Private individual looking for a conscientious, friendly in-home caregiver for a 52 year old woman with Young Onset Alzheimer’s Disease. She is an accomplished artist with a love of music and a positive and social demeanor. While the disease makes it difficult for her to communicate, and perform many basic tasks, she is extremely aware and perceptive of social cues and looks forward to opportunities to spend time with friends.
The ideal candidate must have a positive, upbeat and friendly attitude and is willing to go on outings and engage in simple activities and conversations together. They must also be alert to her cues for down time.
CNA or HCA certification or equivalent is required.
The job will require assistance with showering, toileting, dressing, preparing meals, and attentive care to her movements in order to prevent falls. There will be some light housekeeping and meal preparation as well as providing transportation to appointments within the West Seattle area.
The candidate must have their own car in reliable working condition and with valid Washington State drivers license and insurance.
The candidate should have a minimum of 2 years of caregiving experience.
The job is part time and approximately 12 hours per week to start. 3, 4 hour shifts or 2, 6 hour shifts is preferred.
Compensation is $25-$30/hour commensurate with previous experience. Additional benefit will be offered.
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