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Companion Caregiver for Special Needs Individual

companyStable Life Services
locationFelton, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

We are currently seeking compassionate and reliable Respite Workers to provide in-home care services for clients with special needs. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to connect with someone in a meaningful way, create a positive client/companion relationship, enhance one another's lives, learn from one another, and support your client's primary caregiver by providing them time to recharge while knowing that their loved one is in good company.

Caregivers are paired with clients based on their level of experience in the field, compatibility, location preferences, and hours of availability. We offer flexible scheduling and competitive pay.

Responsibilities
Responsibilities vary client to client. Some clients require more assistance and specialized care, while others are more in need of a safety-conscious companion. The following are examples of some of the common responsibilities of a respite worker:

  • Providing companionship and emotional support
  • Engaging in recreational activities & hobbies
  • Going for walks in nature, Art Museums, Beaches or exploring new places together
  • Spending quality time in the home together
  • Assisting and encouraging them in their interests, goals, and objectives to foster independence and confidence
  • Building trust and mutual appreciation with the client and the primary caregiver to contribute to their overall sense of well-being
  • Maintaining a safe and clean environment for the individual contributing to a sense of comfort & security
  • Medication and monitoring health status as needed, as well as assistance with daily living activities such as bathing, grooming, and dressing, while fostering a warm and caring environment
  • Ensuring dietary needs are met
  • Cultivating healthy and positive habits together

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in providing in-home care services to individuals with special needs.
  • Knowledge of basic caregiving skills and techniques.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals with special needs and their families.
  • Ability to work independently and follow care plans as directed.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

If you are passionate about helping others and connecting with individuals on a personal level, and are a creative and adaptable problem solver, this job may be perfect for you. We are looking for patient, caring, and personable respite employees with interests in imploring others to achieve goals, mentoring, community building, and mutual learning experiences. If this sounds like you, please submit your resume and cover letter for considered for this position.

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