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Certified Nursing Assistant
Req Code:2021:4111-006
County:New Castle County, DE
Location:4111-Bennett House GH
Schedule:On Call
Job Description/Essential Functions:

Horizon House is a nationally recognized provider of services to adults with support needs due to developmental disabilities, behavioral health issues, and substance abuse. Horizon House is Pennsylvania’s oldest psychiatric rehabilitation agency. Since 1952, Horizon House has been dedicated to helping people with mental illness, drug and alcohol addictions, developmental/intellectual disabilities, and homelessness to stabilize their lives and to assist them to live as independently as possible in a community based setting. With over 100 locations throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania and the state of Delaware, Horizon House provides services to a diverse population focusing on individual strength and choice.

We are seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant to join our Behavioral Health Services Division at our Wilmington, Delaware location. Some duties would include the following:

  • To provide direct care and supervision to participants in the residential group home setting.
  • To ensure a safe, healthy, secure and recovery oriented environment, which promotes growth and development.
  • To facilitate participant growth and development toward independence in self-care, daily living, socialization and community integration.
  • To participate in the development and implementation of the participants’ recovery plans.
Job Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED required with current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the state of Delaware.
  • Ability to respond to disruptive behavior.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Knowledge and ability to provide hands on assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with and acceptable driving record.


  • Requires the ability to lift, carry, fold, bend, kneel, stack, stoop, which includes direct intervention with participants.
  • Ability to climb and descend stairs.
  • Possess manual dexterity and fine motor skills.
  • Requires crisis intervention techniques in crisis situations.

Horizon House offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including medical and dental, (9) nine paid holidays and generous time off, tax shelter annuity, retirement saving plan, tuition reimbursement and the opportunity for advancement.

To be considered an applicant for this position please complete the pre-employment application by going to www.hhinc.org/careers.

Horizon House is an Equal Opportunity Employer- M/F/V/Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


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