On Call Homecare CNA Guaranteed 40 hours

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Home Helpers Home Care of Farmington Valley
Bloomfield, CT 06002
United States
Category Farming Jobs
Job Description

Job Description: Full time (described as someone who is paid 40 hours per week) CNA’s primary duty is to be available for regular scheduled shifts as well as be available for emergency on-call shifts during specified hours. Other activities may include training and orienting new caregivers, client visits, start of care for new clients until a long-term replacement caregiver can be identified and occasional assistance with office/admin tasks.  Must have a reliable car and be willing to drive to clients' home within our area of operation.

Must have a certification (CNA, HHA, PCA etc.) and experience assisting the elderly with ADL’s (activities of daily living). Must also have dementia experience.

Schedule: Required to be available (from any location as long as you can be reached and prepared to arrive where you are needed within one hour): Tuesday-Saturday 9 am to 5 pm or Sunday-Thursday 9am-5pm


Guaranteed 40 hours per week pay

Assigned work at $17 - $19 per hour

Any hours worked that are more than 40 hours in a week, will be paid 1.5 regular rate


Holidays present a special challenge because many of our clients still require services and some of our regular aides are unable to work. Aide in this position will be expected to work on holidays (see list of holidays that Home Helpers of Farmington Valley observes). If aide wants to take off one of these holidays, he/she must coordinate in advance with the office. Any hours worked, or on call, on holidays will be paid at 1.5 times the rate. (We make EVERY EFFORT not to call upon our backup aide on special holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving.  We exhaust ALL OPTIONS before we resort to that.)


-Paid sick time
-Weekly mileage stipend
-401K program with company match
-Early paycheck access through our benefit partner Payactiv
-Guaranteed 40 hours a week pay even if you are called upon for less than 40 hours of work

Primary duties and qualifications

Requirements (MUST HAVE):

  • Currently have a valid and active CNA license

  • Have at least 4 plus years’ experience working as a CNA

  • Must have a reliable vehicle

  • Willingness to travel in own car

  • Willingness to work on very short notice

  • Respectful, kind, compassionate and professional demeanor

  • Knowledge of various personal care procedures and techniques

Requirements (PREFERRED):

  • Have dementia experience

  • Good communication skills

  • Hoyer and sera lift experience

  • Past on call experience preferred but not required


  • Fill shifts when other caregivers call out (may be short notice)

  • Provide quality care to new clients until suitable replacement is found

  • Provide training and skill enhancement to caregivers where needed

  • Provide feedback when necessary to supervisors about clients

  • Follow care plan that is provided

  • Assist with the activities of daily living and personal care including but not limited to:

    • Bathing;

    • Mouth care;

    • Dressing;

    • Hair care;

    • Feeding;

    • Toileting;

    • Medication reminding;

    • Skin care; and,

    • Exercise.


  • Accept all shifts offered.  Missing only a maximum of 3 per calendar month

  • Report any planned absences at least one week in advance

  • Be available even during inclement weather

  • Attend orientation and necessary trainings

  • Respond to texts and calls from supervisor in timely manner

  • Send in weekly mileage report in timely manner

Compensation: $20.00 per hour

This franchise is independently owned and operated by a franchisee. Your application will go directly to the franchisee, and all hiring decisions will be made by the management of this franchisee. All inquiries about employment at this franchisee should be made directly to the franchise location, and not to Home Helpers Corporate.