Careers

Caregiver

2218 Marquette Rd, Peru, IL 61354

Want to change your life? Become a Home Instead CAREGiver!

Our Caregivers and office staff are friendly, talented and team driven individuals who know what they do every day makes a difference in the lives of others. As a Home Instead Caregiver you will build genuine connections with clients that can last a lifetime, and make a difference in your life as well. Our Caregivers come from all walks of life. Young or mature, men or women, experienced or just a genuine caring person. If you have the heart, we can train the rest in our Peru Training Facility.

We offer:
  • Customized Options – We understand how difficult it can be to find a position that balances your time with school, kids, or other priorities. We’ll do our best to provide customized options that work with your schedule.
  • Location –We hate commuting too—and we’ll provide clients as close to you as possible.
  • Education/Learning – Free certifications and courses will be at your fingertips every day to help you grow in your position and gain professional experience for future opportunities.
  • Paid Accrued Time Off – Earn paid time off for every hour you work.
  • Support – We offer a great culture where you will feel supported by our friendly and reliable office staff 24 hours a day.

Responsibilities:

Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Companionship
  • Light housekeeping tasks and meal prep
  • Medication and appointment reminders
  • Personal Care
  • Alzheimer’s / Dementia Care
  • Ability to communicate and care for seniors with dignity and respect
Qualifications:
  • Experience –If you’ve had a job or experience in a position with similar goals and responsibilities, we’d like to connect with you. However, it takes a special person to become a CAREGiver, not a special degree!
  • Skills – We’re looking for individuals that are compassionate, social, trustworthy and service-minded. If you have experience caring for others, that’s a bonus!
  • Characteristics – We are looking for individuals that are self-motivated and willing to learn through experience and receiving feedback.
  • Must complete a Criminal Background check, Motor Vehicle record check and drug screen.
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License, valid Auto Insurance and reliable transportation.
We have a variety of shifts available with competitive pay and benefits.  Find out more about this fulfilling career opportunity at homeinstead.com/536 or see what being a CAREGiver for Home Instead Senior Care is like!

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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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.