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Care Assistant — Blackwod, NJ

Location South Jersey / Multiple locations
Job Type Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, On-Call, Live-In, Volunteer
Category Home Care
Partners in HomeCare Services LLC (PIHCS) is looking for a compassionate, kind, and patient Care Assistant who’s willing to make a difference in the quality of life of an elder client.
Pay Ranging from $12.00 to $15.00 per hour 
Description

Care Assistants provide service to individuals in their own homes and communities who need assistance caring for themselves because of old age, sickness, disability, and/or other inflictions. Care Assistants provide a combination of Personal Care, Homemaker Care, and Companion Care services.

Responsibilities

Duties vary depending on the individual client’s Care Plan/Service Plan. They can include all or a selection of the following activities although other authorized activities could be added to meet a specific client’s needs:

  • Personal Care Services:
    • Assist with hygienic needs, such as bathing, skin care, shaving, mouth care, hair care, nail care, etc.
    • Assist with dressing
    • Assist with toileting, including bladder and bowel care
    • Assist with feeding
    • Assist with mobility, including walking, transferring, and pushing the wheelchair
    • Assist with exercising
    • Assist in basic client transfers
  • Homemaker Care Services: 
    • Conducting routine light housekeeping activities, such as sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, etc.
    • Care of client’s personal laundry and bed linens
    • Necessary bed-making and changing of bed linen with the client in or out of bed
    • Planning, preparing, and serving meals
    • Assisting with special, written diet plans and reinforcing diet maintenance
    • Listing food and household supplies needed for the health and maintenance of the client
    • Shopping for essential items on the client’s behalf
    • Performing errands
    • Assist with pet care
  • Companion Care Services: 
    • Provide companionship, friendship, and emotional support
    • Talking, listening, and sharing experiences
    • Help keep clients in contact with family, friends, and the outside world
    • Assisting clients with communication by writing/typing correspondence
    • Reading material to illiterate clients
    • Accompanying clients to recreational and/or social events
    • Assisting with plans for visits and outings
    • Reminding client to take medication
    • Provide transportation to medical appointments, grocery store, and errands
  • Other
    • Follow the written Care Plan/Service Plan
    • Evaluate the program and make recommendations, as indicated
    • Ensure service is delivered in accordance with Firm policies, procedures, and industry standards
    • Complete and maintain records of daily activities, observations, and direct hours of service
    • Observe how the client’s functioning and report to the Care Coordinator
    • Attend orientation, in-service training sessions, and staff meetings
Qualifications
  • Current Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) or Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) license preferred
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification preferred
  • Current driver’s license and proper vehicle insurance coverage preferred
  • Must have reliable transportation
Experience
  • Personal Care: 1 year (preferred)
  • Homemaker Care: 1 year (preferred)
  • Companion Care: 1 year (preferred)
Tuition Reimbursement

In partnership with Care Training Academy, we will pay for your full tuition* to become a Certified Home
Health Aide! If you are already a CNA, we will pay for your full tuition* to transition into becoming a
CHHA! (*Must sign 6-month employment contract) 

About Us 

Partners in HomeCare Services LLC (PIHCS) is a home health care service firm that renders home care
services to clients who are homebound. We primarily focus on improving the quality of life of our physically or cognitively challenged clients and their respective families.  

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