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384 Merrow Rd Suite Z, Tolland, CT 06084

Caregiver - On-Call for Weekends - Hiring Immediately!

Are you someone who has great flexibility on your weekends? Enjoys working with a variety of people whose needs may vary? Likes knowing that you are making a tremendous difference in the lives of others? Then you might just be the person we're looking for!

Home Instead is looking for a caring and compassionate Weekend On-Call CAREGiver 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 direct care, non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity, care and compassion.

Hours: Friday beginning 5:30 pm through Monday 8:00 am; days, evenings, overnights possible within Windham and Tolland Counties.

Compensation: $100.00 stipend per weekend AND hourly compensation paid for all service hours completed with clients. Salary range for service hours: $13.40/hr-$14.80/hr.

As an On-Call Weekend CAREGiver, it is highly likely that you will be called to cover short-notice shifts and/or to conduct CAREGiver introductions. If you decline the offer of a shift, you will forfeit the $100.00 stipend.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Light housekeeping tasks and meal preparation
  • Medication and appointment reminders
  • Assistance with grooming and bathing
  • Assistance with toileting and incontinence care
  • Assistance with transfers and ambulation
  • Companionship and client engagement

Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work with both male and female clients.
  • Must be able to work in a home with pets (i.e. dogs, cats).
  • A minimum of 2 years personal care experience required.
  • 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, DMV check and drug screen.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and valid auto insurance.

WHY Home Instead?

  • We offer a great culture where you will feel supported by our reliable office staff 24 hours a day.
  • We work hard to place our CAREGivers with aging adults who live in their nearby communities to minimize the time and cost for travel.
  • Because safety and wellbeing are of top priority, we provide education designed to support your success with clients.
  • We focus on offering assignments that allow CAREGivers to develop relationships with the same clients over time rather than changing weekly assignments.
Our Benefits Package Includes:
  • Healthcare - Virtual Me- Service allows access to over 7,000 U.S. Board Certified telehealth physicians and specialists at no cost to employee • Teladoc (unlimited doctor visits at $0 cost per visit, by phone or video).
  • Financial Flexibility - Tapcheck - Service allows instant access to a portion of wages earned prior to payday.
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan - 5% company match
  • Paid Initial Training & Ongoing Professional Development
  • Incentive/Employee Recognition Programs
  • Flexible Schedule- You can work with our office to customize your work schedule to meet your own needs.
  • Work With A Purpose - Helping people age with dignity and self-worth intact can give you a deep sense of purpose in your career.

We have a variety of shifts available with competitive pay and benefits. Find out more about this fulfilling career opportunity at homeinstead.com/713.

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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