About this position
Preferred Care at Home is a national home care company. We are looking for experienced people to care for our clients in a reliable, professional and compassionate manner. Caregiving is often a demanding job and you will need to have a flexible schedule, a reliable means of transportation and be willing to work weekends, evenings and nights depending on what our clients need. Caregiving can also be very gratifying. People who are ill, injured, disabled or elderly are always thankful for caring people who provide exceptional support.
We support clients who live in the following areas: Chesapeake, Norfolk, Suffolk and Virginia Beach.
The ideal candidate will be dependable and courteous with OUTSTANDING communication skills as well as a clean driving record. You should be able to follow instructions and perform a variety of tasks to help clients.
Typical Caregiver Responsibilities
Remind clients to take medication
Assist clients with transportation (doctor's appointments, errands, social engagements, etc.)
Plan and prepare meals with assistance from the clients (when they are able)
Do the client's shopping or accompany them when they shop
Perform light housekeeping duties that clients can't complete on their own
Be a pleasant and supportive companion
Report any unusual incidents
Act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency
Proven experience as a caregiver
Ability to transport clients (in their car or yours)
Knowledge of emergency response (when to call 911)
Knowledge of housekeeping activities and cooking with attention to dietary constraints
Willingness to adhere to health and safety standards
Respectful and compassionate
Good time management skills
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
High school diploma or equivalent
We are looking for compassionate caregivers who are passionate about what they do, not people who are looking for a job to tide them over until the next one comes along. If you are looking to make a positive impact in someone's life every day, we want you on our team!
Call Preferred Care at Home at 757-355-5080 now!