Seeking personal care assistant to help young adult who uses a wheelchair with dressing, bathing, shopping, cooking, exercise, and light housework, including laundry, 8 hours per day, 3 or 4 days per week, hours negotiable. Accompaniment to appointments on PACE or public transit several time per week. Client is hearing impaired, so you must be comfortable communicating via text and email. Located in Streeterville, near Grand Ave and Lake Shore Drive.
Ability to cook from recipes provided by employerSome experience with wheelchair transfers and providing assistance to disabled person a plus
This Personal Care Assistant position is Illinois Dept of Human Services -paid, with union support and pay of $ 13/hour. Raises are awarded on a periodic basis. The schedule can be worked out; the person in this position shares the 7-day week (which includes 4-hour weekend days) with others; expect to work 20-28 hour per week, depending upon what works for you, other assistants, and the employer.
Contact Monica at firstname.lastname@example.org