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 125-year tradition of high quality.
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 caregivers.
Our Home Assistance Program is currently looking for part-time caregivers (up to 25 hours per week) in the Fall River area who are available morning, afternoon and weekend hours. This position does not include benefits.
We currently have hours available Monday through Friday 4 - 6 p.m. and 12 to 16 hours available on weekends.
Caregivers 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 and general housekeeping, assist with shopping, provide on-going supervision of the participant's health related activities.
The ideal applicant must have successfully completed a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) and/or Home Health Aide (HHA) training program and possess a certificate of course completion and/or a valid license. Equivalent training or experience could be substituted for certification/licensure. Reliable transportation is also required.
All employees must successfully pass a CORI/CPS background check.
Family Service Association is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.