Job Description

Caregiver / Direct Service Worker

Must have transportation

Job Summary: The Caregiver role is a crucial position for those who rely on others for basic daily care, such as bathing, eating, and personal hygiene. Caregivers typically work with elderly or disabled individuals in a facility or home care setting.

Caregiver Responsibilities:

  • Help clients take prescribed medication

  • Assist clients with ambulation and mobility around the house or outside (doctor’s appointments, walks etc.)

  • Assist clients with personal care and hygiene

  • Help clients complete physical therapy and other recommended exercises

  • Do the client’s shopping or accompany them when they shop if needed

  • Perform light housekeeping duties that clients can’t complete on their own, including preparing meals

  • Collect information about conditions and treatment plans from caregivers, nurses, doctors and family members

  • Report any unusual incidents to nurses, doctors and family members

  • Act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency

Caregiver Requirements:

  • Previous caregiver experience preferred but not required

  • Current CPR (American Heart Association) Certification

  • Willingness to adhere to health and safety standards

  • Knowledge of housekeeping activities and cooking with attention to dietary constraints

  • Must be respectful and compassionate with a good bedside manner

  • Outstanding communication, time management and interpersonal skills

  • Physical endurance to complete required tasks

  • High school diploma or equivalent

#1 in Home Care is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.