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Caregiver Needed for Specialized Care  -  Part-Time or possible  Full Time

Home Instead Senior Care is looking for caring and compassionate CAREGivers to become a part of our dedicated team. We are searching for the right person to care for a very special client who is post traumatic brain injury. This adult client is  quadriplegic, has limited vocabulary, loves the outdoors and has a very supportive family. This potential candidate must be creative, love movies and think outside the box to engage our client both socially and emotionally.

Home Instead Senior Care provides a variety of non-medical services that allow clients to remain in their home while our specialized Caregivers provide instrumental activities of daily living, and activities of daily living.

Ongoing Shift Scheduling

12 hour shifts 7am -7pm we have both day and night shifts available we are looking for individuals looking to work a minimum of 2 to a maximum 4 shifts per week.

What You Can Expect from Us

  • Competitive wages with the opportunity for raises and incentives
  • A fabulous group of administrative staff to support you in your role
  • The most comprehensive training amongst our competitors, both initial and ongoing
  • Opportunities for access to specialized training and/or ongoing education programs from community partners
  • A wonderful work culture with the opportunity to attend CAREGiver meetings and other special events
  • Ability to work with consistent clients for pre-designated shift times dependent on the client’s needs
  • CAREGiver Referral incentive program

Duties May Include, But Are Not Limited To

  • Companionship and conversation
  • Light housekeeping tasks, laundry and meal preparation
  • Medication, escorting to appointments
  • Assistance with grooming and bathing, feeding & dressing
  • Assistance with toileting and incontinence issues
  • Falls prevention & one-person transfer assistance

Requirements to Be a CAREGiver

  • Ability to treat and care for a special needs individual and their property with dignity and respect
  • Ability to communicate in a friendly and congenial manner
  • Ability to maintain reliable and dedicated attendance
  • Ability to work independently
  • Complete a criminal background check/police vulnerable sector check
  • Ability to lift/move up to 25lbs
  • Ability to manipulate a mechanical overhead Hoyer Lift or be willing to learn
  • First Aid/CPR training is considered an asset
  • Must have reliable transportation and be willing to travel 25min South of Peterborough

Find out more about this fulfilling career opportunity at homeinstead.com.

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