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Direct Care Aide

Company: Family Service Association - Fall River
Location: Norwood
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

*****We are offering a $500 sign on bonus for this position*****The Home Assistance Programs offer daily assistance with the physical and social needs of elders and disabled adults living in designated housing units. -For persons at risk of institutionalization, the Home Assistance Programs (HAP) provide important community living options that recognize and preserve the independence and good health of persons requiring supervision. -Care is provided by Certified Nursing Assistants and other professionally trained Direct Care Aides. -

Our Home Assistance Program is currently looking for part-time Direct Care Aides in the Norwood area up 28 -plus -hours per week. - Hours available seven days per week up to 28 -hours per week. -We offer an hourly rate increase for weekend and holiday shifts. -Direct Care Aides -monitor the placement status in the home and provides assistance with participant's daily living needs as directed by a plan of care ensuring that personal care services are provided on a daily basis.Duties may include:

  • Cleaning
  • General housekeeping
  • Assist with shopping
  • Provide on-going supervision of the participant's health related activities.Education and Requirements:
    • The ideal applicant must have successfully completed a Certified Nurse Assistant (C.N.A.) and/or Home Health Aide -(H.H.A.) training program and possess a certificate of course completion and/or a valid license. - Equivalent training or experience could be substituted for certification/licensure.
    • High School Diploma or GED is required
    • Previous home care experience and working with behavioral health members is preferred.
    • Reliable transportation is required.All employees must successfully pass a CORI/CPS background check. - -Bi-lingual English/Spanish speaking applicants are encouraged to apply. - -

      Family Service Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Family Service Association is a comprehensive private, non-profit social service agency dedicated to the development and implementation of services designed to provide strength and support to individuals and families throughout southeastern Massachusetts. Headquartered in Fall River, Family Service Association strives to increase the capacity of individuals and families to cope with the stresses of family life and interpersonal relationships in a positive, productive and health-improving manner. This agency is a leading provider of professional social services in the South Coast region of Massachusetts, with a 130-year tradition of high quality.Interested individuals should submit their resume to this e-mail address or visit to complete an on-line application and learn more about our agency.Powered by JazzHR

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