Addus HomeCare, Inc.

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Requisition Number 16-0229
Post Date 1/9/2017
Title Home Care Aide - Illinois
City Madison
State IL
Description An Addus Home Care Aide serves a vital function in support of seniors and people with disabilities living independently in their homes, but who need assistance with daily tasks. There is frequent person-to-person contact in this job, and a Home Care Aide becomes very important to their client. While physical activity is not constant, a Home Care Aide needs to be in good physical condition to perform the duties of the position. The need for Home Care Aides is great, so employment is steady and hours can be flexible to accommodate personal/family needs. A Home Care Aide is a great entry level position with opportunity for growth in one of the fastest growing industries in the United States.

Responsibilities:

As an Addus Home Care Aide, you will:

• Follow a care plan for the client and report on completed tasks
• Assist with personal care (bathing, dressing, etc.)
• Provide routine house cleaning
• Assist with meal preparation
• Laundry
• Transport client to doctor’s office, grocery store and other essential errands
• Assist client with the self-administration of medications (no administering or measuring)
• As part of the client’s Health Care Team, a Home Care Aide must observe and report any changes in client’s condition
• Promote our positive image in the community as the leading home care provider


Requirements •Must be 18 years of age or older
•High school diploma or GED or one year experience of in-home care services
•Must be able to pass a criminal background check
•Reliable transportation which includes any form of public transportation such as a bus or train; if you drive a car to and from work, a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance is required
•Must be able to provide three references (2 professional and 1 personal)
•Nurturing and compassionate nature with the desire to care for others
•Ability to work with limited supervision
•Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
•Good communication and interpersonal skills
•Reliable, energetic, self-motivated and well-organized
•Familiar with and comfortable using a cell phone
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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