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Family Service Association - Fall River Caregiver (CNA) New Bedford in New Bedford, Massachusetts

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.

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/per diem Caregivers (CNA/HHA) in the New Bedford area. Hours available seven days per week up to 20 hours per week. This position does not include benefits.

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. Interested individuals should submit their resume to this e-mail address or visit www.frfsa.org to complete an on-line application and learn more about our programs and services. Family Service Association is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer .

Bi-lingual English/Portuguese and bi-lingual English/Spanish speaking candidates are encouraged to apply.

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