Seven Hills Foundation

Home Health Aide - Part-time to Full-time Option!

Affiliate
FSCM
Type
Regular Full-Time
Job ID
18085
Schedule
Flexible

Overview

Core Values

 

Family Services of Central Massachusetts, an affiliate of Seven Hills Foundation, has been helping families in our area for over 125 years.  Since 1889, we have maintained the proud reputation in the greater Worcester community of providing valuable resources and specialized support, guidance and counseling to individuals and families in need.  Our mission to support individuals and families through life transitions is guided by principles of compassion, understanding, professionalism, confidentiality and access for all, continues.

 

The Home Health Aide is responsible for delivering personal care and related household tasks and activities under the direction of a Supervisor.   They perform assigned duties and responsibilities, communicate observations verbally and in writing, accept and use supervision, respect privacy and confidentiality, adapt to a variety of situations, and respect & accept different values, nationalities, races, religions, cultures and standards of living.

 

This is Part-Time position that can turn into a Full-Time opportunity!

 

We offer PAID TRAINING

  • Completion of HHA training program = 75 hours (as recommended by the Massachusetts Council for Home Care Aide Services).

  • On-going state required staff development training = 12 hours per year. Specialty areas include but not limited to good problem-solving skills

 


 

Benefits for Full-time employees: 

  • Health Insurance: Offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield, with generous company contribution.
  • Enhanced Retirement Plan: 25% - 33% Employer match based on tenure. 
  • Student Loan Assistance: Consolidation, counseling, & limited employer contribution!
  • Discounted Tuition with College & University Partnerships!
  • Tuition Assistance: Reimbursed or prepaid college coursework!
  • Home Mortgage Initiative: Favorable down payment (3-5%), reduced closing costs co-paid by Seven Hills!

Work-Life Balance:

  • Generous Accrued Paid Vacation: 3 weeks in your first year!
  • Vacation Cash-Out Option
  • 3 Paid Personal Days
  • 11 Paid Holidays 
  • Accrued Paid Sick Time

 

Responsibilities

Services include assistance with:

  • bathing, showers, sponge baths
  • dressing
  • shampoo/hair combing
  • foot care (excluding nail cutting)
  • denture care
  • shaving (electric razor only)
  • bedpan routines
  • eating
  • ambulating and transfers (under the Elders Affairs’ Personal Care Guidelines)
  • shopping
  • menu planning, meal preparation
  • laundry
  • light housekeeping, including but not limited to:
  • vacuuming
  • dusting
  • wet & dry mopping,
  • dish washing
  • cleaning the kitchen and bathroom
  • changing beds
  • prescriptions pick-up
  • essential errands
  • other duties as assigned by Supervisors

Qualifications

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Mature, reliable and honest
  • A capacity for compassion, common sense, self-discipline and a sense of humor
  • Physical Demands:   Able to cope with the physical demands of the job.  Can lift to 50lbs

 

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