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CAREGiver at Home Instead

CAREGiver

Home Instead Knoxville, TN Full-Time
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Home Instead is looking for motivated caregivers for day and evening shifts. Do you have a compassion for working with elderly people? Are you ready to make a difference in someones life? Please call
865.523.1300
to set up an interview! 

 
Primary Responsibilities:   
  • Providing support and care for elderly people in their homes
  • Contribute to a positive living environment to enhance your client’s quality of life
  • Document daily activities and report any significant changes in your 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.)
    • Doing laundry
    • Running errands
    • Accompanying clients to appointments
    • Mileage paid at $.61 per mile when driving caregiver’s car for client errands
  • Provide Personal Care services which could include:
  • Assisting with bathing
  • Assisting with grooming
  • Assisting with toileting and incontinence issues

Secondary Responsibilities: 

  • Participate in company sponsored training
  • 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 
  • Perform other reasonable duties as assigned

   Benefits of working with Home Instead:

  •     Flexible schedules available
  •     On the job training after new hire orientation
  •     Paid time off (after waiting period)
  •     High sense of achievement and purpose

Essential Job Requirements:
  • Ability to lift, pull 25 pounds
  • Ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel, and reach
  • Possess a valid driver’s license & auto insurance
  • Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect and compassion
  • Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations
  • Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial 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.Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.
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