Help patients live more comfortably by maintaining their home, assisting with tasks and providing companionship.
If you're looking for a part-time, caregiving opportunity, working as a Homemaker may be the way to go. The primary responsibilities of a Homemaker are to maintain household conditions, including providing housekeeping services directly to clients. Some of these housekeeping tasks include cleaning, laundry, dishes, menu planning, and even cooking. Homemaker jobs and may also require individuals to run errands such as grocery shopping or other chores outside the home. As a Homemaker, you may also be entrusted to offer sitting services to clients who may not be capable of taking care of themselves.
Maine Homemaker jobs can cover a wide range of responsibilities that depend on the needs of the individual client. However, in general, there are essential services that you can expect to provide on a daily basis in this position.
In some Homemaker jobs, there may be additional expectations that require specific skills. In these cases, a Homemaker will be assessed by MAS Home Care to ensure that the client’s needs can and will be met.
The educational requirements of being a Homemaker depend on the state where you work and the duties required by the client. Some states require you to be professionally trained—training can be offered by programs, community colleges, or even vocational schools. However, other states just require on-the-job training, which is quick, convenient, and involves instructions on specific care for the client. Some of these instructions may include cooking and nutrition information, directions for cleaning and disinfection, and how to respond to emergency situations.
MAS Home Care has many home care jobs in New England including positions in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire.
|Initial Training||In-Service Training||Supervision||BG Checks|
|MA||3-hour orientation, then 37 hours of training within the first 6 months.|
6 hours - Full time
Prorated - part time.
|A qualified supervisor is required to oversee an in-home visit at least once a quarter.|
8 hours of orientation in-office & trained by a nurse.
|Yearly competency training/evaluation. Additional training offered throughout the year.|
A nurse is assigned to each client to supervise the case.
There is always a need for Homemaker jobs to care for elderly, disabled, or ill. These positions are especially valuable for clients who want to remain independent and continue living in the comfort of their own homes. Being a good Homemaker can provide you daily job satisfaction, but it can also be a great starting point for a career in the healthcare industry.
Providing close care and attention to clients and building connections are just two reasons that many individuals choose a position as a Personal Care Homemaker. And that position is just the first step to the rest of your life.