Right at Home - Des Moines
Salary $11.50 - $13.00 an hour job type part-time
Full job description
We are looking for a kind-hearted individual to join us as a caregiver here at right at homeThis is an opportunity that we have reserved for someone who can truly make a difference in the lives of those that we serve and has the motivation necessary to truly go the extra mileIf you feel that you are that person, then we would love to get to know you!
As the years roll on it becomes more and more difficult for our elders to remain independent while living at home, often having to rely on other family members to assist them in their daily tasks; that is why right at home existsHere at right at home, we specialize in providing in-home care to seniors, ranging from companionship and light housekeeping to hospice supportWe are here to provide relief to both our clients and their families by putting our whole heart into everything that we do.
As a company we don't just believe in caring for our clients, but also providing the greatest work experience for our staff, that is why we have created and currently maintain a company culture that is both friendly and professional.
But enough about us for a minute.
A day in the life:
As a caregiver you will have the opportunity to visit the homes of clients and assist them by completing tasks that include: meal preparation, dressing, laundry, light cleaning, personal hygiene, bathing, and other tasks as assignedBut you aren't just there to complete a checklist of chores, but also to provide a form of companionship that allows our clients to remain independent as long as they are able.
You will be a hand to support and an ear to listen, as you will come to know many of these fantastic people have the greatest storiesYou will be there to make them feel cared for and cared aboutYou will find that this position was made for someone who loves not only what they do, but who they do it for.
We offer flexible part-time and full-time schedules to our employees, and will always ensure that you receive the ongoing comprehensive training needed to excel and to help those that you assistWe also offer opportunities for professional advancement to make this an even more rewarding career! we believe that this position is not merely a job, but an opportunity to build and maintain great relationships with interesting people that many will never have the fortune of meeting.
What you will need:
High school diploma or equivalent
Fluent english (in writing and speech)
A heart of gold and a true sympathetic attitude
To complete a written competency evaluation and background screening
Previous caregiving experience preferred