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Caregiver - Seniors and Special Needs Clients

Organization

Home Helpers of Louisville

Description

Home Helpers and Direct Link has part time openings as secondary family support for seniors and special needs clients. We have IMMEDIATE openings for enthusiastic and compassionate people to help assist our clients with Autism, Downs Syndrome, and other special needs and abilities. A background in sports activities and/or Special Olympics, as well as CNA/DSP experience, are essential to meeting our immediate requirements.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

* Assisting clients with outside activities (Special Olympics practices, etc.)
* Meal Preparation
* Assisted Daily Living Skills
* Community Socialization
* Transportation
* Errands for Family
* Medication Reminders
* Light Housekeeping
* Personal Care

Requirements

Successful candidates must have a dependable vehicle, a good driving record, current auto insurance, and must be authorized to work in the United States. They must also be willing to undergo background and drug testing, and will be:

* Caring and Compassionate
* Possess a genuine desire to improve quality of life for clients
* Responsible
* Dependable
* Excellent communicator
* Able to react appropriately to client challenges and personal care needs
* Flexible

Preferred experience includes one year caregiving or CNA/DSP experience and/or one year experience with special needs clients.

Type

Full-time and/or Part-time

Work Schedule

Flexible - Will work with applicant — Work schedules depend on our clients' needs and hours may be set or varied.

Salary

Salary Range: $9.00 to $11.00

Benefits

Home Helpers offers:
* Competitive wages
* Flexible scheduling
* Caregiver/Clientele match
* $100 Sign-on bonus after 90 days of employment (offer based on good performance record)

Required Education

High School Diploma — A high school diploma or its equivalent is required. Participation in, or graduation from, a CNA program is desirable.

Work Location

Louisville — Work locations may include the following Kentucky locations: Bullitt, Jefferson, Oldham, and Shelby counties.

Application Process

Interested candidates can respond to this posting by contacting us at (502) 384-4357 or by emailing their respective resume to the following: 58600@homehelpershomecare.com. Please include your immediate and future availability with your contact information.

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