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Looking for a more meaningful income? I have the perfect job that could get you just that. FullTime help caring for a senior. Someone that enjoys listening to stories. A senior sometimes needs a little help remembering to take their meds or brush their hair. Simple things that we take for granted could make someone else's day. It's time to give back to our elders. Why not be part of that?

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. As a CAREGiver, you provide a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their homes. These services 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 the following:
  • Providing companionship and conversation
  • Providing stabilization and assistance with walking
  • Preparing meals and cleaning up meal related items
  • Providing medication reminders and appointment reminders
  • Alzheimer's Care
Home Helper

Home Helper services generally involve light housekeeping, errands or incidental transportation. The primary responsibilities of Home Helper services include the following:
  • Performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, etc.)
  • Washing and ironing laundry
  • Running errands
  • Accompanying clients to appointments
Personal Care

Personal Care services are personal in nature and often include assistance with activities of daily living. The primary responsibilities of Personal Care services include the following:
  • Assisting with bathing
  • Assisting with grooming
  • Assisting with toileting and incontinence issues
Secondary Responsibilities
Secondary responsibilities include 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
 
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 or a client’s vehicle.
 
Potential Schedules
We are a business which operates 24/7 and 365 days a year. The CAREGiver position provides opportunities for a variety of shifts, including overnight.
 
Essential Qualifications
An individual must possess the minimum education, experience and skills to perform the primary and secondary responsibilities the job requires.
Additional qualifications include:
  • Speaking and hearing English clearly in person and on the telephone.
  • Reading and writing English on an adult level.
  • Ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel, and reach
  • 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
  • Ability to hear alarms on equipment, to hear clients or other calls and ability to hear instructions from department staff and/or client family members.
 
Description of Physical Demands:
 
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
(% of time)
NEVER
(0%)
OCCASSIONALLY
(1-30%)
FREQUENTLY
(31%-66%)
Sit   X  
Stand     X
Walk     X
Bend/Stoop     X
Squat     X
Twist   X  
Crawl   X  
Climb   X  
Reach above Shoulder     X
Kneel     X
Balance   X  
Lift or Carry      
1-10 lbs     X
11-20 lbs     X
21-40 lbs   X  
41-60 lbs   X  
61 or more lbs   X  
Push or Pull   X  
 

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

Application Process:
  1. Answer all questions on application.
  2. Complete the CAREGiver Assessment following the completion of the application.
  3. Please do not contact the office about your application, as we have a large volume of applicants. We will contact you either way regarding the status of your application and your potential employment with Home Instead Senior Care.
Post Job Offer:
  1. If you accept the position you will be required to pick up an employment packet at the office. Appointment times will be scheduled to pick up your packet. You will take the packet home with you to read and complete the necessary employment forms and then be asked to return those forms with you on the day of Orientation and CAREGiver Development Class.
  2. In addition, you will be required to submit the following:
  • Current Driver's License or State ID
  • Social Security Card or Authorization to work in the United States
  • Proof of Automobile Insurance
  • A profile picture will be taken during Orientation and CAREGiver Development Class
  • Upon hire, you must be willing to submit to a TB Skin Test and then annually thereafter.
We have a variety of shifts available with competitive pay and benefits.  Find out more about this fulfilling career opportunity at https://www.homeinstead.com/772 or call 615-567-7647.

Work available in Franklin, Columbia, Lewisburg and Brentwood areas.

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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