Training program offered for Wesley Senior Solutions
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> The Wesley Community recently announced its licensed home care service agency Wesley Senior Solutions will offer potential job candidates the opportunity to obtain their New York State Home Health Aide Certification through a new training program offered on its Saratoga Springs campus.
Wesley Senior Solutions is currently hiring part-time and per diem staff to serve clients in Saratoga, Warren and Schenectady counties.
As a Home Health Aide, individuals will have the opportunity to make a difference in the daily lives of seniors who need personal care services and daily assistance to improve or maintain their quality of life. Successful candidates will be able to develop meaningful and long-term relationships with each client while also strengthening their skills with a variety of on-thejob experiences.
Wesley Senior Solutions is currently seeking qualified candidates to participate in the new certified HHA training program and is accepting applications for the first training class, which will begin on July 29.
Upon successful completion, candidates will be offered a part-time or per diem employment opportunity depending on current case availability at Wesley Senior Solutions.
“Wesley Senior Solutions is looking for dedicated and compassionate candidates to work with seniors who need health care services but wish to remain in the comfort of their own home,” Wesley senior solutions director Sharon O’Sullivan said in a press release. “Our new home health aide training program is the ideal opportunity for any individual looking to make the transition into the healthcare profession. Not only will each candidate receive comprehensive training and state certification, but they will also be rewarded with immediate employment opportunities and comprehensive benefits, for those who qualify, while helping the numerous seniors currently utilizing our services in the community.”
The paid training class, which consists of both classroom and clinical hours, will take place on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. from July 29 through August 13. Applicants must attend all 12 days of training.
Certified home health aides help clients with a variety of needs including: assistance with personal hygiene and skin care; using durable medical equipment such as walking devices; recording weight and vital signs as needed; provide medication reminders; and assisting each client with light housekeeping, errands and miscellaneous household duties.
Wesley Senior Solutions offers a wide array of comprehensive home health care services to meet the needs of individuals on a 24-hour basis, with services provided to Saratoga, Warren and Schenectady counties.
All clients receive a customized plan of care designed to meet their individual needs following a professional in-home nursing assessment. Both longand short-term care options are available.
All candidates interested in applying for the position must have a high school or GED equivalent diploma and be at least 18 years of age. Those interested must have a valid driver’s license, insurance and also have reliable transportation to get to and from clients homes and occasionally transport clients to appointments or outings.
For more information about Wesley Senior Solutions or to apply for the available positions, call (518) 584-1200 or visit wesleyseniorsolutions.recruitpro.com.