Sioux Falls, SD
(605) 275-0070

Homemaker/Companion (Sioux Falls, SD)

Join Right at Home South Dakota's Best Care Team

2019 Employer of ChoiceRight at Home is looking for loyal, prompt, attentive and good listeners to join our team. We strive to maintain a positive culture. We are really fortunate to have a fabulous team in the office. We believe in hiring for personality and refining the needed skills. Our Care Team will bend over backwards to make employees feel welcome.

Location: Sioux Falls

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

Pay Range: $10.00 - $11.00/hr

Benefits and Recognition

  • Health Insurance
  • Annual Reviews
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Caregiver receives a gift card when client leaves a positive review online
  • Both Caregiver and Client Referral Bonus
  • Caregiver of the quarter program
  • Social Events outside the office and in the office

Training and Ongoing Educational Opportunities

We have a detailed orientation and often hold in office training. We make sure to follow up in person after the first shift and regularly every 30-60 days and do regular check ups by phone or text during the month for shift work. We also utilize IPCED for any specific questions a caregiver might have for an unfamiliar situation. We hold 2 day training classes on Alzheimer's Dementia utilizing the Jackie Pool program.

Why Work for Right at Home?

Our Change in Condition program shows the depth of our compassion by keeping clients in their homes. We utilize Family Room to help share information between the client, client’s family, the caregiver and the office. We are an Award Winning Team – 3rd year in a row for Employer of Choice. We have a commitment to quality and recently achieved the Gold Seal from the Joint Commission.

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.

Qualifications

  • 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.


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