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At Home Instead Senior Care of Northeast Arkansas, we are a close-knit team of caregivers who rely on each other to ensure our clients receive the highest quality of care.  We only hire committed professional caregivers who love working with the elderly during all hours of the day and night.  We do what we do because we want to make a positive impact on the lives of those we care for.  We expect this same kink of passion from every team member.  Only apply if you can live by our high standards of care and want to be challenged on a daily basis.  PLEASE do not apply if your main purpose is to find any job that will get you by in the short term.  If this is you, applying here will only be a waste of your time and ours.  However, if your main purpose for applying is to find a career that will help satisfy your desire to serve others, we would love to hear from you!

Home Instead Senior Care is looking for individuals that would love a career as a professional caregiver.  We welcome CNA's, current Home Health Aides, and individuals who have or possess the desire to help the elderly with their needs.  We offer a complete training program (Classroom), competitive wages, and flexible scheduling.  Applicants must be willing to work 30+ Hours per week, pass a Level 2 background check, Drug Screening, and have a clean driving record. If you want a fulfilling career we are the place to work!  Come talk to us and see if Home Instead Senior Care meets your career needs. 

We have immediate shifts available throughout Craighead, Greene, Clay, Lawrence Randolph, Jackson, Poinsett and Mississippi counties.  If you are looking for consistent work and hours come join our growing company!  Must be willing to work 30+ hours per week.

Have you eve picked up a prescription for a senior or taken them to a doctor's appointment?  Have you eve helped an older adult around the house or paying bills?  Do you provide emotional support for an older adult? Or do you provide even more care?  If you've answered yes to any of these questions, then you are a caregiver. 

Every day in the United States, there are approximately 44 million individuals providing care for a senior loved one.  In a nutshell, caregiving is anything you do that enhances the quality of life for seniors and helps keep them independent.  If you're an individual who cares for a loved one 24/7, its probably not difficult to see yourself as a family caregiver.  Care-giving as a career encompasses many of these activities and more including:

1.  Companionship
2.  Planning and preparing meals
3.  Light housekeeping
4.  Medication reminders
5.  Running errands with proper authorization
6.  Engaging in activities like games, memory books, and light exercise

Most importantly, professional caregiving allows you to build on the skills you already have to develop a fulfilling, rewarding career helping seniors live rich, independent lives. 

Home Instead Senior Care of Northeast Arkansas 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 of Northeast Arkansas 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:

1.  Companionship and conversation
2.  Light housekeeping tasks and meal preparation
3.  Medication and appointment reminders
4.  Assistance with grooming and bathing
5.  Assistance with toileting and incontinence issues
6.  Alzheimer's Care

No previous experience is necessary- skills training provided by Home Instead Senior Care.

Pay and Benefits

The benefits of developing meaningful relationships are everlasting.  Many Home Instead of Northeast Arkansas CAREGivers can hardly believe they get paid for doing a job they love.  It's hard to put a price on the satisfaction of helping others in need and seeing the smile on a senior's face at the end of the day.

CAREGiver pay may vary by the level of care and the length of the shift.  Starting pay is $9.00 per hour. 

Job Benefits:

1.  Job training:  Initial and on-going job training is provided, including specialized training opportunities
2.  Flexible schedules:  CAREGiver shifts can be arrange to fit your schedule
3.  Work close to home
4.  New friends:  CAREGiving gives you the opportunity to meet new people and develop meaningful relationships

Home Instead Senior Care of Northeast Arkansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Thank you!

Stephen P. Lunde, M.D.
Linda G. Lunde
Owners of Home Instead Senior Care
1720 S. Caraway, suite 2045
Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
Office (870)933-6247
Cell (870)930-7570
stephen.lunde@homeinstead.com

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