Careers

CAREGiver

Oak Park & Surrounding Areas

Home Instead 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 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.

We are looking for Come-&-Go and Live-in Caregivers to work a variety of shifts.
Come & Go Caregiver: $15.40 per hour
Live-in Caregiver (per work week/Sunday - Saturday)
3 days or less $200.20 per day, 4 days $223.30 per day, 5 days $238.70 per day

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Companionship and conversation
  • Light housekeeping tasks and meal preparation
  • Medication and appointment reminders
  • Running errands
  • Assistance with grooming and bathing/shower
  • Assistance with toileting and incontinence issues
  • Alzheimer’s or Dementia Care
**Home Instead is licensed by the state of Illinois, which requires ALL Employees to be fingerprinted through the Illinois State Police and attend 8 hours of annual training to active working Caregivers. All training provided by Home Instead.**

Requirements to be a CAREGiver:
  • At least 21 years of age and have a valid driver's license and reliable vehicle
  • At least 6 months experience working in a Nursing Home or Healthcare Agency environment for adults
  • Ability to speak and hear English clearly in person and on the telephone
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs: bending, twisting, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling and carrying
  • Ability to treat and care for seniors and their property with dignity and respect
  • Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner
  • Complete a criminal background check and drug screen
  • DMV check
Find out more about this fulfilling career opportunity at homeinstead.com.

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