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CAREGiver Frequently Asked Questions for Home Instead Itasca, IL

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Frequently Asked Questions for Becoming A Home Instead Care Professional

As part of the hiring process, all team members at Home Instead Itasca, IL undergo Care Professional Orientation to learn about caring for seniors and their families.

In addition to orientation, all staff receive training in, and must demonstrate mastery of, providing care for our aging loved ones. This includes the aging process, safety of caregivers and clients, and how to build a relationship with clients.

Staff receive training in all aspects of their expected role including, how to be the eyes and ears for the family of our clients. Specialized care training, such as Alzheimer's care, is taught to ensure a full understanding of the necessary aspects of providing exceptional care for these individuals.

As a Home Instead Itasca, IL Care Pro, your primary job is to help seniors age with dignity and grace in the comfort of their own homes.

If you are a compassionate and reliable person who is passionate about helping seniors and aging adults, we encourage you to apply.

Additional primary job responsibilities can include:
  • Personal care
  • Light housekeeping and meal preparation
  • Remind people to take their medication
  • Remind people to attend scheduled appointments
  • Provide companionship and conversation
  • Run errands
  • Tend to those with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

At Home Instead Itasca, IL, we offer a variety of shifts and schedules. Based on our client’s needs and your availability, we work to create favorable schedules for all involved.

Caregiving is the heart of our business, and we want each Care Professional of Home Instead Itasca, IL to have consistent and positive experiences.

In addition to onboarding and on-the-job trainings, we ensure our team members have mentors and a strong foundation to support them daily.

From monthly recognition programs to annual performance reviews, Home Instead invests in the well-being and long-term engagement of all Care Pros.

As an employee of Home Instead Itasca, IL, benefits are offered and may vary with the number of hours worked.

Some of the benefits that have been offered to employees include:

  • Competitive pay
  • Paid, on-the-job training
  • Wide variety of work shifts and schedules 
Our team looks forward to discussing the additional benefits of becoming a Care Professional with you!

To be a Care Pro at Home Instead Itasca, IL, you will receive all the on-the-job training to be successful.

Our requirements include having the ability to communicate with clients in a friendly manner and the ability to care for others with dignity and respect.

Other requirements may be required however no prior experience is typically necessary!
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