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Personal Care Aide

Company: Home Instead
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Part-Time CAREGiver Position DescriptionAs a Part-Time CAREGiver, an employee provides a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their homes. These services generally fall under four categories:CompanionshipHome HelperPersonal CareAlzheimer's & Dementia CareCompanionship services are those that stimulate, encourage and assist an individual. The primary responsibilities of Companionship services include the following:Providing companionship and conversationProviding stabilization and assistance with walkingPreparing meals and cleaning up meal-related itemsProviding medication reminders and appointment remindersHome 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 laundryRunning errandsAccompanying clients to appointmentsPersonal 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 bathingAssisting with groomingAssisting with toileting and incontinence issuesAlzheimer's & Dementia Care services are based upon specialized training which maximizes the ability of both the CAREGiver and Client to cope with the ramifications of this family of degenerative diseases. The primary responsibilities of Alzheimer's & Dementia Care services include the following:Possess an understanding of the disease and its effect on clients and their familiesMonitor and optimize the physical environment to be supportive and safeMaintain effective communication and manage difficult behavior using specialized techniquesAssist in activities of daily living to preserve and maximize independence and dignitySecondary Responsibilities include the following:Contributing to a positive living environment to enhance a client's quality of lifePerforming other reasonable duties as assignedReporting hours according to office policyReporting any significant changes in a client's needs or living conditionsRegularly communicating with supervisor and office staffAttend all monthly in-services and quarterly meetingsEssential QualificationsThe employee must understand and uphold the policies and procedures established by Solicitude, Inc., (d.b.a. an independently owned and operated Home Instead franchise). An individual must possess the minimum education, experience and skills to perform the primary and secondary responsibilities the job requires.Additional qualifications include:Ability to lift, push or pull 25 poundsAbility to bend, twist, stoop, kneel, and reachAbility to withstand exposure to dust, mold, mildew and cleaning solutionsAbility to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respectAbility to adapt to various living environments and locationsAbility to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial mannerAbility to present a professional appearance and demeanorSpecial QualificationsAbility to driveMust have a valid and unsuspended WI Driver's LicenseMust possess valid auto insuranceMust have a serviceable Vehicle with which to provide incidental transportation servicesMust have a minimum open availability of at least 16 hours per week (spread across at least two days per week in blocks of availability of 4 hours or longer)A part-time CAREGiver is defined as a CAREGiver who has indicated a preference of less than 31 hours of work per week.Employee WagesPart-Time CAREGivers will earn $10-$16.25 per hour. Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.PM20Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

Keywords: Home Instead, Milwaukee , Personal Care Aide, Other , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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