Homemaker Job Description

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The Homemaker is responsible for performing various duties to assist senior and disabled citizens in their homes by providing housecleaning, laundry, shopping, and companionship services. The Homemaker recognizes client needs and refers to community resources or supervisors for gaps.

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Job summary 2

The Homemaker provides for the maintenance of a safe and clean environment. Performs various housekeeping tasks, meal preparation, and companionship activities for clients in their place of residence.

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Job summary 3

We are hiring Homemakers! This is a per diem, flexible, job opportunity. No experience is needed! The Homemaker helps achieve our mission by providing basic homemaking services and companionship for clients in their homes.

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Job summary 4

The Homemaker provides household services related to personal care. These tasks would include things such as preparing meals, preparing beds, and washing clothes. Other related services, such as washing dishes after the meal, sweeping the floor after the meal, or scrubbing the tub after the individual took a bath. Also included in this category would be visiting or interaction, which would take care of the individual's psychological needs.

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Our Homemakers are a dedicated group of individuals that work hard to ensure our clients can remain as independent as possible in their homes. Our Homemakers focus their time and efforts on providing thorough housekeeping, meal preparation, and laundry services. They also assist with shopping and errands for those clients that request such services. And while all of these are important, what sets us apart is our desire to ensure our Homemakers also develop life-enriching, life-enhancing relationships with our clients. The Homemaker takes the time to truly understand our client's needs; so whether it deep cleaning bathrooms and kitchens, organizing closets and cupboards, sharing family recipes while preparing meals, enjoying the summer breeze while gardening, or simply providing safe transportation to and from appointments, our Homemakers will be there.

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The Homemaker provides clients with non-medical in-home support and home management services. He or she provides companionship to those individuals requiring socialization and minimum guidance for a safe, protected, clean, and orderly environment. The ideal candidate for this position has a high school diploma or GED and previous experience is preferred. In addition, he or she has a genuine desire to work with the elderly or disabled, high moral standards of honesty and integrity, reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, a clean driving record, and current automobile insurance. Fluent English speaking and writing skills, empathy and the ability to listen, good time management skills, and professional dress, speech, and behavior are all required for this position.

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The Homemaker is responsible for providing household-related tasks and activities under the direction of a field Supervisor. Perform assigned duties and responsibilities, communicate observations verbally and in writing, accept and use supervision, respect privacy and confidentiality, adapt to a variety of situations, and respect and accept different values, nationalities, races, religions, cultures, and standards of living.

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A Homemaker performs tasks that enable the client to remain in the home by supplementing the client's abilities for home management. Specifically, the Homemaker will not administer medications, take physician's orders or perform procedures requiring the training, knowledge, and skill of a licensed nurse. The Homemaker will not be involved in providing any direct personal or health care to the client unless he/she also meets the specific qualifications of a paraprofessional as outlined in the policies and procedures.

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Job summary 9

The Homemaker is responsible for providing personal and household assistance to citizens with general cleaning, preparation of meals, shopping for household goods, paying bills, and writing letters/completing documents.

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The Homemaker is a paraprofessional employee, trained to provide, home maintenance services for clients under the direct supervision of the supervisor. Homemaking services include dietary management, household services essential to the client’s health and well-being, and provision of instruction in reporting signs, symptoms, and/or changes in the client’s condition. The Homemaker is assigned to a client by the coordinator and is given a written plan of service.

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Frequently asked questions

What are 10 things homemakers do?

Cooking and meal preparation: Homemakers often prepare meals for their family, ensuring that they are healthy, nutritious, and tasty.

Cleaning and housekeeping: Homemakers are responsible for keeping the home clean and tidy, including tasks such as vacuuming, dusting, and laundry.

Childcare: Homemakers often care for children, including feeding, bathing, and supervising them.

Budgeting and financial management: Homemakers are often responsible for managing the household budget and making financial decisions about household expenses.

Home maintenance and repair: Homemakers may also be responsible for maintaining the home, including tasks such as fixing leaks or painting.

Shopping and errands: Homemakers may run errands such as grocery shopping or picking up dry cleaning.

Gardening and landscaping: Homemakers may also be responsible for maintaining the yard and garden, including tasks such as planting, weeding, and mowing the lawn.

Organization and time management: Homemakers often need to be highly organized and skilled at managing their time to ensure that household tasks are completed efficiently.

Home decorating: Homemakers may also be responsible for decorating the home, including choosing furniture and décor.

Emotional support: Homemakers may also provide emotional support to their family members, listening to their concerns and providing comfort and encouragement.

What are homemaker skills?

Homemaker skills may include:

Cooking and meal planning skills

Cleaning and housekeeping skills

Childcare skills

Time management and organization skills

Budgeting and financial management skills

Home maintenance and repair skills

Communication and interpersonal skills

Problem-solving skills

Attention to detail

Flexibility and adaptability to changing circumstances.

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