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Caregiver Companion

Company: Firefly Home Care LLC
Location: Middlebury
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionBe on the lookout for our call - we call all applicants within one business day! As a Caregiver Companion, you'll have the opportunity to connect with people in our community who need some companionship, help around the house or maybe errands around town. If you want to make a difference by helping someone in need but don't have formal caregiving experience or training, this is a perfect opportunity for you. Prior to your interview we'll ask you to complete a caregiver profile, which gives us more information about the type of cases and schedule you'd like. We'll provide you with the tools, training and support you need and then we'll match you with clients that fit your skills and preferences. As you become comfortable in your role, we'll give you additional training opportunities if you want to broaden your skill set. If you can answer "yes" to any of the following questions, this position may be a great fit for you:

  • Have you ever gotten the mail for a neighbor, friend or loved one?
  • Have you tended to a pet while a family was away on vacation or out of town?
  • Have you driven someone you know to a grocery store and helped them shop?
  • Have you walked with a friend recovering from surgery who needed the exercise or encouragement?
  • Have you just sat and talked with someone who was isolated and lonely? Things you'll love about being a Firefly Caregiver include:
    • Benefits including paid vacation, company-match retirement savings, company-paid telemedicine and access to affordable healthcare plans, tuition reimbursement, and career advancement opportunities
    • Bonus opportunities to earn up to $15+/hour and/or overtime
    • Paid orientation and training and a personal mentor, who is an experienced Firefly Caregiver, to ensure you're competent and comfortable
    • Great company culture and kind and supportive staff
    • A flexible working schedule (full time, part-time, or as needed/PRN)
    • Opportunity to get paid help others in our community
    • Availability of next-day access to a portion of your earnings deposited directly into your accountAbout this position: We currently have full-time and part-time positions (days, evenings, and weekends) available caring for clients in their homes in Middlebury and surrounding areas. Days and hours can be flexible. You set your own availability. We have a variety of cases and clients with different needs, so we can usually find a good fit for just about everyone. Please inquire about available clients during your interview. Who We Look For: You are drawn to help others, and doing so brings you a sense of comfort and satisfaction. You're mature, resilient, kind, and professional. You may have had an experience with a friend or family member who needed help, or perhaps you have professional caregiving experience, and so you know how important the role of a caregiver is. You believe our oldest generations should be revered and honored, that they deserve the best care and quality of life possible, and that through serving them we make ourselves, our community, and our world a better place. You know that helping someone in need can be challenging, but you can handle it because it's one of the greatest things we can do for another person.Job responsibilities include:
      • Companionship, light housekeeping, and/or meal preparation services
      • Assistance with activities of daily living (ADL) (upon successful training and completion of competency evaluation)
      • Assistance with instrumental activities of daily living (IADL)
      • Medication reminders
      • Driving to clients to provide in-home careRequirements Include:
        • Ability to pass a criminal background check and drug screen
        • Valid driver's license, auto insurance, and reliable transportation
        • High school diploma or GEDWe are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Firefly Home Care LLC, South Bend , Caregiver Companion, Healthcare , Middlebury, Indiana

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