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Companion/ Homemaker

Company: Comfort Keepers - Waterford
Location: Old Lyme
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

At Comfort Keepers, you will spend your days providing joy, friendship and at-home health care services to seniors and other adults in need of some extra help.As a caregiver, you will allow a senior the familiarity and comfort of staying in their own home without compromising their medical and non-medical care. In addition to maintaining a seniors health and wellbeing, you will work to provide positive experiences that enhance the quality of his or her life.Companionship care and personal care opportunities available. Competitive rates!Sign on Bonus!Caregiver RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides companionship to those individualsconversation and emotional reassurance.
  • Provides friendlyassistance to assure a safe, protected, and orderly environment.
  • Supports with daily activities including but not limited to: dressing guidance, grooming, meal preparation, medication reminders, running errands, laundry and light housekeeping.
  • Provides transportation to doctors appointments, beauty shops, etc.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication and a professional relationship with clients, family members, and co-workers.
  • Perform duties as assigned on thecare service plan.Successful Caregiver applicants will meet the following requirements:
    • Minimum high school diploma or GED required
    • Valid Driver's License, Automobile Insurance, and reliable vehicle
    • Submit to Criminal Background Investigation, Motor Vehicle Driving Record
    • Submit to Pre-Employment Drug ScreeningPreferred qualifications:
      • PCA, HHA, and CNA license or at least one year of professional caregiving experience
      • Open availability strongly preferredAs for our safety and protocols regarding COVID-19 and our caregivers:
        • Our staff is trained in infectious disease control.
        • Our caregivers will not care for those who exhibit signs of or have been tested positive for the virus as a safekeeping measure for themselves and for their other clients and families.
        • Our caregivers have an established protocol to stay home if they are ill with any sickness so as to not infect any of our clients or their family members.
        • Our staff follows hygiene procedures directed by the CDC, including vigorous and frequent handwashing with soap and water, use of sanitizing gels (with 70% alcohol level or higher), use of disinfectant wipes to frequently wipe down surfaces, proper coughing and sneezing techniques, disposal of any items that may have virus or bacteria, and much more.
        • If any of our staff or their clients should show signs of COVID-19, we will report, isolate and quarantine, as necessary, abiding by national and local guidelines.Start your rewarding Caregiver career today. Apply now!Comfort Keepers of New London serves New London, East Lyme, Mashantucket, Ledyard, Groton, Mystic, Niantic, Oakdale, Old Lyme, Stonington, Uncasville, Waterford, Centerbrook, Deep River, Salem, Durham, East Haddam, Essex, Haddam, Higganum, Ivorton, Middlefeild, Middletown, Moodus, Old Saybrook. This position may require travel to one or more of these areas.

Keywords: Comfort Keepers - Waterford, New England , Companion/ Homemaker, Other , Old Lyme, Northeast

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