Care Companion in Geneva, IL 60134.
Looking for part-time work as a care companion.
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- Age 33
- 3 years paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Home Care Rates
$50 per half day
$100 per full day
I enjoy personality tests, and my Meyers-Briggs test has me as an ESFP/J (I am tied on that last one) If you don't know what that means, the basic rundown in this: I am an Extrovert (E) Sensor (S) Feeler (F) and I am split down the middle of Perciever and Judger (P and J) What this means to you is: My ideal job type is a care provider!
I have spent most of my time over the last several years as a nanny/babysitter, but I have also cared part time for a 28 year old woman with epilepsy. I had to quit after learning I was pregnant, as the risk to my child from the medications was pretty high. My father was also a very brittle type 1 diabetic who had a stroke in October, and I spent the last 6 months helping with his need three days a week. I know the signs to look for with both highs and lows in glucose levels, know how treat low blood sugars, and know how to administer insulin if necessary. My first job was as an aid in an assisted living home.
I am looking for someone that needs transportation and companionship, as well as someone that will allow me to have my own children with me. I have no grandparents, and my father recently passed away, and it saddens me that my children have limited exposure to what older generations have to offer. I have an excellent driving record (No tickets in the last 5 years!) and would love to find a good fit for my family.
Age Specific Experience
3 years paid experience with:
- Under 55 years old
- 55 to 64 years old
- 65 to 74 years old
Experience with providing basic care services:
- Conversation and companionship
- Safety supervision
- Meal preparation
- Medication reminders
- Light housekeeping
- Laundry and linen changes
Experience with providing personal care services:
- Feeding and special diet
Experience with providing individualized services:
- Assistance with Pets
- Meal Planning
Experience with providing health & medical services:
- Diabetic Care
Willing to run errands
Willing to provide non-medical transportation (e.g. to appointments, shopping, errands, etc.)
Availability & Job Preferences
Prefers to provide visiting care
- Short term (1 to 3 months)
- Temporary (4 to 12 months)
- Will consider a part time position
- Start date is flexible
My availability is valid through 7/9/14
- Weekday Early Morning
- Day-time Weekdays (M - F)
- Weekday Afternoons