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Charity Cares Agency Care Assistant in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job briefWe are looking for a competent Care Giver to care for our clients in aprofessional and compassionate manner. It is a often demanding job as you willhave to be available for most of the day and week. But it can also be verysatisfying and rewarding, since people who are ill, injured, disabled orelderly are thankful for high quality assistance.The ideal candidate will be patient and friendly with excellent communicationskills. You should be able to follow instructions and perform a variety oftasks to help clients.ResponsibilitiesAssist clients with ambulation and mobility around the house or outside(doctor's appointments, walks etc.Assist clients with personal care and hygienePlan and prepare meals with assistance from the clients (when they are able)Cook meals according to the customer's restrictionsDo the client's shopping or accompany them when they shopPerform light housekeeping duties that clients cannot complete on their ownBe a pleasant and supportive companion, and/or mentorReport and unusual incidentsEnsure clients receive their medication on timeSupport clients who cannot move on their ownHelp clients dress, bathe, eat, etc.Assist clients with physical therapy exercisesDo necessary housekeeping to maintain a clean environmentProvide emotional and community supportInform physicians or supervisors about uncommon eventsAct quickly and responsibly in cases of emergencyRequirementsProven experience as personal care assistantKnowledge of housekeeping activities and cooking with attention to dietaryconstraintsWillingness to adhere to health and safety standardsRespectful and compassionateGood time management skillsOutstanding communication and interpersonal skillsStrong ethicsPhysical enduranceWell-organized and reliableExcellent communication and people skillsPositive and compassionate attitudeExcellent knowledge of emergency response and the first aid (CPR)High school diploma or equivalentA valid driver's license and Auto Insurance