The Whole Person Personal Care Attendant - Home Aide in St. Joseph, Missouri
Our ST JOSEPH In-Home Services Department is currently seeking caring and dependable people to work in the homes of our clients.
This position is part-time up to 29 hours per week, pay is $10.50 per hour, with a raise to $10.75 per hour after 90 successful days of work.
Do you have a big heart and enjoy taking care of others? Do you want to play an important role in helping a client to continue to live in their home?
The Whole Person offers competitive pay as well as travel time and mileage expenses for multiple clients. We provide on-the-job training by nurses and experienced Caregivers.
You will assist the clients by:
Assisting with personal care
Performing light housekeeping
Completing shopping and errands
At least 18 years of age
Physical ability to perform personal care tasks
Ability to read, write, understand, carry out directions, keep simple medical records and function with minimal supervision
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Must have reliable transportation
Job Skills and Requirements
Other qualities we are looking for:
Attention to Detail – some clients have specific rules or schedules that must be followed or specific dietary or physical rules that must be followed.
Interpersonal Skills: Personal Care Attendants work in a very personal way with their clients. Some will be in pain or very sensitive to their fragility. You must be sensitive and compassionate with clients.
Stamina: You will need to assist the client into chairs, bed, bathtub and cars.
Time Management: Each client has a Plan of Care, you will need to make sure that the client is on time to appointments and that all your duties are fulfilled in the time allotted.
Caring: You can make a difference in a person’s life, just by being there for them and assisting them in their daily activities.
The Whole Person is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring staff members reflecting the great diversity of our community. Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request. People with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.