CNA/HHA - Resident Care Associate in Hamden, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 7/3/2024

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    35 Hamden Hills Drive
    Hamden, CT
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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  • Community/Location
    Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden

Job Description

Connect with your calling. Join, stay, and grow with Benchmark.

Joining the Benchmark Senior Living team means putting your passion to work. Our diverse and skilled workforce takes immense pride in a shared commitment: a devotion to providing caring and dedicated service. We invite you to connect with your calling, find purpose in your career, and gain lifelong relationships through the power of human connection by transforming the lives of seniors!


Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden is looking for a compassionate CNAs and Home Health Aides to join our team! As a Resident Care Associate (CNA/HHA), your main role will be to deliver care to our residents within a warm, comfortable, and home-like environment. 

Employment Status: Full-Time or Part-Time

Schedule: 1st Shift (7am-3pm) and 2nd Shift (3pm-11pm)


CNA Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assisting residents with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and toileting
  • Documenting care provided and reporting any changes in resident health or behavior to appropriate staff.
  • Engaging residents in meaningful activities and providing emotional support.
  • Utilizing customer service skills to ensure that residents receive exceptional and meaningful care.
  • Other duties as needed


We believe in offering our employees meaningful benefits. Below is a sampling of the benefits we offer our associates.

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield 
  • Spring Health and aHealthyMe Wellness Programs
  • 401(k) 
  • Company Sponsored Life insurance and Long-Term Disability 
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Associate Referral Program
  • Culture Compensation & Spot Bonuses
  • Vacation and Health & Wellness paid time off.
  • Up to 10 Holidays
  • and more!

Job Requirements

CNA Requirements:

  • Valid CNA license or HHA certificate issued in Connecticut
  • Prior experience in an assisted living community. Memory care experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrates proficiency at reading and understanding a Resident Care Service Plan or assignment (e.g., ADLs and introductory visits)
  • Previous experience working with people with dementia is desired.
  • Willingness to learn!