take this opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of the residents in our facility while utilizing your skills in the field of therapeutic activities.
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DESCRIPTION OF WORK
As a Therapeutic Activities Worker with the South Mountain Restoration Center, your day includes planning, organizing, and conducting therapeutic activity programs to ensure resident activities support the organizations mission of providing the highest standard of quality resident care.
Activities are assigned to residents within the scope of approved activities and approval of the Therapeutic Activities Supervisor (TAS). Large group special activities are also coordinated through the TAS. Resident activities goals and approaches are established based on each residents’ personal needs determined through the activities assessments and daily interactions.
Additional details regarding the duties of this position may be found in the position description.
Work Schedule and Additional Information:
Full-time employment, 37.5-hour work week.
Work hours are 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm, with a 30-minute lunch, and the following days for each position are:
Position #1: Sunday through Thursday
Position #2: Monday through Friday
May change based on operational needs.
Through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Department of Human Services provides excellent benefits, pay increases, paid leave and holidays, as well as opportunities for career advancement.
Overtime, as needed.
Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
Four years of experience providing therapeutic activities for individuals with physical, medical, or cognitive disabilities; or
A bachelor’s degree with major coursework in therapeutic recreation; physical education; vocational rehabilitation; vocational education or counseling; art, music, dance, or occupational therapies; or a related human services field; or
An equivalent combination of experience and training.
You must meet the PA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
You must be able to perform essential job functions.
A conditional offer of employment will require satisfactory completion of a medical examination.
This position comes under the provisions of the Older Adult Protective Services Act.
Under the Act, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports, including but not limited to, PA State Police and FBI clearance.
How to Apply:
Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.
Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):
711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).
If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
You must provide complete and accurate information or:
your score may be lower than deserved.
you may be disqualified.
You may only apply/test once for this posting.
Your results will be provided via email.
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