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CAREGiver at Home Instead

CAREGiver

Home Instead Metairie, LA Full Time
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CAREGiver Job Description
 
The in-home senior care industry is booming right now and Home Instead is looking for CAREGivers.
Some perks of being a CAREGiver with us right now:
  • We are the largest home care company in the world, caring for the most seniors and employing the most caregivers globally.
  • This year (2020), Times-Picayune and nola.com ranked us as one of the top mid-sized companies to work for in the Greater New Orleans area.
  • Ask about our 90 Day Incentive!
  • Health Insurance Benefits
  • Up to 10hrs paid vacation
  • 401k
  • CNA Certification
  • Paid Training
  • Continuing education 
  • Support line for mental health
  • In-office Virtual Training
  • Offer flexible scheduling 
  • Referral bonus
  • Holiday pay
  •  

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
An individual must:
 
  • be at least 21 years old
  • possess a high school diploma or GED
  • have a minimum of 1 year of related work experience, either personal or professional
  • have a 'spot free' Criminal Background and Motor Vehicle Check
  • have a valid Driver's License and Automobile Insurance.


As a CAREGiver, you provide a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their homes.  While working independently with seniors, the services you perform generally fall under three categories:
  • Companionship
  • Home Helper
  • Personal Care

COMPANIONSHIP 
Companionship services are those that stimulate, encourage and assist an individual.  The primary responsibilities of Companionship services include:
  • 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:
  • performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, etc.)
  • washing and ironing laundry
  • running errands
  • accompanying clients to appoinments

PERSONAL CARE
Personal Care services are personal in nature and often include assistance with activities of daily living.  The primary responsibilites of Personal Care services inlcude assitance with:
  • bathing
  • grooming
  • toileting and incontinence issues

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Secondary repsonsibilities inlcude 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

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
An individual must be able to meet the following qualifications:
  • ability to work autonomously
  • ability to lift, push or pull 25 punds
  • abilty to bend, twist, stoop, kneel and reach
  • abilty 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 enviroments and locations
  • abilty 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 and a client's vehicle

POTENTIAL SCHEDULES
The CAREGiver position provides opportunities for a variety of shifts, including overnight.   
 Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.
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