Founded in 1977, for 40 years Vinfen has been a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at www.vinfen.org/careers.
As an In-Home Support Staff you will work with both Vinfen and the family / guardian of person's served to provide high quality case management services.
In your role you will provide training to persons served as determined by family/guardian and person served on community integration initiatives including fire and safety regulations, shopping, money management, cooking, meal planning, household chores, ADLs, self-medication and other areas. You will be a responsible for monitoring person's served's proficiency in these skills and performing hands-on tasks in the program as required, in order to facilitate implementation of support plans.
This position will need to provide coverage for the program as agreed upon with family; including days,evenings, weekends, and holidays. The position is located in Westwood, MA. Candidates must have strong background in behavioral management, a reliable vehicle, and excellent communication skills.
Schedule will be determined between supervising family and employee. Some weekend hours required. 15 hours per week
•A high school diploma or equivalent is required. •One year of related experience •Must be at least 21 years of age and have a current, valid, US drivers' license for at least one year.
•Must become CPR, First Aid certified within 2 weeks of employment; must attend other trainings as needed
•Must be able to successfully pass a CORI, reference, multi-state background and driving record check.
How to Apply
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Vinfen serves a diverse population in its residential and day programs. Applicants who have lived experience and/or a multicultural background and/or are bilingual are encouraged to apply.
Why Vinfen? We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits, career growth and job security!
Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:
•A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
•Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
•Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance
•Generous Vacation, Holiday, Personal and Sick Time Benefits
•Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
•Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
•$500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
•Other generous benefits and perks!
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Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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