Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley
  • 10-Nov-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Nutrition Program
  • Danvers, MA, USA
  • Part Time

North Shore Elder Services

Home Delivered Meals Driver: The Per Diem Home Delivered Meals driver transports prepared meals to home-bound elders and community members with a disability within Marblehead, Danvers, Peabody, Salem, and Middleton areas. The driver performs a wellness check for each consumer and serves as a link between North Shore Elder Services and the consumer.

Organizational Relationships

  • Reports to the Site Supervisor and Nutrition Program Manager
  • Collaborates with all Nutrition Department staff members

Essential Job Functions

  • Ensures that meals are safely packaged in approved food containers to maintain proper holding temperatures.
  • Reports any issues regarding poor or unsafe food quality.
  • Loads meal containers into personal vehicle.
  • Follows all traffic and safety laws while on duty.
  • Delivers meals to consumers according to a predetermined route.
  • Delivers and sets up meals for consumers in their home when necessary.
  • Ensures that consumers with specific dietary requirements receive the corresponding meal.
  • Conforms to any specific delivery instructions noted for the consumer.
  • Upon meal delivery, the driver confirms that the consumer is at home and reports any unusual circumstances.
  • Performs a wellness checks by delivering each meal directly to the consumer.
  • Records each meal delivery on the route sheet.
  • Reports any issues or concerns regarding the consumer immediately to the office and records.
  • Records and reports if a consumer is not at home when the meal delivery is attempted and discards the Meals may only be consumed by the intended recipient.
  • Communicates routine information received from the consumer and family members to appropriate agency individuals.
  • Demonstrates flexibility with changes to delivery schedules or routes.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Non-essential Job Functions

  • Attends meetings as required, including staff meetings, in-service trainings, utilization reviews, and collateral agency meetings.

Requirements

  • Able to read, write, understand, and interpret basic English.
  • Must have own transportation, current driver's license and must show proof of automobile insurance with a minimum liability coverage of $20,000/$40,000.
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, getting in and out of a vehicle up to 30 times per day, bending, reaching, twisting, walking, and climbing multiple flights of stairs at residences that do not have elevators.
  • Requires driving in four season weather conditions.

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to listen effectively, and respond to consumers and related parties in a supportive manner.
  • Exhibits strong time management skills.
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.

Hours: Per diem, up to 12hrs/wk

AA/EOE

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