Columbus, OH
(614) 575-8500

Caregiver - Developmental Disabilities

  • Performs homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to): vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms.
  • Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions. May shop for groceries.
  • Provides companionship for the client. This includes accompanying client on walks, trips to social/recreational activities, assistance with hobbies, etc.
  • Performs personal care activities that assist the patient with activities of daily living which include (but are not limited to):
    • Personal hygiene (assisting to bathroom or in using bedpan, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair)
    • Ambulation
    • Eating
    • Dressing
    • Shaving
  • Assist individuals in the areas of maladaptive behavior reduction, self – help skills, and communication skills.
  • Maintain complete, accurate, and legible documentation.
  • Model appropriate behavior when interacting with individuals and co-workers.
  • Protect individual from physical, mental and verbal abuse, and ensure the protection of all human rights of individuals.
  • Report incidents adversely affecting the health and safety of the individual to Director of Disabilities as well as filling out an incident report.
  • Transporting individual to various places.
  • Ensure compliance at all times with the individuals’ Individual Service Plan (ISP).
  • Communicate with Director relevant information pertaining to the success of the individual.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or directed.

Qualifications/Requirements


  • High school graduate or G.E.D certificate. 
  • Completion of a written Competency Evaluation. 
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job. 
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job
  • Ability to assist individuals with personal care as needed.
  • Ability to transport individuals.
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • The ability to lift, transfer and help any individual.
  • Strong preference is given to caregivers who already meet the criteria to service individuals with Developmental Disabilities, including the following:

- Up to date BCI background check
- Up to date First Aid Certification
- Up to date CPR certification
- Experience in working with adults with Development Disabilities
- Flexibility in schedule and willingness to travel for shifts is preferred but not required

If you are interested in providing care to individuals with Developmental Disabilities but do not meet the requirements above, Right at Home will consider providing training and certification.

At Right at Home, the needs of our clients and caregivers come first. Our caregivers are the most important part of our team and are treated with dignity and respect. As one of the largest home care companies in the area, we offer care in eight counties in Central Ohio.

We are currently hiring for shifts throughout Central Ohio in the following counties: Franklin County, Licking County, Pickaway County, Madison County, Union County, Delaware County, Champaign County, Fairfield County

Benefits include:
- No mandatory overtime or required shifts
- No required on-call
- Flexible self-scheduling
- Ability to meet interesting people and provide care in a one on one environment
- Personally and professionally rewarding career
- Paid orientation and training
- Free continuing education credits and ongoing training
- Referral bonuses
- Caregiver recognition awards



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