Chore Worker

Summary:

Part-time position entails the assisting of functionally impaired elderly who are homebound with chores that they are unable to perform. Chores may include deep cleaning of the home environment: dusting, mopping, cleaning, sweeping, the interior areas of the residence. Outside chore may include trimming and raking yard. Chore may also include minor maintenance of property. This service is provided to foster a safe, secure and sanitary environment for the elderly person.

Qualifications/Requirements:

· Must have a valid Florida Driver’s license and reliable transportation.

· Must be able to read, write, complete reports, and accept supervision.

· Experience with home management helpful.

· Must successfully complete 30 hours of classroom training and demonstrate proficiency in required duties.

· Submit to DOEA background checks and drug screening

Essential Functions:

· Accepts and completes written instructions for each client as provided by case manager that include specific tasks to be performed, as well as frequency and duration of those services.

· Complete written reports after each client visit describing general condition of residence, tasks performed, hours worked, travel time, mileage and critical incidents as the need arises.

· Attend case staffing on an as needed basis when assigned by the supervisor.

· Follow procedures as outlined in agency pre-service training in the event of a crisis in a client’s home.

· Attend 30 class hours of pre-service as outlined as outlined in agency training schedule.

· Chore workers must complete in-service training of six hours each year of employment.

· Must be responsible for his or her own transportation to each client’s assigned site during the workday.

· Recognize and preserve the dignity of each client.

· Keep all information about client and family confidential

· Complete all task assigned daily. Basic task include but are not limited to yard work, house cleaning, lifting and moving heavy furniture, and simple household repairs.

· Chore Workers will perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

· Conduct scheduled visits as assigned weekly

· Report client related issues to the office immediately

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • The position will be available during designated business hours. Designated business hours means being readily available on the premises or by telecommunication.
  • Due to circumstances that may arise, overtime maybe required at times.
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with clients who have inquiries or questions. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Must be able to move, transport, position, put, and remove equipment weighing up to 50 pounds for various needs.
  • Occasionally operates a computer other office productivity machinery such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Frequently is in client home setting and frequently in outside setting.

Anyone with these skills that is interested in a challenging and highly rewarding work experience where every day provides an opportunity for growth is encouraged to submit a resume to homehealthjobs@agingtrue.org and reference in the title of the email, Job Title: Chore Worker and Job code #CW476 closing date March 31, 2016.

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