Caregiver - Part Time Overnights

Home Instead Senior Care • Litchfield, IL 62056

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description

Home Instead Senior Care

CAREGiverJob Description

Best Senior Care d/b/a an independently owned and operated Home Instead Senior Care franchise

Home Instead Senior CareCAREGiversprovide 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 CareCAREGivershelp clients and their families meet the challenges of aging with dignity, pride, care and compassion.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Reflect the core values of Best Senior Care, d.b.a. an independently owned and operated Home Instead Senior Care franchise.
  • Contribute to a positive living environment to enhance a clients quality of life
  • Document daily activities and report any significant changes in a clients needs or living conditions
  • Maintain regular communication with supervisor and office staff
  • AllCAREGiversare required to have every other weekend availability
  • Must be willing to travel up to 30 miles from your home to work with clients
  • Must be able to work independently to ensure that all client needs are met during all shifts
  • ProvideCompanionship & Home Helperservices 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
  • ProvidePersonal Careservices which could include:
  • Assisting with bathing
  • Assisting with grooming
  • Assisting with dressing
  • Assisting with toileting and incontinence issues
  • ProvideSpecializedservices which could include:
  • Advanced Alzheimers/Dementia Care
  • Hospice Care
  • And more

Secondary Responsibilities:
  • Participate in company sponsored training and social events includingCAREGivermeetings
  • Report hours according to office policy & communicate changes in availability in a timely manner
  • Participate in bi-annual J.D. Power and Associates Satisfaction Survey
  • Document client information in Client and Life Journal
  • Run errands and provide incidental transportation for a client using your vehicle or client vehicle.
  • Perform other reasonable duties as assigned

Essential Job Requirements:
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Ability to lift, push or pull 25 pounds
  • Ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel, reach, sit on the floor and rise without assistance
  • Complete a criminal background check, DMV check, initial and random drug testing
  • Possess a valid drivers license or state identification
  • Possess valid auto insurance
  • 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 verbally in a friendly, congenial and attentive manner

This document describes the general nature and level of work for the position. It is not a comprehensive list of its responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts and conditions. Your employer reserves the right to modify the description in the future with or without notice. The responsibilities for this position are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Your employer is Best Senior Care, d.b.a. an independently owned and operated Home Instead Senior Care franchise. Your employer is not Home Instead Senior Care.

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.



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