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Home Care Assistant (Chicago & Suburb locations)

Company: Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) has Part-time position(s), with the ability to go to Full-time . Help seniors and individuals with disabilities maintain independence through providing non-medical home care and personal services. Benefits and Perks: LSSI is growing Come be a part of this rewarding environment, and enjoy the knowledge that you---re helping make a positive difference in the lives of others, as well as these career advantages: On Demand Flexible Paydays for earned wages through an app called Dayforce Wallet. Hourly rate is $15.00. Flexible hours. Paid training you need to learn, grow, and succeed. Paid Sick time. Employee Assistance Program. Opportunity for advancement. If you desire to touch and change lives for the better apply today Comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare insurance are available for full-time employees. Essential Functions: Assist in day to day of client---s functioning and reporting changes to his/her supervisor. Ensure client---s independence and dignity by assisting with household chores. Escort clients to outings, appointments, etc. in the community. Complete appropriate documentation. Improve the quality of life by following the client---s Plan of Care. Present an open, positive, professional image to all clients and individuals. Support clients with personal care needs, not limited to medication reminders. Position Qualifications: At least 18 years of age or older. Possess a high school diploma, GED or equivalent work experience in homecare. One year experience preferred in home care or human service field; or comparable experience care of a dependent child or adult family member Ability to use technology. Ability to show compassion for the needs of clients. Ability to read, write and speak English; and follow oral and written instructions. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, pregnancy, any other characteristic protected by law. ZR Company Description Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) is one of the largest statewide providers of social services. Our dedicated staff help children, adults, and seniors to transform their lives. We provide services to one of every 300 people in Illinois Our skilled and diverse workforce has a passion for making a difference---in our clients--- lives and in the social services field. We provide foundational tools and professional development to help staff strengthen the impact of their work and further their careers. LSSI uses a whole person philosophy of care and leads the way in applying innovation and best practices in our programs. Our services include foster care, family intervention, early childhood education, mental health, counseling, addiction treatment, support for people with disabilities, affordable senior housing, home care for older adults, and re-entry programs for formerly incarcerated individuals. Whether you are an experienced professional, a recent college grad, reentering the workforce, or just starting out, consider a career with LSSI. We have over 50 offices across Illinois. Be a part of our team and make a difference A wide variety of rewarding opportunities await you at LSSI Join the Lutheran Social Services of Illinois Talent Network today What is a Talent Network? Joining our Talent Network will enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you. Why Join? Receive alerts with new job opportunities that match your interests Share job opportunities with family and friends through Social Media or email

Keywords: Lutheran Social Services of Illinois, Des Plaines , Home Care Assistant (Chicago & Suburb locations), Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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