Personal Support Specialist (Pss)

Care & Comfort Bangor , ME 04401

Posted 2 days ago

Personal Support Specialist (PSS)

HELPING PEOPLE STAY IN THEIR HOME,

ONE PATIENT AT A TIME!

*BONUS PROGRAM, FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING AND TRAINING AVAILABLE*

A career opportunity is waiting for you as a PSS at Care & Comfort. Take your first step toward becoming a fully certified PSS or advancing into our other home health positions.

What does a PSS do?

  • Work with clients one-on-one in a home-based or community setting.
  • Assist clients with personal care and hygiene and with household services, such as laundry, light housekeeping and meal preparation.

Requirements

Who can be a PSS?

  • Caring, compassionate helpers
  • High School or equivalent graduates preferred
  • Individuals with a valid Drivers License, current Auto Liability Insurance, and reliable transportation.

How do I apply?

Go to careandcomfort.com/applynow to create an account and fill out our employment application.

Needs change on a regular basis so visit us often!

Who is Care & Comfort?

Care & Comfort is a leading provider of home and behavioral health services. We have five offices across the state: Bangor, Dover-Foxcroft, Presque Isle, Waterville, and Wilton.

Benefits

We offer participation in company-sponsored benefits plans subject to meeting hours and waiting period requirements to include: employer-contributed Health Insurance, voluntary Dental, Short-Term Disability, Life Insurance, and employer-matched 401(K) Retirement Plan.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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