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Homemaker - Community Hospice

Job Details

Job Ref:
Non-Licensed &/or Entry Level
Employment Type:
Per Diem (position has no committed hours and is not benefit eligible)
1110 Prim Rd, Colchester, VT
HHH – Home Health & Hospice LNA/PCA Programs
Job Type:
Primary Shift:
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Hours per Week:
Weekend Needs:
Pay Rate:
$16.08 - $20.53 per hour

Come join our amazing Hospice team at Home Health and Hospice, an affiliate of The University of Vermont Health Network! This role is an excellent client support position for those looking to make a positive impact in the lives of clients and their families during a time of need.   


The Homemaker provides care through assisting clients and their families in their home with non-medical directed home management tasks which include support of the client with light housekeeping, laundry, meal planning and preparation.  

As a Homemaker at the UVM Health Network Home Health & Hospice, you will help people live their fullest lives by providing innovative, high-value, compassionate care. We strive to provide care that is nonjudgmental and honors diversity, recognizes the unique preferences and values of each individual and recognizes the abilities and strengths of each individual. Our staff does their utmost to build trusting relationships based on listening, empathy and understanding, and personify the qualities of excellence and professionalism in all areas of UVM Home Health & Hospice work.

We offer workable schedules, competitive pay, and advanced technology. Every day, we make a difference in the lives of clients, and as a member of our nursing team, so will you!


• High school diploma or working towards completion.

• Must demonstrate and maintain any required competency

• Able to speak, read and write in English

• Be honest, self-directed, possess initiative, display good judgment and a positive attitude toward daily activities

• Have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in written work

• Be able to work cooperatively and in a productive manner with organization’s employees, clients, customers and the general public

• Maintain satisfactory standing with the Adult Abuse Registry, Child Abuse & Neglect Registry, Vermont Criminal Information Center and OIG

• Be free from the illegal use and effects of drugs and alcohol in the workplace

• Be able to carry out the functions of this job without risk of harm to the health and safety of self and others

• Hold a valid driver’s license and have a reliable, registered vehicle with insurance as required by the organization, and appropriate to position


1. Traveling may be required

2. May work in community based settings, and clients’ homes and outdoors

3. May work during non-business hours

4. May experience:

• Hostile and emotionally upset clients, family members, visitors and staff

• Stress due to a demanding profession

• An exposure to blood-borne pathogens

• A variety of environmental exposures such as inclement weather, animals, firearms, tobacco use, dust, and other client based activities and preferences

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