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    Homewatch CareGivers of Akron

    Job Description:

    Qualified caregivers must be reliable, dependable, honest, and caring. Some caregivers may need to take clients to appointments or run errands; this will require them to possess a valid driver’s license, have current automobile insurance, and reliable vehicle. Caregivers must be observant enough to recognize changes in their clients, and be capable of alerting the appropriate personnel when necessary.

    Role

    Caregivers provide paraprofessional services to the agency’s home care clients, as assessed in the care plan and in compliance with the client’s Service Agreement.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

    1. Experience as a caregiver in a home care setting or skilled facility.
    2. Must meet hiring criteria as defined in the agency’s minimum standards.
    3. Must be able to function with minimal supervision, accepting personal responsibility for maintaining a professional relationship with the client.
    4. Must accept responsibility for maintaining skills and learning on an ongoing basis, as well as adhering to agency policies.
    5. Does not administer medication or perform any procedures requiring the knowledge or skills of a licensed nurse or registered therapist.
    6. Must pass all background screening with satisfactory results.

    Major Responsibilities

    1. Responsible for assisting clients with their personal care needs in accordance with the care plan and qualifications.
    2. Responsible for assisting clients with activities of daily living in a safe and beneficial manner. (ADL/IADL)
    3. Must possess respectful, clear, and effective communication skills

    Physical Qualifications

    1. Able to work an average of 20-40 hours per week.
    2. Able to bend, climb, stoop, and stand an average of 5 hours per day.
    3. Able to lift 20-30 pounds.
    4. Able to use tools necessary for job.

    Company Overview

    In 1980, Homewatch CareGivers established its mission to preserve dignity, protect independence, and provide peace of mind to our clients and their loved ones by providing exceptional home care. By delivering high-quality caregiver services, Homewatch CareGivers helps improve the quality of life for those in our communities as well as provide meaningful employment opportunities. We offer employees a strong family-oriented culture and professional, accredited training that addresses relevant health and wellness issues. Homewatch CareGivers welcomes individuals into our family who are eager to continually learn in order to best serve customers’ evolving needs, and who demonstrate the passion for connecting people to the quality services they deserve.

Benefits:

* Flexible hours, full time and part time work available

* Use our new Care+ App to track your work schedule, see caregiving responsibilities for each shift, help with family communication, and more

* Competitive pay

* Online Training programs include 12 hours of paid annual coursework

* Referral bonuses provided for exceptional caregiver recruits

* Paid holidays

Requirements:

* Experience as a caregiver in a home care setting or skilled facility is preferred

* Must pass national and multi-jurisdictional background checks, Department of Motor Vehicle checks, as well as drug screening tests

* Must be able to meet quality standards of care during shifts and follow standard procedures for engaging with the rest of the care team

* Must possess a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance

Give us a call! 440-472-1268
Cities We Serve:
  • akron
  • aurora
  • barberton
  • berea
  • brecksville
  • broadview heights
  • brookpark
  • brunswick
  • canton
  • cleveland
  • cuyahoga falls
  • doylestown
  • hartville
  • hinckley
  • homerville
  • hudson
  • kent
  • lodi
  • macedonia
  • medina
  • mogadore
  • munroe falls
  • north canton
  • north olmsted
  • north royalton
  • northfield
  • olmsted falls
  • peninsula
  • richfield
  • rittman
  • seville
  • stow
  • streetsboro
  • strongsville
  • tallmadge
  • twinsburg
  • uniontown
  • valley city
  • wadsworth
Zip Codes We Serve:
  • 44017
  • 44056
  • 44067
  • 44070
  • 44087
  • 44126
  • 44130
  • 44133
  • 44136
  • 44138
  • 44141
  • 44142
  • 44147
  • 44149
  • 44202
  • 44203
  • 44212
  • 44221
  • 44223
  • 44224
  • 44230
  • 44233
  • 44235
  • 44236
  • 44240
  • 44241
  • 44254
  • 44256
  • 44260
  • 44262
  • 44264
  • 44270
  • 44273
  • 44278
  • 44280
  • 44281
  • 44286
  • 44313
  • 44319
  • 44321
  • 44333
  • 44632
  • 44685
  • 44718
  • 44720

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  • I understand and agree that any consequential omissions or misrepresentations made by me on this application will be sufficient cause for cancellation of this application and/or termination by Homewatch CareGivers if I have been employed. I understand that any offer of employment will be at the will of Homewatch CareGivers and that the company reserves the right to terminate my employment at any time, with or without prior notice and that I am free to resign at any time with or without prior notice. I understand that no representative of the company has the authority to make any assurances to the contrary.
    I, hereby authorize Homewatch CareGivers to request and receive from all prior employers within one year of the date of this application, any and all pertinent information concerning my prior employment and its termination, including the reasons for such termination. I also release Homewatch CareGivers and its representatives from all liability from any damage that may result from furnishing the same to you. This includes a criminal background history, workers’ compensation investigation and/or Social Security check. This may also include random drug testing.

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