Home Care Assistants
at Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

Date Posted: 9/5/2017

Job Description

If you have a passion for helping people, Home Care Assistants are needed to provide caring services to help those who are in need.  Become a part of a special group of individuals who provide vital care that changes lives, improves the quality of life for so many and creates a compassionate environment to assist those who truly need it.  If you are the type of person who’s looking for a way to make an important contribution to humanity, and brighten the lives of people who need your help, than this position is for you.  Full-time and Part-time position(s) are available to provide home care in Cook County and there are immediate opportunities on the North side of Chicago as well. We will do our best to work with your schedule! We are a faith based not-for-profit organization and are pleased to offer this rewarding opportunity for individuals who have a caring heart. The ideal candidates will be responsible to assist older adults with light housekeeping, meal prep, errands, companionship and other areas of activities of daily living that will help our clients stay in the home that they love! We are looking for compassionate individuals who will build relationships with our clients and members of our team.  We offer a paid training and ongoing education.  If you desire to touch and change lives for the better, please contact us and apply today!

Job Requirements

The ideal candidates must be:

- At least 18 years of age or older;

- Possess a high school diploma or GED;

- Have a minimum of one year experience;

- CNAs are encouraged to apply but NOT required for the position

- Possess homemaker skills and a personable approach with older adults.

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.

Key Words: Social Services, Human Services, Child and Family Services, Personal Care, Medical Health Services, Nursing, Family Therapists, Mental Health, Rehabilitation Services, Child and Youth Services, Services for Elderly, Services for Disabilities, Vocational Rehabilitation, Case Manager, Volunteer, Program Coordinator, Resident Assistance, Program Assistant, Community Support Specialists, Service Coordinator, Manager, Not for Profit, NonProfit, NFP.

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About Us

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) is a not-for-profit social services agency of the three Illinois synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). It serves people of all faiths and all walks of life, including children, families and adults of all ages. Throughout the state, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois touches the lives of tens of thousands of people each year, serving people of all ages, races, religious and economic circumstances.

Whether you are an experienced professional in nursing or child welfare, a recent college grad, reentering the workforce or just starting out, consider a career with LSSI. We serve people in need with over eighty offices throughout the state of Illinois. Be a part of our team- and start making a difference by helping to bring healing, justice and wholeness to people in need.

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