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Home Service Worker - Princeville/Brimfield Area

Job Description

If you enjoy caring for those in need an appreciate the reward of helping them continue to live at home, then Spoon River Home Health Services is for you! We are hiring caregivers in your area to help with meal preparation, medication reminders, light housekeeping, bathing, transportation and other activities of daily living. All shifts are available, hours and schedules are flexible.

We offer our employee's a comprehensive training program to ensure that they are well prepared to handle a variety of eldercare situations and circumstances. This training program is available to all employees to increase their knowledge and confidence, thus providing the best care possible for our clients. Please apply and complete the required tasks.

We will contact you shortly following receipt of that information.

*All employees are required to have a reliable vehicle, auto insurance and a valid drivers licence.

Job Type: Part-time

Job Requirements

1.   Completion of Eight-Hour Training for New Home Service Workers in Illinois - training provided upon hire.

2.   Takes oral and written instruction well.

3.   Works in a team responsibly and independently without direct supervision.

4.   Records observations and activities.

5.   Good communication skills.

6.   Knowledge and Abilities:

a)   Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to and communicate with primarily the geriatric population, and to a lesser degree the pediatric and adult populations.

b)   Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.

c)   Able to assess data reflecting the client's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each client's requirements relative to their age-specific needs.

Job Specific EEOC Language

Healthcare - Home Care Assistant