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 Objective:

Home Instead Senior Care CAREGivers provide a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their homes. These services are meant to enhance the quality of life for seniors. Home Instead Senior Care CAREGivers help clients and their families meet the challenges of aging with dignity, pride, care and compassion.

About You:

Are you passionate about helping seniors and looking for a rewarding career where you'll make a positive difference in the lives of others? Are you wanting to work long-term for an employer who will support you and cares about you as much as its clients? If yes then Home Instead Senior Care could be the team for you! We have casual part-time positions available and are able to give you the flexibility needed to get the perfect work/life balance. Currently there is a much needed demand for CAREGivers who have a valid driver's license and reliable vehicle to transport clients to appointments, errands, etc.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reflect the core values of Royal Duchess Elder Care Ltd. d.b.a Home Instead Senior Care
  • Contribute to a positive living environment to enhance a client’s quality of life
  • Document daily activities and report any significant changes in a client’s needs or living conditions
  • Maintain regular communication with supervisor and office staff
  • Provide Companionship & Home Helper services which could include:
    • Companionship and conversation
    • Providing stabilization and assistance with walking
    • Preparing meals and cleaning up meal-related items
    • Providing medication reminders and appointment reminders
    • Performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, etc.)
    • Washing and ironing laundry
    • Running errands
    • Accompanying clients to appointments
  • Provide Personal Care services which could include:
    • Assisting with bathing
    • Assisting with grooming
    • Assisting with toileting and incontinence issues
  • Provide Specialized services which could include:
    • Advanced Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care
    • Hospice Care
    • Couple Care

Secondary Responsibilities: 

  • Participate in company sponsored training and social events including CAREGiver meetings
  • Report hours according to office policy & communicate changes in availability in a timely manner
  • Document client information in Client Journal
  • May require you to run errands and provide incidental transportation for a client using your vehicle or a client’s vehicle.
  • Perform other reasonable duties as assigned

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Ability to lift, push or pull 25 pounds
  • Ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel and reach
  • Possess valid identification and driver’s license (if applicable)
  • Possess valid auto insurance (if applicable)
  • Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity, respect and confidentiality
  • Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations
  • Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner 

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