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  • Personal Caregiver

    Homewatch CareGivers of Oakland

    Job Description:

    Homewatch CareGivers of Oakland is looking for compassionate, reliable Home Care Aides & Personal Caregivers to care for our clients in their homes.

    If you are looking for an opportunity to challenge yourself and learn new things within the in-home caregiving industry, consider a job with Homewatch CareGivers. At Homewatch CareGivers we appreciate that you want to have a career making a real difference in the lives of others. We are looking for In-Home Caregivers to join our growing team and help to bring our unique care philosophy to life. Our online Homewatch CareGivers University helps you make the most of your career by providing a higher level of care and more meaningful connections with your clients. Our courses will provide you with the training and resources needed to meet the unique care needs of our clients and their specific health-related conditions. As an In-Home Caregiver you will not only be providing a full scope of home care services, but you will also be relied upon to make observations and recognize changes in our clients.

    Our caregivers have been the heart of our business. We are looking for caregiver employees that will take pride in providing quality care for our clients, as well as finding enrichment in developing in-depth relationships. This position allows for a full scope of interaction with the client in their home including assistance with their activities of daily living, maintaining a safe and comfortable home environment, and keeping them engaged with the outside world. Our technology platforms will help you do both. Use our new Care+ App on your smartphone to keep track of your work schedule, shift responsibilities, communicate with the office and family, and much more. Continue to grow your skill set as a caregiver by learning new things on our online Homewatch CareGivers University.

    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.

Benefits:

  • Flexible hours, full 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 and Overtime opportunities
  • Advancement opportunity to team leadership positions
  • Online Training programs include 12 hours of paid annual coursework
  • On-going CEU’s available to maintain certification eligibility
  • Referral bonuses provided for exceptional caregiver recruits and clients

Duties of Homecare Aides/Companion Caregivers may include:

  • Light housekeeping
  • Menu planning, meal preparation and set up
  • Laundry and linen change
  • Transportation/shopping
  • Bathing and dressing assistance set up only
  • Safety and companionship

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Must be able to provide verification of any certifications held
  • Experience as a caregiver in a home care setting or skilled facility.
  • Must be able to function with minimal supervision, accepting personal responsibility for maintaining a professional relationship with the client.
  • Must accept responsibility for maintaining skills and learning on an ongoing basis, as well as adhering to agency policies.
  • Must pass all background screening with satisfactory results.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Must possess effective communication skills

Major Responsibilities

  • Responsible for assisting the agency’s clients with their personal care needs in accordance with the care plan.
  • Responsible for assisting clients with activities of daily living in a safe and beneficial manner.
  • Caregivers must be observant enough to recognize changes in their clients, and be capable of alerting the appropriate personnel when necessary.
  • Does not administer medication or perform any procedures requiring the knowledge or skills of a licensed nurse or registered therapist.

California Specific Requirements

  • Be registered on the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) online registry system located at https://secure.dss.ca.gov/ccld/hcsregistry/
  • Be fingerprinted and submit to CDSS through Live scan
  • Successfully clear a background check (submit Criminal Record Statement)
  • Possess a valid form of Identification (i.e. California Driver’s License)
  • Possess a Tuberculosis Clearance (no more than 90 days old) or if positive for TB, possess a chest x-ray indicating that they are free of TB
  • Complete the ongoing training requirement of 5 hours per year

Physical Qualifications

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

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Cities We Serve:
  • berkeley
  • emeryville
  • oakland
Zip Codes We Serve:
  • 94608
  • 94609
  • 94610
  • 94611
  • 94618
  • 94702
  • 94703
  • 94704
  • 94705
  • 94707
  • 94708
  • 94709
  • 94710
  • 94720