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​​​​​Thank you for your interest in joining the Home Instead Senior Care team. Below is a list of the open job opportunities in the Des Moines, IA area. To take the next steps in contacting us, please click Apply for the job posting of your choice.

Current Job Openings

414 61st St Suite B
Des Moines, IA 50312
Serving Elkhart, Clive, Johnston, Alleman, Ankeny, Bondurant, Des Moines, Grimes, Mitchellville, Polk City, Runnells, Urbandale, West Des Moines, Berwick, Altoona, Sheldahl

CAREGiver

Job Details

 
CAREGiver $11.00 to $14.00 per hour (plus weekend differential)
 

Are you ready to come to work each day knowing that you've made a difference in the lives of others?  This job is more than just a job, it is a way to give back to your community.  Join our team and help make a difference in the life of a senior.

Our caregivers are the heartbeat of our business and are like family to us at Home Instead Senior Care!


Primary Responsibilities

1. Overall light housekeeping, vacuuming, dusting, etc.
2. Do laundry, change linens and make bed
3. Meal preparation
4. Escort for shopping and appointments
5. Assist with walking; provide a safe bath, range of motion exercises
6. Medication reminders
7. Respite care
 
 
Specialized Care Responsibilities  
 
1. Full bathing or toileting care
2. Regular incontinence care
3. Advanced dementia care as determined through evaluation 
4. Transfer and ambulation assist
 
 
   
 
Additional Responsibilities
1. Uphold core values.
2. Contribute to a positive living climate for the overall quality of life for the client.
3. Treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect.
4. Communicate with the client in a congenial manner.
5. Perform other reasonable, related duties as assigned or requested.
6. Promptly report hours after every shift.
7. Reporting any significant changes in the clients’ needs or living conditions.

Essential Qualifications
1. High school diploma or GED
2. Must be 18 years of age
3. Must pass a criminal background check
4. Must have a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance.
5. Must have reliable consistent means of communication.
6. Personal or professional experience assisting with personal cares (shower, toileting, ambulation)

Special Requirements
1. Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations.
2. Ability to lift no more than 25 pounds, bending, twisting, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling and carrying.

These Position Descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by those assigned to these positions. This is not a comprehensive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts and conditions associated with these positions. Live a Better Life, Inc. (d.b.a. an independently owned and operated Home Instead Senior Care franchise) reserves the right to modify this description in the future, with or without notice, to the employee. These Position Descriptions do not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, and employment with the company remains at will. These responsibilities are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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Full time CAREGiver/CNA

Job Details

Home Instead Senior Care is looking for caring and compassionate CAREGivers to become a part of our team and join our mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults throughout our community.  Home Instead Senior Care provides a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity, care and compassion.We currently have two positions open for full time CAREGivers.

 

Basic Responsibilities

Overall light housekeeping, vacuuming, dusting, etc.
Do laundry, change linens and make bed
Meal preparation
Escort for shopping and appointments
Assist with walking; provide a safe bath, range of motion exercises
Medication reminders
Respite care
 
 
Specialized Care Responsibilities  
 
Full bathing or toileting care
Regular incontinence care
Advanced dementia care as determined through evaluation 
Bed Bound Cares



Essential Qualifications
1. High school diploma or GED
2. MUST HAVE AT LEAST 60 HOURS OF AVAILABILITY WITHIN THE HOURS OF 8AM and 8PM
3. Must be 18 years of age
4. Must pass a criminal background check
5. Must have a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance.
6. Must have reliable consistent means of communication.
7. Ability to communicate in English: speaking, reading and writing on an adult level.

Special Requirements
1. Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations.
2. Ability to lift no more than 25 pounds, bending, twisting, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling and carrying.

 

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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Weekend CAREGiver

Job Details

Home Instead Senior Care is looking for caring and compassionate CAREGivers to become a part of our team and join our mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults throughout our community.  Home Instead Senior Care provides a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity, care and compassion.  We currently have two weekend CAREGiver positions available.

 

Basic Responsibilities

Overall light housekeeping, vacuuming, dusting, etc.
Do laundry, change linens and make bed
Meal preparation
Escort for shopping and appointments
Assist with walking; provide a safe bath, range of motion exercises
Medication reminders
Respite care
 
 
Specialized Care Responsibilities  
 
Full bathing or toileting care
Regular incontinence care
Transfer and ambulation assistance
Advanced dementia care as determined through evaluation 
Bed Bound Cares



Essential Qualifications
1. High school diploma or GED
2. Must pass a criminal background check
3. Must have a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance.
4. Must have reliable consistent means of communication.
5. Ability to communicate in English: speaking, reading and writing on an adult level.

Special Requirements
1. Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations.
2. Ability to lift no more than 25 pounds, bending, twisting, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling and carrying.

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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