Cleveland, OH
(440) 842-2787

Homemaker/Companion (Cleveland Southwest)

A homemaker/companion provides for the maintenance of a safe and clean environment.  Performs various housekeeping tasks, meal preparation and companionship activities for clients in their residences.  

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

 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.

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