Matrix Human Services is Educating Children, Supporting Families and Rebuilding Neighborhoods in Detroit.
Operating multiple programs in more than 35 Detroit locations, Matrix provides services to more than 25,000 individuals and families annually and operates the largest Head Start program in Detroit serving more than 1,900 children.
- Being of Service
- Building Relationships
- Always Learning
- Committed to Results
Home Care Workers perform in-home caregiver assistance with activities of daily living (ADL) and routine household tasks to maintain an adequate living environment for older individuals with functional limitations.
- Light housekeeping tasks that include, but are not limited to vacuuming, dusting, washing floors, cleaning bathrooms, washing dishes, and making beds
- Perform grocery shopping and prepare meal, if requested by client?
- Handle laundry at a Laundromat or the home
- If assigned a client approved for personal care services, provide assistance with activities of daily living (ADL) for an individual client including assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, transferring, eating and ambulation
- Daily documentation of client services and submission of monthly reports in a timely manner
- Participate in staff meetings and other meetings as required
- Enhance professional growth and development through in-service training and educational programs
- Adhere to Matrix Human Services policies, procedures, objectives
- Promote Matrix values by demonstrating behaviors supportive of a commitment to quality, client and agency confidentiality, community welfare, respect for clients and co-workers, teamwork, open and effective communication, innovation and education, and efficient and effective resource use
- Performs other duties as assigned
- High school diploma or GED; Certified Nursing Assistant (CAN) preferable
- Home Care Workers who are assigned the responsibility of performing personal care services must be trained for each task to be performed and must have completed a recognized nurse aide training course
- Previous experience performing caregiver tasks, previous experience working with the elderly?
- Valid driver’s license, good driving record, and auto insurance; reliable transportation is required
- Strong work ethic and commitment to quality services for older adults
- A health exam, drug screening; driving record check and police clearance are required
- Knowledge of good housekeeping techniques?
- Skills in operating equipment such as a vacuum, washing machine/dryer, dishwasher and mop
WORKING AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
Work is performed in a senior facility and/or in a senior’s home. Because work is performed in the residence of the client, it is common to drive to several locations, sometimes in inclement weather.
CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND ETHICAL CONDUCT:
- All staff will use data to help achieve program goals; apply techniques and strategies that promote a culture of learning; identify and address gaps that continuously improve our programs
- All personnel of Matrix must adhere to the NASW Code of Ethics and incorporate Continuous Quality Improvement efforts into their everyday performance
- All Head Start employees must adhere to the federal regulations and requirements for Head Start operations including the Program Performance Standards, licensing regulations, and the NAEYC Code of Conduct
- Demonstrate and actively promote an understanding and commitment to the mission and values of Matrix Human Services
Matrix Human Services is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Matrix Human Services is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Michigan law requires that a person with a disability or handicap requiring accommodation to perform the essential duties of the job must notify the employer in writing within 182 days of the date that the need is known or should have been known.