Care Professional, Indonesia (Freelance & Full-time Opportunities)

  • Indonesia
  • Jakarta, Indonesia

Care Professional, Indonesia (Freelance & Full-time Opportunities)

Job description

At the heart of Homage is making sure seniors have the option of remaining in the comfort of their own homes as they age. It’s something we want for ourselves, our parents, and our friends and we want to build the best type of service out there that can take care of that.


As a Homage Care Professional and a licensed nurse, you will make a real impact to the lives of the families and seniors we work with, by putting your caregiving experience or nursing skills to use to help our care recipients live well and recover. You will also make profound connections along the way with our care recipients and their loved ones and embark on an incredible vocational journey.


We are a fast-growing startup and we want to continue to ensure that the care services we provide to our seniors and their families are of highest standards, quality and safety, thus giving the families a peace of mind.


ABOUT HOMAGE

Homage is a care platform that combines qualified and trained caregivers, nurses, doctors and health care organisations and funders with technology, enabling care, wellness and recovery wherever you are. The work that we do and technology we build transforms lives every hour, every day. We’re looking for people who are talented, driven and motivated by our social mission.


JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for like-minded individuals with compassion, dedication and commitment to join our fast growing team of Homage Care Professionals. As a Care Professional, you will employ your knowledge in skilled nursing care and assistance with daily living to provide care to your seniors. Not only will you build deep experience by providing personalised care, you will also be supported with a development and training program. This program is specially designed to help you progress in your career and develop your skills and knowledge in areas combining clinical skills with health and community care management.


With our flexible hours scheme for freelancers, you will also have autonomy over your working hours and this will help in enhancing the quality of care you provide to your seniors. 


RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Homage Care Professional, you are always ready to provide the following services to seniors with warmth, tact and professionalism:


Assistance with Activities of Daily Living:

  • Vital signs monitoring
  • Oral medication reminder
  • Companionship and facilitating recreational activities
  • Grocery shopping & meal preparation
  • Light housekeeping for seniors
  • Supervise physical exercises and activities
  • Medical appointment escort
  • Personal hygiene care (showering / bed bath)
  • Night caregiving
  • Check-in visits
  • Personal grooming (e.g. hair cut)

Skilled Nursing Care:

  • Oral/Tracheostomy suctioning
  • Tracheostomy dressing
  • Stoma drainage/change of bag and/or wafer
  • Urine catheter draining and change of bag
  • Insertion and removal of IDC
  • Wound dressing
  • Cannulation
  • NGT feeding
  • NGT insertion
  • Application of urosheath
  • Blood glucose check
  • Phlebotomy
  • Administration of medication
  • Central line care

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS & ATTRIBUTES

For nurses,

  • Minimum of 2 years nursing experience in hospital ward setting
  • Preferably post basic in geriatric care
  • Must have a valid nursing certification and be registered with the Indonesian Health Profession Board
  • Must have a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate
  • Personal integrity, to pass our comprehensive background check and reference checks
  • Physically capable of assisting a senior to perform activities of daily living and improve his or her mobility
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; can communicate clearly and effectively
  • Ability to converse and write in Bahasa Indonesia
  • Proficiency in English will be a bonus
  • Desire to make a big and positive impact
  • Experience in home care preferred but not essential

For non-nurses,

  • Minimum of 2 years of working experience
  • CPR/AED certification preferred
  • Healthcare experience / experience in caring for seniors is a plus
  • Personal integrity, to pass our comprehensive background check and reference checks
  • Physically capable of assisting a senior to perform activities of daily living and improve his or her mobility
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; can communicate clearly and effectively
  • Ability to converse and write in Bahasa Indonesia
  • Proficiency in English will be a bonus
  • Desire to make a big and positive impact
  • Experience in home care preferred but not essential

In other words,

  • You are empathetic and sensitive, and naturally build rapport with families and seniors
  • You have a service-oriented, customer-first attitude, and do your utmost to understand the needs of the families who are seeking care
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills and able to communicate well with care managers, families, seniors and submit high quality care summaries
  • You have high personal standards and take pride in improving the senior’s wellbeing
  • You have integrity and respect for clients’ property and homes.
  • You are dedicated and committed to providing the best to seniors and their families