Now Hiring – Job with a Purpose
HHA – Mental Health caregivers
Full-Time / Part-Time
Champa Caregivers is looking for a compassionate and empathetic team player willing to make a difference in Portland, OR, and nearby cities.
We are now hiring Mental Health Caregivers, providing home and community based mental health services to individuals with mental illness. Looking for Caregivers who can help achieve the highest quality of life for a person in need. This position requires a high degree of self-initiative and motivation.
Caregiving is an art and a science. Being a Mental Health caregiver enables the patients to stay in their homes and provide support with different tasks such as:
- Help with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, and grooming
- Supervision on medication to take.
- Escorting to appointments when needed.
- Support personal services, monitoring, and documenting clients’ conditions.
- Support clients by providing housekeeping and laundry services.
- Shopping for food and running errands.
- Preparing and serving meals and snacks.
The schedule is flexible, as determined by client needs, and involves driving to client homes or various locations within the community where services are provided.
Your support can enable staying at home safely with their families. It can ease the management of an ongoing medical condition and help avoid unnecessary hospitalization. This is an important role, and we are looking for caring individuals willing to help.
- Mental Health experience.
- Valid driver’s license
- Reliable transportation.
- Car insurance
- Pass Medicaid extensive background check.
- Clean drug test.
- Permission to work in the United States
- Willingness to work flexible hours
- Live near Portland, OR
- Get paid for training
- Flexible Schedules
- Bi-weekly pay
- Referral bonuses provided for exceptional caregiver recruits
- Dental care
- Health insurance after 3 months
- Positive and patient demeanor
- Ability to build rapport with patients
- Ability to handle physical workload
- Written and verbal communication skills
- Positive and friendly attitude
- Caring at heart.
Being a caregiver, it´s an essential and required role throughout the country. We need caregivers who are willing to put themselves in that role to help others. Caring for someone is more than just help, it connects you to your humanity on a deeper level to that person in need. ¿Are you ready to care?
Benefits of Being a Caregiver
- Choose Your Owner Hours – A flexible schedule allows many caregivers a level of autonomy by making their own hours and designating a schedule that works best for them. Some home care workers prefer part-time, some full-time.
- Diversity of Client Experience – Homecare caregivers experience a wide variety of clients with complex needs. There is no “one size fits all” situation. Caregivers have the ability to adapt to different lifestyles, backgrounds, races, and disabilities. Diversity of tasks creates efficiency and effectiveness to keeps caregivers stimulated and can make the job more fulfilling.
- Caregiving is a Helping Profession – It gives you a sense of purpose in the life of the person in need. Providing caregiving to a senior in their home brings enormous benefits to the caregiver and the family member. Often, the presence of a caregiver can allow someone to remain in their own home avoiding assisted living or nursing home care. Fostering independence and improving someone’s quality of life is the goal of caregiving.
- Taking Care of Others – Dealing with the difficult scenarios caregiving presents can be stressful, but working through the tough times can be very rewarding. No one ever thinks of helping others and bringing joy to their lives as a waste of time. It positively impacts the life of the caregiver.
- Learn New Skills and Build a Career – Caring for others helps to develop compassion, empathy, and the ability to connect with people, even in difficult times. Caregivers gain a variety of skills from their experiences and through training opportunities. It also teaches important virtues such as patience, understanding, and loyalty that benefit individuals in both their personal and professional lives.