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Current Job Openings

5991 Spring Garden Rd Suite 425
Halifax, NS B3H 1Y6
Serving Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, Sackville, Fall River, Beaverbank, Cole Harbour, Eastern Passage, Enfield, Hammonds Plains, Porter’s Lake

CAREGiver

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What if there was a job where you could laugh, learn, and love? Where you could work hard and go home happy…only to return again inspired by changing the lives of the people you work with.

With a career as a CAREGiver at Home Instead Senior Care, you can help families by offering individualized care for their aging loved ones. You’ll share your unique talents and experiences to help seniors stay independent at home, instead of anywhere else.

Home Instead Senior Care offers day, evening, overnight and/or weekend schedules and paid training is provided. Group medical benefits with employer contributions are also available. Upon hire, candidates must provide a clear Criminal Background Check and Vulnerable Sector Check as well as current First Aid/CPR certification.

Learn how a career with us can be much more than a job. Home Instead Senior Care. To us, it’s personal.

How to apply:
Online: (preferred)
Email: recruitment@homeinstead.com
Phone: 902-429-2298
In Person: 5991 Spring Garden Rd., Suite 425, Halifax, NS

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Home Support Worker

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With a career as a Home Support Worker at Home Instead Senior Care, you can help an older adult by offering individualized one-on-one care. You’ll share your unique talents and experiences to help seniors stay independent at home, instead of anywhere else. 

Whether you take pride in cooking or baking for family, carpooling for your kids' sports teams or providing TLC for a sick friend, your experience and skills can help an older person remain living at home. Whether you have life experience or formal training, if you are dependable, compassionate and are known for your common sense, you can impact the life of a senior and their family more than you can imagine. 

The type of care you provide to our clients depends on your skills, interests, and personality. Potential duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Companionship and conversation 

  • Light housekeeping tasks and meal preparation 

  • Medication and appointment reminders 

  • Accompanying clients to appointments 

  • Contributing to a positive living environment to enhance a client’s quality of life  

Although not required, you may also care for clients who require assistance with Dementia or personal care. 

Home Instead Senior Care commits to ongoing skill development of our staff by providing paid training and ongoing support. Daytime, evening, overnight and weekend hours are offered. Group medical benefits with employer contributions are also available. 

Candidates must be fluent in written and spoken English and, upon hire, provide a clear criminal background check and vulnerable sector check as well as a current first aid/CPR certification. 

Please call Sheilah or Nicole during business hours at 902-429-2298 to learn more, or for assistance with the application process. 

Learn how a career with us can be much more than just a job. Home Instead Senior Care: To us, it’s personal. 

How to apply: 

Online(preferred): apply below 

Email: recruitment(at)homeinstead.com 

Phone: 902-429-2298 

In Person: 5991 Spring Garden Rd., Suite 425, Halifax, NS 

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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Personal Support Worker - 12 hour shifts

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Sleeping between the hours of 8pm-8am isn’t for everyone, that’s why Home Instead Senior Care offers schedules for night owls who prefer to be awake overnight.

For the movers and shakers who like to have a four day work week by working 12 hour day shifts, we have schedules for you too!

With a career as a CAREGiver at Home Instead Senior Care, you can help families by offering individualized care for their aging loved ones. You’ll share your unique talents and experiences to help seniors stay independent at home, instead of anywhere else.

Home Instead Senior Care commits to ongoing skill development of our staff by providing paid training and we offer cost sharing of medical benefits to qualifying staff.

Learn how a career with us can be much more than just a job. Home Instead Senior Care. To us, it’s personal.

How to apply:
Online (preferred)
Email: recruitment@homeinstead.com
Phone: 902-429-2298
In Person: 5991 Spring Garden Rd., Suite 485, Halifax, NS

Daytime, overnight and weekend 12-16 hour shifts are offered. You are paid for every hour worked, not just a flat rate wage. Group medical benefits, with employer contributions are also available. Candidates must be fluent in written and spoken English and, upon hire, provide a clean criminal background check and vulnerable sector check as well as current first aid/CPR certification.

Please call Nicole or Sheilah at 902-429-2298 to learn more or for assistance with the application process.

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Staffing Coordinator

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Home Instead Senior Care has been providing comprehensive in-home care services in Nova Scotia since 2003. Services such as meal preparation, Alzheimer’s care, personal care and light housekeeping help older adults age comfortably and securely at home.

We are seeking a staffing coordinator to organize schedules and create great matches between our caregivers and our clients.

About you:

You are an excellent communicator, organized and known for your problem solving skills.

When a crisis or hectic situation comes your way, you embrace it, think of a logical solution, collaborate with your team and jump on board with implementation of your plan. Ambiguity doesn’t scare you and “self-motivated” is your middle name.

You have experience working in an office setting and you present yourself in a professional manner every day. Picking up the phone is fun for you!

