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Job Summary

An individual who is competent to perform assigned functions of non-medical care to the client in their residence.

-Must have completed orientation, non-medical training program and competency.
-Have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and elderly.
-Ability to carry out directions, read and write.
-Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.


-Provide companionship to client.
-Prepare and serve meals and/or snacks.
-Provide grooming and dressing guidance.
-Provide light housekeeping.
-Provide laundry and linen service to include washing, ironing and folding clothes.
-Provide shopping service to client to include grocery and clothes shopping.
-Provide incidental transportation for client which includes visits to doctor appointments,friends, family members, or stores.
-Provide assistance and planning of client’s recreational activities and events.
-May remind client of medications.
-Record and report changes in the client’s physical condition, behavior or appearance to supervisor or Case Coordinator.
-Document services delivered in accordance with FirstLight Home Care policies and Procedures.

Working Environment:

-Works both indoors in the Agency office and in the field with clients and referral sources.

Job Relationships:

-Supervised by:  Care Coordinator

Risk Exposure:

-High risk

Lifting Requirements

Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary:
-Ability to participate in physical activity.
-Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.
-Heavy lifting.
-Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to carry out directions, verbally communicate with clients and staff, read and write.
  • Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.
  • Proof of state issued driver's license and valid auto insurance
  • Physical requirements as stated below
  • Possess proven undeniable integrity
  • Pass drug screen
  • Clear background check
  • Desire to care for our community

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 months experience in companion or personal care
  • Certified Nursing Assistant is a plus, but not required

FirstLight HomeCare delivers a unique brand of high-quality and compassionate in-home care through carefully selected, screened, and trained professional caregivers, home services aides or CNA's. 


We are a company built on the strength of our people. Our purpose is simple: "To Improve Quality of Life." We look for individuals with a passion for excellence, who will help make us better, while providing our clients with exceptional care and compassion every day.

If you have the skills required along with being compassionate, dependable, and a hardworking caregiver looking to join the BEST non-medical home care team in Illinois, please apply ~ we only hire the best!

Preferred qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

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Posting ID: 853713481 Posted: 2023-07-17 Job Title: Companion Care Assistant