Program Assistant

CARING Senior Living

Job Type:

Full Time



About the Role

Under the direction of the manager carries out assigned non-professional program in personal care, self-help and social training, recreation, cleanliness, and related programs designed to maintain the physical, mental, emotional health, and well being of residents assigned to the facility; does related work as required.


High school diploma, GED or equivalency and minimum age requirement of 18 years. Valid New Jersey driver license, must possess obtain a (CDL) commercial driver license class “C” with passenger endorsement at their own expense, careful driver with previous driving experience. Able to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English.

General Responsibilities

  • Organizes assigned work and develops effective work methods.

  • Assumes the responsibility for the physical, mental and emotional well being of residents assigned to his/her care.

  • Takes the initiative in developing and carrying out our recreation program and suitable activities for the residents.

  • Provides whatever assistance is required by residents to assure adequate standards of personal hygiene

  • Responsible for adherence to state and CARING’s policies and procedures.

  • Respond with reason and calm in an emergency. Sees that proper measures are taken at all times to eliminate actual and potential hazards to the safety of residents.

  • Maintains order and discipline, handles minor behavior problems, and refers those of a more serious nature to a supervisory official.

  • Receives visitors and escorts them in a courteous manner; responds to questions dealing with non-professional aspects of organization and refers visitors to appropriate staff members for response to inquiries of a professional nature.

  •  Prepares concise information reports on program, activities and residents.

  • Escorts/transports residents to treatment facilities, church services, recreation work areas, or other facilities as required.

  • Maintains accurate records and files.

  • Required to do some household maintenance and daily cleaning chores as required.