Adult Companion APPLY NOW

Plymouth County
17.00 - 19.00 usd / hour
Fri, Dec 30, 2022
Part time


The companion is a paraprofessional, providing services in the home for clients under the direct supervision of a qualified supervisor.

Companion services include support, encouragement, companionship, respite breaks for family or caregivers, and provision of and instruction in reporting of changes in the client’s situation. The Companion is assigned to a client by the coordinator and follows a written plan of service. 

Organizational Relationship: The Adult Companion reports directly to a qualified supervisor

Risk of Occupational Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: C: no exposure


·       High school graduate

·       At least one (1) year of working as a companion or life experience in a working environment.

·       Use of an automobile with possession of liability insurance is desirable.

·       Must be able to read, write in English and follow instructions.

·       Selected on the basis of such factors as: an interest in people, tact, a history of emotional stability, dependability in employment, neatness in appearance and practices, good personal hygiene, and good judgement.

·       Must have a Criminal Background check. 

·       Must have current CPR certification


The duties consist of a combination of activities, which include, but are not limited to:

·       Provide respite breaks for family or caregivers.

·       Provide assistance with reading and writing correspondence and publications.

·       Observation and feedback to the coordinator/ supervisor on client’s behavior, mood and adjustment in the home.

·       Notifies superior of any safety issues

·       Being supportive and encouragement during periods of loneliness, depressions, bereavement etc.,

The Adult Companion performs duties according to a written assignment:

·       Follows the plan of service for tasks.

·       Records observations and tasks and signs each entry on the appropriate form for each visit made.

·       Communicates on a weekly basis or more often necessary with the supervisor.

·       Immediately reports emergency situations by phone to supervisor or office.

·       Keeps an accurate time and mileage report.

·       Follows specific office orders for each client

·       Uses policy manual as guidelines.

·       Works within the organizational channel of authority and knows the area of responsibility of all other team members.

·       Wears appropriate clothing and ID badge when at work. 

·       Engaging clients by conversing with them, planning, and attending them as they participate in appropriate social activities and hobbies.

·       Handling basic housekeeping, such as dusting, sweeping, mopping, organizing, and laundry.

·       Planning and preparing meals for clients, taking dietary restrictions, and preferences into consideration.

·       Taking a genuine interest in clients by listening to their needs, ensuring that their environment is clean and safe, and providing them with proper food and medication.

·       Monitoring clients, recording, and reporting any developments or concerns to appropriate parties, such as company supervisors, doctors, or family members.

·       Driving client to planned outings or events.

·       Handling errands for or with clients, such as grocery shopping, paying bills, writing letters, etc.

·       Providing emotional support for clients as they heal or cope with their conditions.

·       Confirming on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits, with the supervisor, to coordinate necessary visits with other personnel.

·       Notify the Agency of absences due to illness, emergency leave, normal vacation periods, or special professional meetings, which will affect agreed service with the Agency.

Functional abilities:

·       Able to lift, turn and transfer clients weighting up to 150 lbs.

·       Able to carry bundles upstairs weighing up 10 lbs.

·       Must be able to Stoop and Bend.

·       Must be able to travel to prospective client’s place of residence.

·       Must be able to hear, and effectively communicate in English.

·       Must be able to read 12 points or larger type

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