Welcome and thank you for looking into the opportunity of working with A Peace of Mind Home Care Solutions, a leader in providing Home Care Services in Palos Verdes and the South Bay area. We know that working with a caring, compassionate team committed to quality and unique personal care is very important to our current caregivers. If you are looking for the same things, you have found your home.
The following are requirements to apply to join our team:
First and foremost, you must be a trusted, caring, responsible, and unique caregiver who is committed to supporting and enhancing the lives of others you work with or support! You will need:
- Current Driver’s License or Valid ID card
- Social Security Card or proof you can work in the U.S.
- Documentation of current Live Scan background/fingerprint check
Note: We will help you secure this if you do not have it
- TB Skin Test or Chest X-Ray within the two years
- If you will be driving our clients, proof of current insurance
- Professional License if working as (CHHA, PCA, CNA, LPN, RN, MA or Registered CA Aide)
- Able to pass Pre-employment Drug Screening
Note: We will provide testing
- Successfully complete our in-house caregiver training program
- Cell, Telephone or pager
A complete background check will be performed on all applicants.
An idea of the care and support you will be providing:
Supporting quality of life:
- Help client maintain routines, revive interests, and try new activities – anything from shopping the sales to attending a meeting for retired professionals.
- Help client stay in touch with friends, family, and the community.
- Read aloud from newspapers, magazines, novels, U.S. Postal mail, and e-mail.
- Help client organize family photos and mementos in albums to encourage engaging, meaningful conversations.
Promoting health and safety:
- Take client to doctor appointments. Coordinate with office staff to schedule follow-up, pick up prescriptions, clarify doctors’ instructions, and report to family.
- Remind client to take medications on time and as directed. Ensure prescriptions are refilled as needed.
- Encourage good nutrition. Prepare tasty meals that meet dietary needs. Offer enticing snacks and beverages throughout the day.
- Prepare foods to accommodate chewing and swallowing difficulties.
- Provide unobtrusive supervision. Tactfully redirect client from unsafe activity.
- Encourage safe exercise. Walk with client. Do prescribed exercises together.
- Provide sensitive reminders of correct use of cane or walker.
Helping with household management:
- Prioritize jobs that aren’t getting done; help with completion.
- Run errands with client: e.g., grocery store, bank, library, hairdresser, post office.
- Pick-up and straighten objects; dust and vacuum.
- Wash and iron clothes.
- Change and wash linens.
- Clean out closets and cabinets. Help dispose of unwanted items.
- Clean out refrigerator. Discard spoiled and expired food.
Providing physical assistance when needed:
- Help client get dressed and undressed.
- Help client shower, shampoo, and shave.
- Help client use the toilet, protecting dignity and privacy.
- Help with grooming, e.g. style hair, help with make-up, file nails, and protect skin.
- Provide safe assistance getting in and out of bed, chairs, wheelchairs, and cars.
- Offer gentle massage to ease aches and stiffness.
- Put on elastic stockings and other supports.
If hired, you can expect ongoing, hands-on training in our in-house “Peace of Mind” training lab. We will help you stay registered with the state, keep in compliance at all times, and we will have you bonded and insured.
We provide a unique, compassionate, supportive, quality work experience. We also have spot bonuses, competitive pay, annual reviews, paid vacation time and opportunities for career growth.