Weekend CAREGivers Needed!

3330 W Esplanade Ave Suite 200, Metairie, LA 70002

Weekend CAREGiver Job Description

The in-home senior care industry is booming right now and Home Instead is looking for CAREGivers.

Some perks of being a CAREGiver with us right now:

  • We are the largest home care company in the world, caring for the most seniors and employing the most caregivers globally.
  • This year (2020), Times-Picayune and ranked us as one of the top mid-sized companies to work for in the Greater New Orleans area.
  • Ask about our 90 Day Incentive!
  • Insurance Benefits (Health, dental, vision & supplemental)
  • Up to 10hrs paid vacation
  • 401k
  • Credit hours for CNA Certification
  • Paid Training
  • Continuing education 
  • Support line for mental health
  • In-office Virtual Training
  • Offer flexible scheduling 
  • Referral bonus
  • Holiday pay


An individual must:

  • be at least 21 years old
  • possess a high school diploma or GED
  • a minimum of 1 year of related work experience, either personal or professional is preferred but not required 
  • Criminal Background Check,  Motor Vehicle Check, and Drug Screen will be preformed. 
  • Posses a valid Driver's License and Automobile Insurance, or State ID and must have reliable transportation.

As a CAREGiver, you provide a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their homes.  While working independently with seniors, the services you perform generally fall under three categories:

  • Companionship
  • Home Helper
  • Personal Care

Companionship services are those that stimulate, encourage and assist an individual.  The primary responsibilities of Companionship services include:

  • providing companionship and conversation
  • providing stabilization and assistance with walking
  • preparing meals and cleaning up meal-related items
  • providing medication reminders and appointment reminders

Home Helper services generally involve light housekeeping, errands or incidental transportation.  The primary responsibilities of Home Helper services include:
  • performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, etc.)
  • washing and ironing laundry
  • running errands
  • accompanying clients to appointments

Personal Care services are personal in nature and often include assistance with activities of daily living.  The primary responsibilities of Personal Care services include assistance with:

  • bathing
  • grooming
  • toileting and incontinence issues

Secondary responsibilities include the following:

  • contributing to a positive living environment to enhance a client's quality of life
  • performing other reasonable duties as assigned
  • reporting hours according to office policy
  • reporting any significant changes in a client's needs or living conditions
  • regularly communicating with supervisor and office staff

An individual must be able to meet the following qualifications:

  • ability to work autonomously
  • ability to lift, push or pull 25 pounds
  • ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel and reach
  • ability to withstand exposure to dust, mold, mildew and cleaning solutions
  • ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect
  • ability to adapt to various living environments and locations
  • ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner

 Ability to drive or take public transportation to client locations

The CAREGiver position may require you to run errands and provide incidental transportation for a client using your vehicle and a client's vehicle

The CAREGiver position provides opportunities for a variety of shifts, including overnight.   

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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CAREGiverâ„  Application Experience

Submit the easy online application and your local office will contact you to discuss next steps! The process consists of an interview, drug screening and background check. If you have any questions during the process, don’t hesitate to call your local office.