Caregiver/Personal Attendant

Posting ID : A1068479513
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Healthcare

Caregiver/Personal Attendant (Santa Cruz County)

Flexible, Hourly, Part-Full Time

Our family owned, fast growing non-medical home care agency is looking for dependable, reliable & caring Male & Female caregivers in the Santa Cruz County area who are ready to make a difference in our client's lives.

*1 year verifiable work experience (with clients other than family members)
*Familiar with Alzheimer's, Dementia, Parkinson's or Stroke conditions.
*For those who drive, you must have a valid California Driver's License, reliable car with up to date car insurance.
*CNA/HHA students encouraged to apply.

*Current TB test (skin test is valid for 1 yr., chest X-ray valid for 5 yrs.)
*Agree to Criminal & Motor Vehicle background check. Employment is contingent upon passing background check.
*Good communication skills: ability to read, write and speak English clearly.
*Authorization to work in the United States.

Responsibilities may include:
*Companion Care
*Activities of Daily Living (ADL's)
*Personal Care-Bathing, Dressing, Showering
*Medication Reminders
*Light Housekeeping-making beds, laundry, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning kitchen & bathroom, washing dishes, etc.
*Transportation/Errands-driving clients to appointments
*Hospice Support
*Meal Preparation-cooking meals for clients based on their individual needs.
*Transferring Skills-bed to wheelchair, wheelchair to commode, etc.
*Experience using a gait belt or Hoyer lift a plus!

Please call our office for further information or to make an appointment to meet with our H.R. Director.

Familiar Surroundings Home Care
2901 Park Ave. Ste. C-3
Santa Cruz, CA 95073

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