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Home Care Aide

Homewatch CareGivers of Castro Valley

Home Care Aide

Castro Valley, CA
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Homewatch CareGivers at the Heart of the Bay is looking for compassionate and reliableCNAs, Home Health Aides, and Personal Caregivers to care for our clients in their homes.

    Caregivers provide paraprofessional services to the company’s home care clients, as assessed in the care planand in compliance with the client’s Service Agreement.Time base: Both full time and part time positions availableLocations: Castro Valley, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Hayward

    Company OverviewIn 1980, Homewatch CareGivers established its mission to preserve dignity, protect independence, and providepeace of mind to our clients and their loved ones by providing exceptional home care. By delivering highqualitycaregiver services, Homewatch CareGivers helps improve the quality of life for those in ourcommunities as well as provide meaningful employment opportunities. We offer employees a strong familyorientedculture and professional, accredited training that addresses relevant health and wellnessissues. Homewatch CareGivers welcomes individuals who are eager to continually learn in order to best servecustomers’ evolving needs, and who demonstrate the passion for connecting people to the quality servicesthey deserve. For more information about the company and our services, please visit our website:www.homewatchcaregivers.com/east-bay/castro-valley

    Duties of the Home Care Aide (Caregiver) Providing companionship and ensure safety of the client Assistance with ADL's such as: bathing, dressing, toileting, ambulating, etc. Assistance with all other IADL's including: light housekeeping, meal planning and preparation, transportation, etc. Engaging clients in meaningful activities and hobbies

    Job Requirements Must be at least 19 years of age and a high school graduate. One-year experience providing personal care services to the elderly at home or in a facility is preferred. Experience with childcare or care for developmentally-disabled individuals a plus. Must have a valid California Driver's License. Ability to drive client in one's own car is preferred. CNA and/or HHA certification is a plus. CPR and First Aid training and certification is required. Must be registered as Home Care Aide (HCA) with the State of California. Proficiency in the English language--reading, speaking, and writing is required. Fluency in another language desirable, e.g. Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, etc. is a plus. Ability to function with minimal supervision and to maintain a professional relationship with the client. Must be able to pass all background checks, drug testing, and health screenings per regulatory requirements and company standards. Must accept responsibility for maintaining skills and learning on an ongoing basis, as well as adhering to company policies.

    Major Responsibilities Responsible for assisting the agency’s clients with their personal care needs in accordance with the care plan. Responsible for assisting clients with activities of daily living (ADLs) in a safe and beneficial manner. Caregivers must be observant enough to recognize changes in their clients and be capable of alerting the appropriate personnel when necessary. Does not administer medication or perform any procedures requiring the knowledge or skills of a licensed nurse or registered therapist.

    Benefits Worker's Compensation insurance Referral bonuses Ongoing education through our online training platform, Homewatch CareGivers University (some courses may be used toward CEU's) Opportunity to work closely with skilled healthcare professionals Flexible schedules Paid sick time Paid holidays