Key responsibilities:

• Schedule and coordinate 100% of assigned case load in an efficient, effective and timely manner, while ensuring outstanding customer service
• Monitor Caregiver check-ins, promptly identify tardy Caregivers, notify client of delay, and determine appropriate remedial actions, if necessary
• Handle last minute call-outs or emergency schedule changes .
• Participate in overnight / on-call duties 1-2 evenings per week and every 3rd weekend.
• Maintain accurate schedules, attendance records, and clear notes for exceptions in the Company’s systems, as required, to ensure accurate billing and payroll function.
• Document and escalate Client or Caregiver issues to appropriate management to ensure appropriate follow-up.
• Utilize multiple phone lines to promptly answer incoming calls, address caller’s needs or appropriately route caller to other office personnel.
• Serve as point of contact for clients and effectively address schedule changes, questions and concerns. Solicit Client feedback per company procedures.
• Maintain Client and Caregiver files in accordance with policies and procedures.
• Field Client inquiries over the phone in a knowledgeable manner.
• Contact and schedule Caregivers for various training sessions and meetings.

Qualifications:

• Undergraduate degree or diploma (practical experience will also be considered)
• Minimum 1+ years of experience in a fast-paced, deadline-driven role such as a dispatcher, service coordinator or reception or administration in a busy office
• Exceptional ability to manage own workflow to ensure quality and efficiency
• Familiarity with geography of Halifax and surrounding areas

Bonus Assets:

• Strong knowledge and proficiency with Office 365
• Working knowledge of Google Apps
• Enjoy acting as a resource for Client/employee inquiries
• Valid driver’s license

Please apply by submitting a resume and cover letter merged in one document to halifax(at)homeinstead.com by February 28th, 2019. Part time and Full time applications will be considered.

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Office Coordinator

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Home Instead Senior Care has been providing comprehensive in-home care services in Nova Scotia since 2003. Services such as meal preparation, Alzheimer’s care, personal care and light housekeeping help older adults age comfortably and securely at home. We are seeking an organized individual with a can-do attitude to join our team.

Key responsibilities:   

  • Utilize multiple phone lines to promptly answer incoming calls. Apply customer service protocols to address caller’s needs or    appropriately route caller to other office personnel.
  • Schedule and coordinate 100% of assigned case load in an efficient, effective and timely manner, while ensuring outstanding    customer satisfaction
  • Monitor Caregiver check-ins for assigned case load. Promptly identify tardy Caregivers, notify client of delay, and determine appropriate remedial actions, if necessary
  • Handle call-outs or emergency schedule changes with little or no advance notice. Identify available Caregivers, re-staff schedules, and notify client of changes
  • Notify team of outstanding client issues at the end of each day and maintain a list of replacement Caregivers for use by the designated overnight / on-call personnel
  • Participate in overnight / on-call duties 1-2 evenings per week and every 3rd weekend
  • Maintain Client and Caregiver files in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Contact and schedule Caregivers for various training sessions and meetings
  • Assist with recruiting new CAREGivers, screening potential CAREGivers, and check references
  • General reception duties

Qualifications:
 
• Candidate MUST be a recent graduate (an individual who has successfully completed a post-secondary program within the past 12 months)
• Minimum 1+ years of experience in a fast-paced, deadline-driven role
• Exceptional ability to manage own workflow to ensure quality and efficiency
• Strong knowledge and proficiency with MS Office and/or Office365 including Word, Excel and Outlook
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, self-motivated and can deal with ambiguity
• Geographic familiarity with HRM and surrounding areas

Bonus Assets:
  • Graphic design experience and Social Media Management on behalf of a company or organization.
  • Working knowledge of Google Apps
  • Enjoy acting as a resource for Client/employee inquiries
  • Valid driver’s license
Please apply by submitting a cover letter and resume merged in one document to halifax@homeinstead.com by March 8th, 2018.
 

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Continuing Care Assistant - Home Care

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Home Instead Senior Care is hiring caring and compassionate individuals who want to help older adults remain at home by offering individualized one-on-one care. As a CCA, you will help our clients tackle the various cognitive and physical challenges associated with aging, while enabling them to maintain their independence and quality of life.
 

While the type of services you will deliver depends on your skills, personality, and the needs of our clients, potential duties include:
 

Companionship and conversation

Mobility assistance and transfers

Incontinence care

Ostomy care

Palliative Care

Alzheimer’s care

Assistance with Medication

Home Support

Accompanying clients to appointments
 

Home Instead Senior Care commits to ongoing skill development by providing paid training and ongoing support. 12-hour overnights and days are offered, as well as shorter shifts (minimum 3 hours) and schedules typically occur on a weekly ongoing basis. Group medical benefits with employer contributions are also available.
 

Upon hire, candidates must provide proof of CCA certificate or equivalent. Equivalents include, but are not limited to:
 

LPN(Licensed Practical Nurse)

RN(Registered Nurse)

PSW(Personal Support Worker)

PCW(Personal Care Worker)

CNA(Certified Nursing Assistant)
 

Candidates must also be fluent in written and spoken English and, upon hire, provide a clear criminal background check and vulnerable sector check as well as a current First Aid and CPR certification.
 

Please call Sheilah or Nicole during business hours at 902-429-2298 to learn more, or for assistance with the application process.

 

 

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