CAREGiver

Home Instead Senior Care
Job Description
CAREGIVER JOB DESCRIPTION
 
As a CAREGlver, you provide a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their homes.
 
These services generally fall under three categories:

    Companionship - Companionship services are those that stimulate, encourage and assist an individual.
 
The primary responsibilities of Companionship services include the following:
  •    Providing companionship and conversation
  •    Providing stabilization and assistance with walking
  •    Preparing meals and cleaning up meal-related items
  •    Providing medication reminders and appointment reminders

Home Helper   - Home Helper services generally involve light housekeeping, errands or incidental transportation.
 
The primary responsibilities of Home Helper services include the following:
  •  Performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning  bathrooms, kitchens, etc.)
  •  Washing  and ironing laundry
  •   Running errands
  •   Accompanying  clients to appointments

  Personal Care - 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
  •  Assisting with grooming
  •  Assisting with toileting and incontinence issues


Secondary responsibilities include the following:
  •  Contributing to a positive living environment to enhance a client's quality of life
  •  Performing other reasonable duties as assigned
  •  Reporting hours according to office policy
  •  Reporting any significant changes in a client's needs or living conditions      
  •  Regularly communicating with supervisor and office staff
 

Essential Qualifications

An individual must possess the minimum education, experience, and skills to perform the
primary and secondary responsibilities the job requires.     
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Additional qualifications include:
  • Ability to lift, push or pull 25 pounds  Ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel, and reach
  • Ability to withstand exposure to dust, mold, mildew and cleaning solutions
  • 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
 
Special Qualifications:   Ability to drive or take public transportation to client locations
 
Potential Qualifications
The CAREGiver position may require you to run errands and provide incidental transportation for a client using your vehicle or a die lifts vehicle.
 

Potential Schedules

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


 Link to apply: http://hisc677.clearcareonline.com/apply

Once we receive your application, it may take a couple of weeks for processing but you are welcome to follow-up. If you have any issues or questions, please call the appropriate office listed below.

DESOTO COUNTY AREA: Please contact Jessica Heimbuch in the Desoto office with questions  (662) 349-1310.
 
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