Our mission is empowering people with disabilities, including autism, through education, jobs and homes

If you are an adaptable, creative and caring person who enjoys working as part of a team helping individuals live as independently, and as safely as possible in their community, while planning and engaging in some fun and rewarding activities along the way, then we’d like to talk with you about joining a team of dedicated professional who do just that.

As a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) here at Lifeworks,  you will provide direct care and recreational services to individuals while protecting and enhancing the rights of the individuals in the program. As a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), you will comply with all principles of Human Rights, Disabled Person Protection Commission, and Department of Developmental Services and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission regulations as adhered to by Lifeworks.


  • Provide assistance with personal care (direct care) including but not limited to; bathing, showering, toileting, dressing, grooming and moving and transferring of individuals.
  • Plan and supervise recreational activities in house and in the community with individuals.
  • Take and record vital signs and perform assigned physical therapy exercises.
  • Assist with feeding and monitoring food and liquid input and output.
  • Provide educational training, counseling and physical assistance when necessary to achieve ISP goals.
  • Observe patient, record significant conditions and reactions, and notify Director, Nurse or Physician of patient’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
  • Attend meetings, in-services, significant medical appointments, and case conferences as necessary.

Lifeworks provides a competitive salary for a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and an outstanding benefits package that includes:

  • 75% paid health benefit (per a 40-hour position)
  • Dental Plan by Delta Dental
  • A Dollar for Dollar matching 403(b) retirement plan, up to 3% of your base pay
  • A Company paid LTD and life insurance package
  • 4 weeks of earned time off
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Need to reduce your student loan debt? Lifeworks, Inc. is a qualified employer under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, which means that you may be able to have a portion of your federal student loans forgiven after meeting certain eligibility requirements of the PSLF program.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and nursing assistant certification.
  • Personal vehicle
  • Valid driver’s license (in State of residency) required
  • All candidates must be able to successfully pass a CORI, reference, multi-state background and driving record check.

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 Hourly

Location: Natick

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