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Find a rewarding career in senior home care near you 

Join Home Instead® in its mission to deliver exceptional in-home care to seniors in your area.

What is a caregiver?

Caregiver Job Responsibilities

Home Instead CAREGivers℠ make scheduled visits to client homes, where they provide supportive care to each person. Depending on your qualifications, you may be asked to perform a range of tasks including:
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Alzheimer’s Care

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Meal Preparation

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Household Help

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Personal Care

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Caregiver Job Qualifications

What qualifications do I need to become a CAREGiver?

At the heart of this position is the relationship between the CAREGiver and the senior. You should have a big heart, kind soul and organizational skills. Your duties will involve ensuring you understand the client’s care needs and support them to enhance their quality of life. Home Instead offices look for these qualities in CAREGiver candidates:
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Excellent time management

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Strong communication

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Driver's license

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Pass drug screen & background check


Popular Home Care Jobs

When you join the Home Instead team, you become part of the family. We recognize the important role you play in the success of the business as the hands and hearts serving seniors in the community. Here are a few of the most popular Home Care job listings. 

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Do you enjoy getting to know people and building meaningful relationships? Do you
have a heart for helping those in need? If so, this role could be just the fit for you!

Care Coordinator

Are you an outgoing 'client-oriented' person that is capable of interacting with teammates to support clients?


Are you an experienced HR professional looking for meaningful work? Do you want a position that is more than a job - an opportunity to make a difference in your community?

Training and Benefits

You’ll find a wealth of benefits in pursuing a home care job. Visit our training and benefits page to learn more.