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Direct Support Staff

Company: Civility Home Care
Location: North Salem
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Civility Home Care - Description:
- - - - - - - -Home Care Companions provide service to individuals in their own homes and communities who need -assistance caring for themselves as a result of old age, sickness, disability and/or other inflictions. -Home -care -may -include -light -housecleaning, -laundry, -meal -preparation, -transportation, -companionship, -respite -and -advice -on -such things -as -nutrition, -cleanliness -and -household -activities.
- - - - - - - -Home -Care -Companions -are -responsible -for -ensuring -that -service -is -delivered -in -a -caring -and -respectful -manner, -in -accordance -with -relevant -Agency -policies -and -industry -standards.
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Reporting Relationship
- - - - -Reports -to -Supervisor
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Responsibilities/Activities:
- - - - - - - -Provide -companionship, -friendship -and -emotional -support.
- - - - - - - -Talk, -listen, -share -experiences, -play -games/cards, -read -to -client -etc.
- - - - - - - -Help -keep -clients -in -contact -with -family, -friends -and -the -outside -world.
- - - - - - - -Provide -transportation -to -medical -appointments, -grocery -store -and -errands.
- - - - - - - -Accompany -clients -to -recreational -and/or -social -events.
- - - - - - - -Assist -with -plans -for -visits -and -outings.
- - - - - - - -Write -or -type -letters/correspondence.
- - - - - - -Organize -and -read -mail.
- - - - - - - -Plan -trips -and -outings -and -possibly -travel -with -clients.
- - - - - - - -Teach/perform -meal -planning -and -preparation.
- - - - - - - -Perform -light -housekeeping.
- - - - - - - -Participate -on -the -Care -Team -by -providing -input -and -making -suggestions.
- - - - - - - -Ensure -service -is -delivered -in -accordance -with -Agency -policies, -procedures -and -industry -standards.
- - - - - - - -Monitor -supplies -and -resources.
- - - - - - - -Evaluate -the -program -and -make -recommendations, -as -indicated.
- - - - - - - -Follow -the -written -care -plan.
- - - - - - - -Assist -in -basic -client -transfers -providing -the -client -has -been -assessed -as -being -capable -of -ambulating -without assistance; and/or, providing another trained caregiver (including family) is involved in the -transfer.
- - - - - - - -Carry -out -duties -as -assigned -by -the -Supervisor.
- - - - - - - -Observe -the -client's -functioning -and -report -to -Supervisor.
- - - - - - - -Complete -and -maintain -records -of -daily -activities, -observations, -and -direct -hours -of -service.
- - - - - - - -Develop -and -maintain -constructive -and -cooperative -working -relationships -with -others.
- - - - - - - -Make -decisions -and -solve -problems.
- - - - - - - -Assist -with -pet -care.
- - - - - - - -Communicate -with -Supervisor -and -co-workers.
- - - - - - - -Attend orientation, in-service training sessions and staff meetings.
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-Required -Knowledge
- - - - - - - -Knowledge -of -home -management -skills.
- - - - - - - -Knowledge of principles and processes for providing client services, including needs determinants, -meeting -quality -standards and -evaluation of -client -satisfaction.
- - - - - - - -Knowledge -of -the -English -language.
- - - - - - - -Knowledge -of -information -and -techniques -needed -to -diagnose -and -treat -injuries -including -emergency -first -aid and CPR.
- - - - - - - -Knowledge of clerical procedures such as maintaining records and completing forms.
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-Required -Skills/Abilities
- - - - - - - -The -ability -to -be -aware -of -other -people's -reactions -and -understand -why -they -react -as -they -do.
- - - - - - - -The -ability -to -establishing -and -maintain -relationships.
- - - - - - - -The -ability -to -teach -others.
- - - - - - - -The -ability -to -identify -problems -and -determine -effective -solutions.
- - - - - - - -The -ability -to -apply -reason -and -logic -to -identify -strengths -and -weaknesses -of -possible -solutions.
- - - - - - - -The -ability -to -understand -written -and -oral -instructions.
- - - - - - - -The -ability -to -communicate -information -orally -and -in -writing.
- - - - - - - -The -ability -to -listen -and -understand -the -spoken -word.
- - - - - - - -The -ability -to -work -independently -and -in -cooperation -with -others.
- - - - - - - -The -ability -to -determine -or -recognize -when -something -is -likely -to -go -wrong.
- - - - - - - -The -ability -to -suggest -a -number -of -ideas -on -a -subject.
- - - - - - - -The -ability -to -provide -advice -and -consultation -to -others.
- - - - - - - -The -ability -to -observe -and -recognize -changes -in -clients.
- - - - - - - -The ability to establish and maintain harmonious relations with clients/families/co-workers.
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Physical -and -Mental -Demands:
- - - - - - - -Good -physical -and -mental -health.
- - - - - - - -Physical -ability -to -stand, -walk, -use -hands -and -fingers, -reach, -stoop, -kneel, -crouch, -talk, -hear -and -see.
- - - - - - - -Mental -fortitude -and -stability -to -handle -stress.
- - - - - - - -Physical and mental ability to drive a vehicle.
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Qualifications/Education
- - - - - - - -Current -driver's -license.
- - - - - - - -Proper -Vehicle -Insurance -Coverage.
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Training/Experience:
- - - - - - - -May -require -related -experience.
- - - - - - - -May -required -similar -social -and -cultural -backgrounds -with -some -clients.
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Keywords: Civility Home Care, Danbury , Direct Support Staff, Other , North Salem, Connecticut

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