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Core CAREGiver

Home Instead Senior Care Lancaster, PA Full-Time
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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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reflect the core values of FTJOL, LLC. dba: Home Instead Senior Care.
  • Hired to bring presence-driven care with clients for 15 to 40 hours per week.
  • 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 the FTJOL, LLC. 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

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
  • Participate in the quarterly CAREGiver Satisfaction Survey
  • Document client information in Client and Life 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
  • Complete a criminal background check, DMV check, pre-employment drug screen, 3 professional and 3 personal reference checks
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Possess valid auto insurance
  • Possess a reliable form of transportation (car, SUV, etc.)
  • Possess a compatible and active email address.
  • Possess an active ability to connect with the internet.
  • Possess active cell phone connectivity.
  • 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

*No previous experience necessary - skills training provided by Home Instead Senior Care*

We have a variety of shifts available with competitive pay and benefits.  Find out more about this fulfilling career opportunity at homeinstead.com.

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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