Home Support Worker Training – Start Your Home Care Career with CarePartners


Position Overview

To meet our growing need for professional caregivers in Chatham and surrounding communities, CarePartners is offering a paid opportunity to receive the education and skills needed to work in the community as a Home Support Worker (HSW).

Our next Home Support Worker Training Program will run from February 7 – February 22, 2018 in Chatham. Training includes:

  • 11 days of paid in-class education with practical application (9:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
  • 24 hours of job shadowing with a Personal Support Worker preceptor
  • Once training is complete, all new employees complete 3 days of company orientation

 

Responsibilities

Home Support Workers (HSWs) provide professional and compassionate care in homes and residences in the community. CarePartners HSWs assist patients and families with a variety of daily activities, allowing them to live life to the fullest, with dignity and independence:

  • Meal planning, safe food preparation and storage, oral feeding
  • Basic home maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting with use of walkers and canes, transfers from bed, chair, wheelchair, toilet, etc.
  • Rising and retiring – Dressing and putting on shoes, brushing hair, teeth, shaving, etc.
  • Personal care – Assisting with bathing, showering, toileting, sponge and foot baths, etc.
  • Socializing and companionship for those in need of cognitive and emotional support

Qualifications and Position Requirements

  • Ongoing skills training opportunities – our focus is on providing excellent patient care
  • 24/7 On-Call Support – our supportive leadership team cares about you!
  • Work life balance is important to us and we provide flexible hours
  • The mobile technology we provide improves the effectiveness of your work life
  • Diverse work assignments foster your professional growth
  • Paid mileage AND travel time  …and more!

Total Compensation and Benefits

  • Extended Group Health Benefits
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Employee Assistance Program

If you have experience providing care and support to others in need and have flexible availability to work a variety of shifts (early mornings, evenings, and alternate weekends), you may be a great fit for our program – we would love to hear from you!

CarePartners welcomes applicants from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available throughout the hiring process upon request.