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Live-in Caregiver in Central Park South (2-3 days/week)

Company: ComForCare NYC
Location: New York
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for an _empathetic, patient, and attentive companion _for a client of ours on *Central Park South, Manhattan*. The client is an intellectual who would benefit greatly from a companion who enjoys stimulating conversations about arts and culture.

This is a *long term assignment* with the schedule of *2 - 3 consecutive live-in shifts per week. Experience with dementia is preferred.*

_A little about us: _

*ComForCare of New York City* is a companion care agency serving Manhattan, Northern Brooklyn, and parts of Queens and the Bronx. Our mission is to connect our elder clients with outstanding companions who can improve their quality of life through social engagement, meaningful activities, and help with daily tasks that get more difficult with age. This job does not require "hands-on" care such as dressing or bathing assistance.

Our clients are retired professionals, creatives, life-long New Yorkers, and fascinating people with diverse life experiences. They would benefit greatly from a strong connection to a well-rounded companion with whom they can share their life. This is not a position where you will be "left to your own devices" to support someone. You will receive ongoing support from our staff and social work team, as well as a detailed briefing on any client you meet.

*Typical Activities and Responsibilities*

* Providing companionship to older adults and individuals with chronic conditions; this may include discussing current events or shared interests, or taking trips to cultural or entertainment venues
* Assisting with non-physical tasks such as meal preparation, grocery shopping, and light housework like folding laundry or throwing away leftover food items
* Safety supervision, standby assistance with ambulation or certain other tasks, medication reminders, adherence to care plans
* For clients with dementia, you'll need to communicate effectively, provide mental stimulation, and/or safety supervision, as necessary

*About ComForCare of NYC*

ComForCare of NYC offers a unique home care service built on caregivers who want to form meaningful connections with their clients. In addition to experienced healthcare workers, we hire artists, performers, nursing and graduate students, and individuals from other professional backgrounds who desire a rewarding "encore" or second career. We believe that creating a great match with a client and caregiver can have an incredible impact on the quality of life for everyone.

Since 2015, we have gained the trust of social workers, case managers, non-profit organizations, and prominent health care systems in New York City. At the same time, we have maintained the highest levels of employee satisfaction by giving our utmost respect and support to those who choose to do this great work.

Please take a minute to apply for our positions, or even submit a question about what it means to work with our organization.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $230.00 - $260.00 per day

* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Referral program
* 12 hour shift
* Monday to Friday
* Overnight shift
* Weekend availability
* Weekends only

COVID-19 considerations:
Must be fully vaccinated

Application Question(s):
* Are you able to commit to 2-3 consecutive days of live-in caregiving on an ongoing basis?

* Associate (Required)

* Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: ComForCare NYC, New York , Live-in Caregiver in Central Park South (2-3 days/week), Other , New York, New York

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