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Filled: Care giver / Companion

Updated: Oct 8, 2021

Location: Rancho Santa Fe, CA.

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: 5+ Years

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: Negotiable, based on experience

Employment: W2 Employee

Living situation: Live-out

Requirement: Candidate must live local


Handgraaf Estates is a privately held luxury company in La Jolla, San Diego that provides the highest level of Private Staffing and Estate Management. We tailor our service to the exact needs of every client and strive for nothing less but the highest level of service.



We are looking for a local, kind, caring, and dedicated CNA / Caregiver / Companion for our client in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. The family is looking for a care provider to assist their mother with daily living tasks, light housework, making appointments, grocery shopping, driving, making bookings / reservations and cooking. The mother is still very mobile, active and in good health. The ideal candidate has CNA or similar medical background experience, but is not required.


  • Experienced working with seniors.

  • Experienced with administrative duties including scheduling appointments and booking restaurant reservations.

  • Drive the client her appointments and reservations.

  • Working collaboratively with family.

  • Perform transfers, ambulation, and mobility assistance as needed.

  • Good organizational skills to maintain closet systems, and toiletries.

  • Able to prepare fresh and healthy meals.

  • Assist with light housekeeping, grocery shopping, and other errands.

  • Help with medication reminders and meal preparation.

  • Provide all other essential home care services as assigned.


  • Candidate must live locally to the San Diego area.

  • CNA license preferred but not required.

  • Flexible schedule with weekend availability.

  • Intuitive to the needs of the seniors.

  • Highly organized, detailed oriented, proactive, excellent time management skills, and service minded.

  • Experienced with administrative and personal assistant duties a plus.

  • Attentive to Principals' preferences and style. Can take direction and accept feedback.

  • Active, fit and non-smoker.

  • Well groomed and professional.

  • Reliable and punctual.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to multitask.

  • Creative, energetic, positive, happy and compassionate.

  • Calm under pressure.

  • Resourceful and takes initiative to follow through and complete tasks timely. Willing to assist with the day-to-day functioning of the household.


  • Principal’s First. Ability to stay focused on meeting and exceeding the Principals needs.

  • Learn from mistakes. Able to admit mistakes upfront and seeks the truth. Learns and grows from mistakes. Makes thoughtful choices and provides solutions to avoid future mistakes.

  • Conscientious. Finishes duties mindfully, effectively, and promptly.

  • Dedication. Shows a deep commitment to the role and people.

  • Accountable. Takes ownership of tasks and time for due diligence.

  • Independent. Thinks, acts, and finds solutions independently.

  • Resilience. Does not complain or shy away from assigned work. Confronts difficulties with a positive outlook.

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