Homemaker for Pickens County in Anderson, SC at ResCare

Date Posted: 2/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Anderson, SC
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/7/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Homemaker for Pickens County

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 Homemaker for Pickens County. In this position, you will play a vital and positive role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their fullest potential.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

About This Career Opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Homemaker for Pickens County. In the position, you will play a vital role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their highest level of independence. Not only will you see positive results of your work every day, but you will have an opportunity for professional development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility. Many leaders with ResCare began their careers as Direct Support Professionals.

Homemaker for Pickens County Responsibilities

Duties May Include

  • The Homemaker provides services under the supervision of the Assisted Living supervisor in compliance with the regulations established by the Division of Aging and the policies of ResCare HomeCare
  • Home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, changing of bed linens, cleaning, etc
  • Plan meals, grocery shopping, meal preparation, and clean up
  • Report changes in client condition to supervisor
  • Accompany client to scheduled appointments and errands
  • Assure client safety
  • Encourage client to remain as independent as possible
  • Remind client to take medications
  • Contact supervisor regarding client or family requests that are not delineated in the Assignment of Duties

Duties Do Not Include

  • Assisting with personal care
  • Assisting with dressing and grooming
  • Assisting with transfer of the client
  • Assisting with body positioning
  • Caring for wounds or changing dressings
  • Dispensing or administering medications
  • Remaining at the home while the client is absent
  • Providing personal phone or pager numbers to clients or their families
  • Care of children in the household
  • Heavy house cleaning
  • Assisting client with bill-paying or other money-related matters

Specific Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Satisfactory completion of the Home Health Aide Competency Exam
  • Ability to read, write, understand and communicate written instructions
  • Completion of basic aide training consistent with state requirements
  • 6 month paid experience in related field OR 1 year experience, paid or unpaid, in caring for children or elderly
  • Freedom from health problems that indicate such
  • Reliability of transportation

Additional Information

Homemakers are all cleaning cases in Pickens Co.

Benefits

In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Predictive Full-time, 40 Hour Plus Schedule
  • Part-time and On-call shifts available (less than 30 hours)

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

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.

1103 Fant Street , Anderson, SC 29621 USA