Full-time Live-in Companion/Caregiver (LC-K-SCT-05)
Southport, CT
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Full-time Live in Companion/Caregiver (LC-K-SCT-05)

Schedule:                       Full-time, Year-round, Live-in, A few night shifts weekly (8PM-8AM).


Location:                         Southport, CT (and possibly some travel to Naples, Fla)


Salary:                         $100,000 - $120,000/yr depending on experience


Accommodation:         Private one-bedroom apartment on the first floor of the building where the principals reside.


Benefits:                         2 weeks of paid vacation


Overview:

A lovely senior couple in Southport, CT would like to hire a trustworthy, professional, and dependable domestic Companion/Aide to live in full-time. The principals reside in a townhouse in CT and may wish to spend time in their home in Naples FL, which would require traveling with them to this location. 

 

They are seeking an intelligent, polished, and poised individual who is at home in a formal environment. This is a hands-on role where you will work as part of a 4 person domestic team. Your schedule will be full-time but not a 9-5 situation – the candidate must be extremely flexible to address the changing needs of the principals and coordinate to fill gaps in the existing staff schedule. Three to five times a week, night-time hours are required to provide mobility support for walks to the bathroom for one of the principals.

 

The position may require preparing healthy meals when requested; providing routine support as needed; light housekeeping; and laundry, and accompanying the principals when they leave the home for appointments, events, dining, etc. 

 

This is a wonderful opportunity for someone trustworthy and capable, who has the temperament and talent to assist these gracious employers in maintaining their independent lifestyle.

 

Duties:

  •  Assist with daily living activities as requested, offer companionship, and ensure the overall well-being and safety of the principals while preserving their feeling of independence
  • Collaborate with other domestic staff members to ensure comprehensive care and support.
  • Mobility support as each of the principals uses a cane
  • Nighttime assistance to ensure the safety of the principal when walking to the bathroom
  • Medication management
  •  Monitor blood pressure
  • Light cooking, housekeeping, and laundry as needed
  • Walk the dog


Character:

  • Professional, proactive, capable, and resourceful
  • Polished in appearance and demeanor
  • Willing and able to work as part of a tea
  • High level of discretion, loyalty, and integrity
  • Strong communicator
  • Sound judgment and common sense


Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience as a companion or aide
  • LPN required
  • Excellent references
  • Must drive and be fully vaccinated.
  • Non-smoker



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