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Estimated Pay $10 per hour
Hours Full-time
Location Auburn, Alabama

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Job Summary

Provides for the maintenance of safe and clean environment. Performs various housekeeping tasks, meal preparation and companionship activities for clients in their residences. May at times be of stand-by assistance of activities of daily living.

 

Essential Functions

•      Adheres to Right at Home policies and procedures.

 

•      Performs work under the supervision of the Staffing Coordinator/Operations Manager.

•      Performs homemaking activities contained in the Client Home Record which includes, but is not limited to: vacuum-ing, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, laundry, and cleaning bathrooms.

•      Prepares meals and snacks for client according to client/family and supervisor’s instructions.  May perform

grocery shopping, if prearranged with the office.

 

•      Provides companionship for the client including accompanying client on walks, trips to social/recreational activities, assistance with hobbies, etc.

 

•      The homemaker is responsible for written documentation of service provided.

•      May at times assist with activities of daily living assistance such as but not limited to: standby-assistance in bathing, feeding, lifting, transferring and other personal care tasks.

•      The homemaker should not contact the physician directly, but rather refer all questions or reports to the supervisor.

 

The homemaker should not perform the following:

 

a.      Any heavy lifting or transferring of clients.

b.     Administering of any medications, ointments, eye drops, etc.

c.      Heavy duty household chores such as washing walls, waxing floors, washing windows, etc.

d.     Household repairs or maintenance

e.      Cut the fingernails or toenails of any client

 

Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Availability

•      High school graduate or G.E.D. certificate preferred.

 

•      The Homemaker/Companion shall have successfully completed a written Competency Evaluation.

•      Must have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick, and the ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.

 

•      Read, write, speak, and understand English as needed for  the job.

•      Have valid driver’s license and use of an insured automobile for work or access to adequate transportation.

 

Working Conditions/Environment

Primarily works in client’s place of residence, travel required.  Shift times and days vary with client needs.

May be called upon to perform additional tasks as required by supervisor.