Caregiver

November 13, 2015

 

CAREGIVER POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

With a career as a CAREGiver at Home Instead Senior Care, you can help families by offering individualized care for their aging loved ones. You’ll share your unique talents and experiences to help seniors stay independent at home, instead of anywhere else.

 

As a CAREGiver, you will help with non-medical tasks such as the following:

  • Performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, etc.)

  • Washing and ironing laundry

  • Running errands

  • Providing companionship and conversation

  • Providing stabilization and assistance with walking

  • Preparing meals and cleaning up meal-related items

  • Providing medication reminders and appointment reminders

 

We also provide personal care services. Personal Care services are personal in nature and often include assistance with activities of daily living.  The primary responsibilities of Personal Care services include the following:

  • Assisting with bathing/showering/ sponge bathing

  • Assisting with grooming

  • Assisting with toileting and incontinence issues

 

Essential Qualifications

An individual must possess the minimum education, experience and skills to perform the primary and secondary responsibilities the job requires.

 

Additional qualifications include:

  • Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect

  • Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations

  • Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner

  • Dependable and reliable

  • Clear Criminal Records and Vulnerable Sector Check

  • Certification in First Aid/CPR

  • Personal Care experience is considered an asset

  • 6 references professional and character

 

Potential Schedules

The CAREGiver position provides opportunities for a variety of shifts, including overnights.

 

If this sounds like a great opportunity that you would like to pursue, please apply in one of the following ways:

 

Online: https://hisc3008.clearcareonline.com/apply/

 

Email: Submit your resume to recruitment@homeinstead.com

 

Phone: (902) 429-2272

 

Fax: (902) 429-0318

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