Companion/Caregiver in Flemington, NJ at ResCare

Date Posted: 8/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/26/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Companion/Caregiver

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: HomeCare Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Companion/Caregiver.

About this Line of Business

As one of the industry's largest providers, HomeCare services offers care for more than 20,000 individuals across the country. We deliver quality, compassionate and highly individualized in-home care and support that helps seniors stay at home - all while maximizing their dignity, privacy and independence. Whether our clients are recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a chronic disability or dealing with the natural process of aging, our services are tailored to meet the individual needs of people of all ages, physical conditions and cognitive abilities.

HomeCare services include personal care and homemaking programs, professional nursing, geriatric care management, Alzheimer's/dementia care, respite care and other programs, as well as differentiated offerings in home monitoring with Rest Assured(R) Telecare that help reduce hospital visits and keep people in their homes longer.

As a(n) Companion/Caregiver you will: 

  • Responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the companion home, including care for the persons served and empowerment to independence. 
  • Cares for elderly, disabled, or convalescent persons.
  • Supports employer, attending to personal needs.
  • Transacts social or business affairs.
  • Consorts with employer on trips and outings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • One year direct care experience. Excellent verbal and written skills. Clear driving record. High school diploma or GED. Valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, push, pull, reach, sit and walk for periods of time. Must be able to lift and carry items up to 20 pounds. Must be able to assist with transfer of individuals weighing up to 250 pounds.

Additional Information

NJ License# HP0137802

Benefits

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

4 MAIN ST , FLEMINGTON, NJ 08822-1441 USA