Home Caregiver Job at Physio Centers of Africa Limited

Physio Centers of Africa – We are an innovative healthcare business seeking to propel physiotherapy and elder care to world class levels in Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Home Caregiver

Location:  Lagos
Status Full-time
Reports to: HEC Superviser

Job Description

  • PCA Home & Elder Care is looking for compassionate and nurturing caregivers to become a part of our team and join our mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults and homebound individuals throughout our community.
  • PCA Homecare & Elder Care provides a variety of non-medical services that allow clients to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity.

Core Job requirements include:
Patient Care:

  • Provide care in shifts at either day or evening to homebound patients according to the requirements set by the patient and/or his/her family.
  • Companionship and conversation
  • Do the client’s shopping or accompany them when they shop
  • Accompany client to social events and gatherings.
  • Administration and Communication
  • Document and effectively communicate activities during visit and general wellbeing of client.
  • Clock In after punctual arrival at clients home and clock out at allocated time.
  • Report any unusual incidents and provide feedback to physician, family and office.
  • Act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency, so that all possible, new or enhanced opportunities are exploited.
  • Medication and appointment reminders as well as administration.
  • Assistance with personal care and hygiene, including grooming and bathing
  • Assistance with toileting and incontinence issues
  • Help clients take prescribed medication
  • Assist clients with ambulation and mobility around the house or outside (doctor’s appointments, walks etc.)
  • Help clients with physical therapy exercises.
  • Additional Care (depending on patient needs)
  • Meal assistance from the clients (when they are able)

Minimum Qualifications

  • HND or equivalent level of education.
  • If no educational background in healthcare previous exposure to the sector and a keen Interest In the sector.

Competency and Skills Requirements:

  • Critical Characteristics
  • Proven experience as a caregiver
  • Excellent knowledge of emergency response and first aid (CPR)
  • Knowledge of housekeeping activities with attention to dietary constraints
  • Willingness to adhere to health and safety standards
  • Respectful and compassionate
  • Good time management skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ethics
  • Physical endurance

Deadline: 9th April 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to:  [email protected]  using the “Job title” as subject of the email.

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