Jobs that Lead to Rewarding Careers Helping Others in New Jersey
Assisting Hands® Home Care offers our clients personalized non-medical caregiving services in their homes. Our caregivers provide the elderly, disabled, and others needing assistance the option to maintain their independence and quality of life by assisting with their daily needs, avoiding falls, preventing medication errors, and addressing Alzheimer/dementia concerns.
Our services support the individual’s preferences in order to maintain their dignity and independence. We assist seniors, children, and the disabled in a spirit of concern for their welfare, gaining satisfaction and a sense of pride for the value that we add to their lives. If you are as passionate about helping others as we are, we’d love to talk with you about joining our team!
"Our caregiver Regina has integrated into our family and has been with us for three years. [Assisting Hands] has been caring and they find good people.”
Client, who has a live-in caregiver for his wife
“The [office staff always] explains the case to me to let me know what I am going into. They don’t send me to a case that I am not aware of.”
“Everything was beneficial about [training]. I always learn something. They say thank you all the time when they talk to me. They recognize me. I like my clients and I like that they call every day about the virus and see if my clients are okay.”
“They are very understanding, they work with me, and they are very flexible with my work schedule such as what I can and can’t do. They always tell me every day that they appreciate me.”
“The training is good, we receive training every month and I learn a lot. The most recent one was about dementia. [Communication with the office] is perfect, it is good. They make you understand what they are talking about and they talk to you.”
“I like the in-service training because they reach out to me to make sure I am knowledgeable. The [office staff] are grateful. They have packages and make sure I have my stuff to work with like gloves and hand sanitizer. They reach out to me and say the office is always open to me. I have good communication with the staff. I get a note whether it’s verbal or on the phone and I am welcome to go to the office. They send me texts and I always get reminders. They remind me the day before I work.”
“I would rate Assisting Hands higher if I could because they treat me as a friend, they are very nice. The office staff is like my sisters and my brothers, anytime I have a problem I just call them and they help me.”
Current Career Openings
Certified Caregiver NJ CHHA
Have a meaningful impact and make a difference in someone’s life helping them remain happy and at home. Assisting Hands Home Care has immediate openings for certified caregivers (CHHA) to join our growing team. Our caregivers always provide top-notch care and put the clients personal care, safety and daily needs as their top priority. They provide assistance to people who need physical or emotional support at the client’s location. Caregivers are friendly, organized and go above and beyond to make sure their client feels like they are a part of the ever-growing Assisting Hands family.
We offer flexible schedules and do our best to match caregivers with local clients.
Reports To: Director of Nursing and Office Manager
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Help clients with personal hygiene, bathing, dressing, and other daily tasks.
- Meal preparation.
- Help with general light housekeeping.
- Perform basic healthcare tasks such as basic medication reminders and taking vitals.
- Assist client with making appointments and to arrange transportation as well, caregiver may provide transportation if they choose.
- Work closely with other in-home care professionals such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, or nurses that the client may have services with.
- Observe and report client’s conditions and any changes.
- Maintain in-service education with training provided by employer.
- Promotes psychosocial well-being through meaningful relationships.
- Practices safety, infection control, and standard precautions.
- Ensure client safety at all times.
- NJ CHHA Certification required and in good standing with the New Jersey Board of Nursing.
- HS diploma required.
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Must pass an extensive criminal background check.
- Must have reliable transportation.
- Must provide two personal references and two work references.
- Must have good personal hygiene.
- Must be able to physically do light housekeeping.
Direct Support Professional
Do you love helping others and making a difference in people’s lives?
Assisting Hands Home Care is hiring Direct Support Professionals in Monmouth, Ocean and Mercer Counties. We are looking for happy, caring, and friendly individuals to join our team!
Direct Support Professionals provide community and support services for developmentally disabled individuals. This includes Individual Supports and Community Based Supports.
Our goal is to provide the best quality services to each person and family we serve. Each one has their own unique needs that our employees help fulfill in the comfort of their home.
- Flexible scheduling; Monday-Friday and weekends (as necessary)
- Full-time and part-time hours available
- This is NOT an overnight or live-in position
Job Duties and Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:
- Assist with daily living and activities; and help individuals integrate into the community
- Help promote independence, social skills, self-care, and development
- Assist individuals in services outside of the participants home, including recreational activities
- Provide basic training of tech and communication skills
- Provide job coaching services
- Transport individuals to and from their homes, activities, appointments, etc.
- Maintain confidentiality and privacy of all patient information compliant to HIPAA law and regulations
- Other duties as assigned
- Must have DSP certification or willing to obtain it with paid training
- Must love working with and helping people
- Must be over 18 years of age or older
- High school diploma or equivalent
- A valid driver’s license and up-to-date vehicle insurance in the state of NJ
- Clean driving record
- Flexible schedule
- Employee must comply with state regulations as necessary
- Employee must cooperate with state regulations and NJ Department staff in any inspection or investigation
- Pass state and federal background checks
- First Aid and CPR certification
- Exercise good judgement and use common sense
- Remain calm in crisis situations
- Work with people of varying needs and skill sets
- Undergo initial and ongoing training as necessary
Assisting Hands Home Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.