We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Direct Care Worker to join our team. This role involves providing support and care to individuals who require assistance with daily activities. If you have a passion for helping others and want to make a positive impact in people's lives, we encourage you to apply.
- Assist individuals with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, and grooming
- Administer medication as prescribed by healthcare professionals
- Monitor and record vital signs and report any changes to healthcare professionals
- Assist with meal preparation and feeding
- Provide emotional support and companionship to individuals
- Maintain a clean and safe living environment for individuals
As a Direct Care Worker, you will be responsible for providing support and care to individuals who require assistance with daily activities. You will work closely with healthcare professionals to ensure that individuals receive the necessary care and support to maintain their health and wellbeing. This role requires compassion, patience, and a commitment to providing high-quality care.
- Assist individuals with mobility and transfers
- Monitor and report any changes in behavior or mood to healthcare professionals
- Assist with physical therapy exercises as prescribed by healthcare professionals
- Provide transportation to appointments and outings
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of care provided
Requirements and Skills:
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Certification in CPR and First Aid
- Experience working with individuals with disabilities or elderly individuals preferred
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Compassionate and patient demeanor
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
The working hours for this role may vary depending on the needs of the individuals being cared for. This may include weekends and holidays.
While previous experience working with individuals with disabilities or elderly individuals is preferred, it is not required. We provide training and support to all new hires.
The salary range for this role varies depending on experience and qualifications. We offer competitive compensation packages and benefits.
Review and Approval:
This job description has been reviewed and approved by the HR department and the hiring manager.