AWARE recognizes that benefits are an important part of a total compensation package and give employees the opportunity to make selections that best meet their needs.
Permanent employees who work at least 30 hours per week are eligible for coverage after successful completion of the probation period that includes: 401 K retirement, holiday, and paid leave. Eligible employees and dependent children also qualify for health insurance, health savings account, supplemental life insurance, and accidental death and dismemberment after a 60-day period.
Relief staff are not eligible for the above listed employee benefits, except for the 401K Plan, which is available after the six-month probation.
An added advantage of pretax is that premium payments you contribute for your benefits are automatically paid on a pretax basis. When you pay for your benefits with pretax dollars, you are actually reducing your taxable income.
Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment
Health savings account
Dependent life insurance
401 K retirement
Flexible spending account
Premium paid holiday
Some benefit programs require contributions from employees, but many are paid by the employer.
Health Insurance Plan Options
When you are eligible, you can enroll yourself and eligible dependents in a health insurance plan, with a term life insurance policy, that comes with a health savings account option. AWARE pays a portion of premium costs for any health plan chosen.
Supplemental Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance
Health Insurance enrollment includes Life Insurance and Accidental Death or Dismemberment disability benefits. An employee must carry dependent health insurance coverage in order for his or her dependents to be eligible for the life insurance benefit.
Health Savings Account
A Health Savings Account is an account that is owned by the individual and created from pre-tax contributions that can be used tax free as long as the distributions are used for qualified medical expenses.
401 K Retirement
AWARE is committed to helping you succeed not only at work, but in retirement with a 401K Retirement Plan. Pre-tax contributions are automatically taken from salary which gives your plan the potential to generate earnings, tax-deferred. AWARE may also offer “matching” contributions to your Plan account.
AWARE has developed an extensive training program in order to assure the safety and well-being of its clients and employees, in addition to assuring quality care. All required training and testing will be completed at the employer’s expense.
Paid Time Off
The Paid Time Off is designed primarily for your rest and relaxation. This program allows you to manage your own time away from work, whether it is used for sick, personal, holiday, or vacation time. Paid Time off is available after completing six months of service and accrues according to length of employment and/or work hours granted.
Employees are provided with eight premium paid holidays each calendar year.
AWARE offers all employees the convenience of direct deposit. Employees are encouraged to have their semi-monthly paycheck direct deposited to the bank of their choice. Direct deposit is a safe, hassle free way to get checks deposited and avoid standing in line at the bank!
Other benefits for which you may be eligible include:
AWARE paid training
Leave of absence
Military reserve training leave/pay
Social Security/Medicare contributions
Transitional return to work program
- Tuition reimbursement
Workers’ compensation insurance
A human resources representative can provide you with more information on these and other programs.
This information contains the highlights of the benefit options available through the AWARE. This information is intended to be only a summary to help you in understand the benefits available. Not all plan provisions, limitations and exclusions are included here. In the event of any conflict between the information contained in this document, the documents’ summary and descriptions and insurance contracts will govern.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does “OPEN UNTIL FILLED” mean?
If an application deadline reads “Open until filled,” a department is accepting applications until the position is filled, and the vacancy may close without notice. If you have interest in a position, it is highly recommended you apply as soon as you see the announcement. If you apply after the specified “initial review date,” there is no guarantee that your application will be reviewed.
Can I apply for more than one job at a time?
Yes. Only one AWARE application is needed. Positions you are interested in can be listed in the “Position applying for” section of the application.
Can I apply for more than one community at a time?
Yes. Only one AWARE application is needed. Communities you are interested in can be listed in the “City/Town of position applying for” section of the application.
Do I have to fill out all portions of the application if I attach a resume?
Yes. To receive full consideration, you need to completely fill out each section of the application, even if you attach a resume.
Can I attach a resume or cover letter to my application?
Yes. Please feel free to attached a resume, cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of degree and/or transcripts, or any other document that will verify your information
How do I know that you have received my application?
Once you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation email within a few hours. If you do not receive a confirmation email after a few hours, check your spam or junk folder. Some email accounts read generated emails as spam and filter them out of your inbox.
How long after I apply might I be called for an interview?
The manager will notify applicants directly if they are selected for an interview. The time varies from 2 to 4 weeks depending on the service conducting the search.
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