Companion, -Resident Service, Country House in 4830 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807 at Country House

Date Posted: 3/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Join our team at Acts Retirement-Life Communities! Acts has been setting the standard for excellence in senior retirement living since 1972, with a vision founded in faith and guided by a commitment to integrity and loving kindness.

Essential Job Functions


  1. Maintain the home in an optimum state of cleanliness and safety.
  2. Perform the functions generally undertaken by the customary companion/homemaker, including such duties as preparation of meals, laundry, and shopping.
  3. Perform casual cosmetic assistance, such as brushing the client’s hair, assisting with makeup, filing and polishing nails, but no clipping nails.
  4. Report incidents or problems to the appropriate supervisor.
  5. Report any change in the client’s behavior or unusual incidents.
  6. Maintain written record of services.

Job Requirements

Critical Skills and Knowledge Necessary


  • Good communication skills verbally and in writing
  • Able to follow directions and ask questions appropriately
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • If transporting a client, provide proof of automobile liability insurance and valid state driver’s license
  • Ability to work well with others, with a minimum of direct supervision
  • Documented training in topics related to human development, interpersonal relationships, nutrition, marketing, food storage, use of equipment and supplies, planning and organizing of household tasks, principles of cleanliness and safety


The critical skills and knowledge required to successfully perform the functions of the position are normally obtained thru the completion of a high school education and a minimum of three months essential experience