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Jobs Available for Senior Home Care Agencies and Registries
Senior Home Care Agencies provide a career in the senior services industry which deliver satisfaction beyond a paycheck. As more than 77 million baby boomers enter their senior years, hundreds of senior care companies have opened to meet the care needs for this generation.
By assisting seniors to remain independent in their own home, you are able to go home at the end of the day knowing you have made a positive difference in a senior’s life. You gain many new friends along with a paycheck. http://www.caregiverlist.com/CaregiverStories.aspx
Senior Home Care Agenciesoffer a variety of positions, including Human Resource Managers, Schedulers, Field Supervisors, On-call Supervisors, Part-time and Full-time Hourly Caregivers and Live-in Caregivers for weekday, weekend and evening assignments. http://www.caregiverlist.com/About.aspx
What skills are required for senior caregivers?
What are the typical job duties for senior caregivers?
· Managing Household Tasks
· Meal Preparation
· Personal Care Assistance
· Medication Reminders
· Exercise Coaching
Here are some answers to common questions about working as a senior caregiver:
What services do Senior Home Care Agencies offer?
Companionship, Meal Preparation, Light Housekeeping, Errands, Assistance with scheduling appointments, Assistance with personal care such as bathing and dressing
What job positions are available?
Part-time and Full-time Caregiving, as well as Live-in which means you are spending a few days at a time with the senior and sleeping overnight. Office positions include a Scheduler to staff the client shifts, a Recruiter to interview and hire Caregivers, and Field Supervisors to introduce and train Caregivers. Some positions require the caregiver to be a Certified Nursing Aide.http://www.caregiverlist.com/Certification_CNA_CHHA_CPCA.aspx
What is the pay rate?
Pay rates vary depending on what part of the country a person lives in and will range from $8.00 to $12.00 per hour for hourly care and from $90.00 to $130.00 per day for live-in care.
What are the benefits?
Each agency will offer their own benefits which may include annual bonuses and pay increases based on performance. In addition, many agencies provide monthly awards for perfect attendance or going the extra mile for a client. Health, vision and dental insurance are often available for full-time employees.
Agencies also will usually work with employees to offer flexible schedules.
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