Des Moines, IA
(515) 222-1550

Homemaker/Companion (Des Moines, IA)

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.  


  • Caregiver Competition Teams – whereby teams can accrue points through performance measures and result in PTO
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee of the Month
  • Caregiver of the Year
  • Monthly Prize Drawing (e.g. caregiver picks up extra shift, their name then goes in to a drawing)
  • Annual Reviews
  • $200 Referral Bonus
  • $25 “on call” reward
  • Career advancement opportunities (Caregiver, Certified Nurse’s Assistant, Team Lead, Field Specialist, Office Staff etc.)

Continuing Education

  • Continued Education through Right at Home University
  • In-service training
  • Adult and Elder Abuse Training
  • One on One Coaching
  • Proper Body Mechanics

Essential Functions

  • 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.


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

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