Since 1999 we have provided in home care for over 2,200 seniors, allowing them to live at home safely and independently. We are looking to grow our team! Home Instead has been named a “Detroit Free Press” Top Workplace the past 7 years because we truly believe happy CAREGivers = happy Clients.
Caregiver Job Description:
Due to our continued growth we are seeking compassionate and dedicated Caregivers to take advantage of our immediate openings and assignments available for daytime, evening, overnight hours and live-in work. As a Caregiver with us, you’ll enjoy a unique job with many joys and rewards, as well as responsibilities and challenges, both physical and emotional. Join our top-notch team of senior care professionals and share your exceptional talents and skills to help seniors stay independent and live the lifestyle they desire with us!
Ongoing, comprehensive training provided, including Alzheimer's care
Meeting great people and interacting with others outside your home
Working one-on-one with seniors
Competitive compensation and a rewarding career; professionally and personally
Client compatibility matches
We service clients in: Berkley, Beverly Hills, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, Clawson, Dearborn, Detroit, Ferndale, Franklin, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Lathrup Village, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Pontiac, Royal Oak, Southfield, Sylvan Lake, Troy, Warren, and West Bloomfield.
Caregiver Job Requirements:
As a Caregiver, you will be responsible for maintaining a clean, safe and healthy environment and assisting your assigned client with personal care and incidental activities of daily living in a home setting. This will involve bathing, grooming, restroom assistance, and ensuring adequate nutrition, as well as assistance with ambulation, transfers and/or range of motion exercises.
Specific duties for this Caregiver role include:
Assisting in home activities of daily living such as shopping, meal preparation, socialization activities, homemaking and medication reminders
Recording vital signs
Providing routine individualized health care needs
Monitoring or reporting changes in health status
Documenting observations, activities and service provided in an accurate, complete and timely manner
Completing additional assignments as requested
Caregiver Job Qualifications:
We are seeking caring and compassionate people to provide the best home care with the knowledge and the skills necessary to manage our clients’ care in a competent manner. It is important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work effectively on an individual basis with minimal supervision.
Specific qualifications for this Caregiver role include:
High school diploma or GED
Prior experience caring for seniors – professional or family caregiving
Current driver's license, dependable vehicle and current auto insurance
Willingness to submit to and pass Criminal background check and drug screen test
Verifiable professional and personal references
- Physical requirements include:
- Ability to lift, push, pull or carry up to 25 lbs.
- Repeated or prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, twisting, etc.
- Agility and strength sufficient to handle clients and equipment without assistance
- Ability to appropriately respond physically and psychologically to emergency situations in the home or during transport
- Ability to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other health conditions
Starting pay for a CNA is $12.75 per hour.
Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.