Grand Ledge, MI
(517) 622-1472

Homemaker/Companion (St. Johns, MI)

Join Mid Michigan's Best Care Team

At Right at Home Mid Michigan we know that a good Caregiver shows compassion, and is attentive, punctual, and asks appropriate questions because they are always looking to increase their care giving skills.

When you join our team, you are part of the Right at Home family. We pride ourselves on being passionate and hard working. We mean it when we say we are flexible, that life happens. We communicate in a timely fashion, we do not mandate, allow caregivers to select their clients, although we have a serious job – we care about our caregiver

Location: St. Johns, MI

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.

Pay Range: $10.00 to $12.00/hr

Benefits and Recognition

  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Caregiver Referral Bonus ($50 incentive to any Caregiver who refers someone for a position and stays through their 90 day probationary period)
  • Awards for Going Above and Beyond
  • Caregiver of the Year Nominations

We believe it is important to acknowledge when a Caregiver goes out of their way for a client. We often recognize our Caregivers by awarding them special prizes and most often, we have treats in office on payday, offer gas/gift cards and we also nominate caregivers for Caregiver of the Year.

Training and Ongoing Education Opportunities

We do an expanded summary of the assessment so you can get more environmental info, personal info, likes, and dislikes. For some of our clients we do one on one training with a Caregiver Lead. We follow up with both the client and Caregiver after their first shift to make sure it is a good fit, and can address any questions they may have.

We make sure to match caregivers experience for clients with those/or specialized needs. The info given to them prior to starting includes information specific to that client. This information is documented and shared immediately to everyone on the team as needed.

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.
  • Performs errands and/or provides transportation
  • Provides companionship for the client. This includes accompanying client on walks, trips to social/recreational activities, assistance with hobbies, etc.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or G.E.D certificate.
  • Completion of a written Competency Evaluation.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have use of an insured automobile.


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