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Personal Care Aide

Home Instead Senior Care - Schenectady/Albany Schenectady Part-Time
$13.00 - $14.50 / hour
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Personal Care Aide

At Home Instead Senior Care, Personal Care Aides play a very important role in helping clients achieve their goal to stay in their own homes safely for as long as possible. As a Personal Care Aide, you would be responsible for providing services to promote and maintain independence for seniors in their own homes. Duties include but are not limited to; facilitating personal care tasks as required, providing safety oversight, light housekeeping duties and transportation for our clients in the community.

Personal Care Aides are required to routinely report to their nursing supervisor to assure that the client’s needs are being met and the services provided are preformed competently and safely according to the client’s specific plan of care.

Personal Care duties include but are not limited to;

-Bathing Client (Shower, bath or bed bath)

-Skin Care

-Grooming (Hair, teeth and nails)


-Peri Care

-Assist with walking, transferring and positioning while encouraging the use of adaptive equipment

-Assist with self-administration of medication

-Assist or facilitate feeding during mealtimes

In addition to providing personal care, other duties include;

-General housekeeping tasks

-Preparing meals

-Transportation and/or running errands

-Safety and accident prevention

-Follow all special precautions specific to client’s plan of care

Benefits of working for Home Instead Senior Care:

Working for a company that truly cares about you and fosters success in your health care career

Competitive Pay-Rates

Health/Dental/and Vision Insurance available for those who qualify

Paid Orientation, Alzheimer’s and Hospice Training

Success Coaches available to assist with navigating a variety of life’s obstacles

Paid Quarterly CAREGiver Meetings

Mileage Reimbursement for transportation and errands

Paid Travel Time between cases (up to an hour)

Employee Recognition Programs and Monthly Prize Incentives

Advancement opportunities available

401k with matching available after a year for those who qualify

We have an excellent reputation in our community, so you can wear your stylish Home Instead uniform t-shirts with pride!

Home Instead is an EOE/AA Disability/Veteran

Qualifications for a Personal Care Aide position with Home Instead Senior Care are:

Be compassionate and empathetic to seniors and their families  

Build and maintain professional relationships by being reliable, responsible and respectful to others

Must be 18 years of age or older

Possess a valid driver’s license and your own car insurance

Obtain and provide copies of all required medical paperwork

Pass a background check and drug test as part of the hiring process

Provide a copy of your Personal Care Aide certification obtained through an approved training program

Recommended skills

Personal Care
Self Motivation
Skin Care
Vehicle Insurance
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