A Helping Hand and Canopy of Carol Woods, two local nonprofit home care organizations, are working together to offer a continuum of care to seniors and adults with disabilities in Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties. Our mission is to promote self-sufficiency, quality of life, and the highest level of independence for older adults and adults with disabilities.
Primary Function: CNAs are responsible for providing basic and personal care for participants. Must be a Certified NA 1 by the Department of Facility Services of the State of North Carolina.
Responsibilities and Duties:
-Provide personal care or supportive services as contracted by a participant or a participant’s family
-May provided services in laundry, housekeeping, activities and meal preparation
-Assist with transportation
-Report all unusual conditions, behaviors and/or participant’s reactions to other individuals
-Responds and reacts in a kind, polite and professional manner to participants, families, coworkers and supervisors
-Responsible for protecting any confidential information concerning participants, their families and A Helping Hand
-All other duties as assigned
Essential Qualifications: A Helping Hand caregivers must possess the highest degree of integrity, refined communication skills, a passion for working with older adults, and a commitment to superior customer service. A warm and compassionate disposition is essential, as is the natural ability to treat clients with care, respect, and dignity. CNAs must be able to bend, stoop, reach and lift participants; stand and walk for long periods; and move equipment or small pieces of furniture.
Education Requirements: Caregivers must graduate from NA1 competency-based training program and must have a current listing as NA1 on the NC Department of Facilities Services Nurse Aide 1 Registry without substantiated findings.
Special Requirements: Individuals must have a clean driving record, clean background, and current car insurance.
Preference is shown to CNAs with 3-6 months experience.