• Comfort Keepers
  • $23,120.00 -31,450.00/year*
  • Gettysburg, PA
  • Caregiving/Babysitting
  • Full-Time
  • 64 Lefever Street

WHERE: Gettysburg, PA FULL TIME
HOURS: Need availability of 7a - 5p and Every Other Weekend
At Comfort Keepers , we help seniors get the most out of their retirement years with in-home care that allows them to live safely and independently.
Whether you're looking for a part-time or full-time job, or the start of a lifelong career, we have something for you. We're looking for compassionate men and women who want to help us help others.
Job Summary:
Responsible for non-medical, in-home support services which provide for the comfort, safety, and general supervision of clients as well as home management services. Provides companionship to those individuals requiring socialization and/or minimum guidance to assure a safe, protected, clean, and orderly environment.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions and document services provided.Ability to speak clearly so others can understand.Excellent interpersonal abilities by being able to give full attention to what others are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality.Actively looks for ways to help others.Strong social perceptiveness by being away of others ?? reactions and understanding why they may react as they do.Strong organizational skills and adjusting actions in relations to others.Working Environment:
Client home setting and automobile.
Position Physical Demands:
The work requires light physical exertion on a regular and recurring basis, such as driving, assisting client in activities, and light housekeeping. Regularly required to stand sit, walk, talk, see and hear. Occasionally required to reach and lift.
Responsibilities and Duties
Essential Functions:
Provides general attention to clients ?? non-medical needs in accordance with an established Plan of Care.Provides companionship for the client including, but not limited to: talking and listening, reading aloud, providing social and emotional support. Promotes the client ??s mental alertness through involvement in activities of interest. Provides emotional support and promotes a sense of well-being.Provides for a clean, safe, and healthy environment for clients and family members. Provides light housekeeping tasks including laundering of client ??s garments and linens.May prepare and serve meals as directed. Ensures that dishes are washed and kitchen is clean after each meal.Assists client in completing necessary phone calls, letter writing, etc. Accompanies client on walks, community trips, doctor ??s office, bank, beauty salons, etc.Reminds client to take self-administered medications.Observes and reports any changes in the client ??s mental, physical, or emotional condition or home situation to immediate supervisor in a timely manner.Establishes and maintains effective communication and a professional relationship with clients, family members, and co-workers.Participates in in-service and continuing education programs, staff meetings, and client conferences as requested by immediate supervisor.Completed required documentation of services delivered and submits to office in a timely manner according to policy.Uses equipment and supplies safely and properly.Maintains confidentiality regarding client information.Other reasonable related duties as assigned.Qualifications and Skills
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

Benefits
We Offer:
Major Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans401KLife InsuranceShort Term DisabilityLong Term DisabilityFSA (Flexible Spending)HSA (Health Savings)Paid Time OffFlexible Schedules based on your availabilityBonus ProgramsFree Training

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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