CAREGiver I (No Experience Necessary)

970 N Kalaheo Ave Suite C-200, Kailua, HI 96734


Home Instead CAREGivers provide a variety of non-medical services that allow aging adults to remain in their homes. These services are meant to enhance the quality of life for aging adults. Home Instead CAREGivers help clients and their families meet the challenges of aging with dignity, respect, care and compassion.

We are searching for compassionate individuals who want to use their life experience and interests to change the face of aging! Here are some of the many benefits of this rewarding career as a CAREGiver:

  • Paid Orientation and Training
  • Wages after Orientation & Training starting at $14.50/hour
  • Healthcare, Dental, Vision benefits available
  • Cash Bonuses for referrals
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Ongoing support in the field
  • Additional training programs

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reflect the core values of Kukui NKupuna, LLC, d.b.a. an independently owned and operated Home Instead franchise.
  • 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 and timely communication with supervisor and office staff
  • Perform services based on the assessment of the client’s needs
  • Provide Companionship & Home Helper services, including but not limited to:
    • Companionship and engagement
    • Preparing, serving, and cleaning up meals and snacks
    • Providing oral medication, hydration, and appointment reminders
    • Providing reminders about recommended exercises and nutrition
    • Performing routine housecleaning tasks (sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms – toilets, sinks, showers, bathtubs, cleaning kitchens, washing dishes, disposing of rubbish, etc.)
    • Care of clothing and linens, including washing, drying, and ironing laundry and mending clothing
    • Running errands (shopping for food, household supplies, clothing, other personal essentials, and picking up medications, etc.)
    • Accompanying clients to medical appointments, nutritional or recreational programs, and community engagement activities
    • Provide respite for family caregivers
  • Provide Specialized services, including but not limited to:
    • Alzheimer’s care
    • Other dementia care
    • Parkinson’s care
    • Behavior management
    • Couples care
    • Hospice support services (provide our non-medical scope of services in coordination with and support of Hospice in the home)

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Document client care both on paper and electronically
  • Report work hours according to office policy & communicate changes in availability in a timely manner
  • Participate in company-sponsored, ongoing training and social events including CAREGiver meetings
  • Perform other reasonable duties as assigned

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Ability to treat and care for clients and their property in a professional manner
  • Ability to communicate with clients, their ‘Ohana, and the office in a friendly and congenial manner
  • Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, twist, stoop, kneel, and reach
  • Ability to withstand exposure to dust, mold, mildew and cleaning solutions
  • Complete a fingerprinting and criminal background check, motor vehicle record check, pre-employment drug screen, professional and personal reference checks, and a TB clearance
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and auto insurance (to be an authorized driver for client care)
  • Possess and be able to use a smart phone for electronic documentation

This document describes the general nature and level of work for the position. It is not a comprehensive list of its responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, and conditions. Your employer reserves the right to modify the description in the future with or without notice. The responsibilities for this position are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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