OMAHA, Neb. – May 9, 2017 – Forbes' third annual "America's Best Employers" list has named Home Instead Senior Care one of its best employers for 2017. The list was generated using anonymous feedback from employees at the nation's top employers.
Companies on the Best Employers' list range across 25 different industry sectors – from government services to retail to healthcare. While the 2017 list featured a variety of healthcare companies, Home Instead is the only provider of home care services for seniors.
"We are delighted to be recognized as one of the nation's best employers," said Jeff Huber, president and CEO of Home Instead, Inc. "For more than twenty years, our goal has been to provide excellent care to our senior clients. In order to reach that goal, we are relentlessly focused on developing innovative ways to promote advancement and leadership opportunities for our franchise owners and their teams. That focus allows us to create an environment where the employees and clients can thrive."
Home Instead has more than 150 employees at its corporate headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska, and franchisees employ more than 65,000 professional CAREGiversSM. CAREGivers, provide basic support services that allow seniors to live safely and comfortably in their own homes for as long as possible – from companionship and personal care to specialized Alzheimer's care. CAREGivers provide more than 60 million hours of care annually across more than 1,000 independently owned and operated franchises throughout the United States and 11 other countries.
To compile the annual list, Forbes conducts an independent survey from a sample of 30,000 full- and part-time American employees working for large or midsize companies. Participants were asked 35 questions about work-related topics, including whether employees would recommend their employer – with additional weight given to this particular question.
The Best Employers' list launched online today at
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
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
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
Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.
Providing routine individualized health care needs
Prior experience caring for seniors – professional or family caregiving
Home Instead Senior Care is looking for caring and compassionate CAREGivers to become a part of our team and join our mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults throughout our community. Home Instead Senior Care provides a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity, care and compassion.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Home Instead Senior Care is looking for caring and compassionate people to train to be CAREGivers! Our mission is to enhance the lives of aging adults throughout our community. Home Instead Senior Care provides a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity, care and compassion.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
The Lead CAREGiver must be passionate about caring for seniors, has a proven track record for providing quality care to clients, can motivate others by being a positive role model, demonstrate professionalism, and live Home Instead. The Lead CAREGiver is a CAREGiver that provides additional support to the company by helping to train and develop CAREGivers and conducting CAREGiver to client introductions.
Reflect the values of Trusted Care at Home, (d.b.a. an independently owned and operated Home Instead Senior Care franchise).
Give a one year commitment as a Lead CAREGiver from February 1, 2018 until January 31, 2019.
Attend the Leadership Trainings February through November on the first Wednesday of each month at 4pm (July 2018 will be the second Wednesday of the month). You will be excused from your shifts to attend these paid trainings.
Speak in a friendly, professional and knowledgeable manner to all clients and employees.
Conduct CAREGiver training or shadowing sessions to CAREGivers at shifts or in the office as requested.
Provide support to the Quality Assurance team during Open Houses.
Be available two weekdays per week and one weekend per month after business hours to completed CAREGiver to client introductions between the hours of Monday through Friday 5p-10p and Saturday and Sunday 8a-10p.
The Staffing Department will call the Lead CAREGiver assigned for that day by 4pm to give assignments of introduction schedules; including plans of care, names, addresses, shift start times and CAREGivers assigned to the shifts. Lead CAREGivers assigned on Saturdays and/or Sundays will be given assignments by 4pm on Fridays.
Review the Plan of Cares for those clients for which you will be introducing a CAREGiver to.
Arrive at the client’s home 15 minutes before the CAREGiver shift starts to greet the CAREGiver and speak before entering the client’s home.
Introduce yourself and the CAREGiver to the client, review questions the client or CAREGiver may have, review the Client Journal and give a physical tour of the home.
Complete the CAREGiver Introduction form and submit to the Human Resource Manager by the following day.
Follow up with After-hours Supervisor with any immediate concerns.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
This position must have an understanding of and uphold the policies and procedures established by Trusted Care at Home, (d.b.a. an independently owned and operated Home Instead Senior Care franchise)
This position must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to listen effectively
This position must have the ability to work independently, maintain confidentiality of information and meet deadlines
Home Instead offers free monthly newsletters with tips and advice for caregivers of elderly loved ones.
Each Home Instead Senior Care franchise is independently owned and operated.