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Current Job Openings

5991 Spring Garden Rd Suite 425
Halifax, NS B3H 1Y6
Serving Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, Sackville, Fall River, Beaverbank, Cole Harbour, Eastern Passage, Enfield, Hammonds Plains, Porter’s Lake

CAREGiver

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What if there was a job where you could laugh, learn, and love? Where you could work hard and go home happy…only to return again inspired by changing the lives of the people you work with.

With a career as a CAREGiver at Home Instead Senior Care, you can help families by offering individualized care for their aging loved ones. You’ll share your unique talents and experiences to help seniors stay independent at home, instead of anywhere else.

Home Instead Senior Care offers day, evening, overnight and/or weekend schedules and paid training is provided. Group medical benefits with employer contributions are also available. Upon hire, candidates must provide a clear Criminal Background Check and Vulnerable Sector Check as well as current First Aid/CPR certification.

Learn how a career with us can be much more than a job. Home Instead Senior Care. To us, it’s personal.

How to apply:
Online: (preferred)
Email: recruitment@homeinstead.com
Phone: 902-429-2298
In Person: 5991 Spring Garden Rd., Suite 425, Halifax, NS

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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Home Support Worker

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Home Instead Senior Care is looking for caring and compassionate Home Support Workers 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:

  • Companionship and conversation
  • Light housekeeping tasks and meal preparation
  • Medication and appointment reminders
  • Assistance with grooming and bathing
  • Assistance with toileting and incontinence issues
  • Alzheimer’s Care
Home Instead Senior Care offers day, evening, overnight and/or weekend schedules and paid training is provided. Group medical benefits with employer contributions are also available. Upon hire, candidates must provide a clear Criminal Background Check and Vulnerable Sector Check as well as current First Aid/CPR certification.
 
Learn how a career with us can be much more than a job. Home Instead Senior Care. To us, it’s personal.

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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Home Support Worker - 12 hour shifts

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Sleeping between the hours of 8pm-8am isn’t for everyone, that’s why Home Instead Senior Care offers schedules for night owls who prefer to be awake overnight.

For the movers and shakers who like to have a four day work week by working 12 hour day shifts, we have schedules for you too!

With a career as a CAREGiver at Home Instead Senior Care, you can help families by offering individualized care for their aging loved ones. You’ll share your unique talents and experiences to help seniors stay independent at home, instead of anywhere else.

Home Instead Senior Care commits to ongoing skill development of our staff by providing paid training and we offer cost sharing of medical benefits to qualifying staff.

Learn how a career with us can be much more than just a job. Home Instead Senior Care. To us, it’s personal.

How to apply:
Online (preferred)
Email: recruitment@homeinstead.com
Phone: 902-429-2298
In Person: 5991 Spring Garden Rd., Suite 485, Halifax, NS

Daytime, overnight and weekend 12-16 hour shifts are offered. You are paid for every hour worked, not just a flat rate wage. Group medical benefits, with employer contributions are also available. Candidates must be fluent in written and spoken English and, upon hire, provide a clean criminal background check and vulnerable sector check as well as current first aid/CPR certification.

Please call Nicole or Sheilah at 902-429-2298 to learn more or for assistance with the application process.

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Staffing Coordinator

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Home Instead Senior Care’s mission is to change the face of aging by providing personal, one-on-one support to older adults while enhancing lives of seniors aging in our community. Our approach to care is relationship based, and as our tagline states “To us, it’s personal”. You’re in luck, our Halifax office is in search of a Staffing Coordinator!

About you:

You are an excellent communicator on and off the page.  We’re not a dating service but match making, whether it be with friends or colleagues, is a passion of yours.  You will put this skill to use when choosing skilled caregivers to be paired with clients, keeping in mind their care needs.  

When a crisis or hectic situation comes your way, you embrace it, think of a logical solution, collaborate with your team and jump on board with implementation of your plan. Ambiguity doesn't scare you and “self-motivated” is your middle name. 

You have experience working in an office setting and you present yourself in a professional manner every day. Picking up the phone is fun for you! You enjoy talking with anyone and everyone while helping them solve their problems. You’re used to getting a lot of calls because after all, you’re the go to person in your personal and professional life.  If this sounds like you, apply today!

Key responsibilities:
• Schedule and coordinate 100% of assigned case load in an efficient, effective and timely manner, while ensuring outstanding customer satisfaction.
• Monitor Caregiver check-ins for assigned case load. Promptly identify tardy Caregivers, notify client of delay, and determine appropriate remedial actions, if necessary
.• Handle call-outs or emergency schedule changes with little or no advance notice. Identify available Caregivers, re-staff schedules, and notify client of changes.
• Notify team of outstanding client issues at the end of each day and maintain a list of replacement Caregivers for use by the designated overnight / on-call personnel.
• Participate in overnight / on-call duties 1-2 evenings per week and every 3rd weekend.
• Maintain accurate schedules, clock-in/clock-out records, and clear notes for exceptions in the Company’s systems, as required, to ensure accurate billing and payroll function.
• Document and escalate Client or Caregiver issues to appropriate management, in accordance with agency policy and procedures, to ensure appropriate follow-up.
• Utilize multiple phone lines to promptly answer incoming calls. Apply customer service protocols to address caller’s needs or appropriately route caller to other office personnel.
• Serve as point of contact for assigned Client base, and effectively address schedule changes, questions and complaints. Solicit Client feedback per company procedures.
• Assist Clients/Caregivers with coordination of ancillary services such as in-city travel and scheduling of appointments, as required.
• Maintain Client and Caregiver files in accordance with policies and procedures.
• Field Client inquiries over the phone in a knowledgeable manner.
• Contact and schedule Caregivers for various training sessions and meetings.

Qualifications:
• Undergraduate degree or diploma (practical experience will also be considered)
• Minimum 1+ years of experience in a fast-paced, deadline-driven role
• Exceptional ability to manage own workflow to ensure quality and efficiency
• Familiarity with HRM and surrounding areas

Bonus Assets:
• Strong knowledge and proficiency with Office 365
• Working knowledge of Google Apps
• Enjoy acting as a resource for Client/employee inquiries
• Valid driver’s license

Please apply by submitting a resume and cover letter merged in one document by February 15th, 2019.

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