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​​​​​Thank you for your interest in joining the Home Instead Senior Care team. Below is a list of the open job opportunities in the Halifax, NS area. To take the next steps in contacting us, please click Apply for the job posting of your choice.

Current Job Openings

5991 Spring Garden Rd Suite 485
Halifax, NS B3H 1Y6
Serving Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, Sackville, Fall River, Beaverbank, Cole Harbour, Eastern Passage, Enfield, Hammonds Plains, Porter’s Lake

Human Resources NSCC Work Term—Spring 2017

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Work term available for NSCC student pursuing an advanced diploma in Human Resources.

Home Instead Senior Care is a worldwide leader of companionship and home care services for older adults who wish to remain at home for as long as possible.

We are seeking an organized and detail oriented candidate who is looking forward to advancing their professional development in Human Resources.

You will work closely with our HR department to recruit and screen applicants, complete onboarding paperwork and help with training-related tasks as well as day to day business activities. You will assist with organizing events such as a job fair, a staff open house or a community event involving our field staff. You will also be invited to offer your fresh ideas and input as we continue to improve and develop our recruitment and retention strategies and materials.

 

Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing an advanced diploma in Human Resources
  • Advanced Social Media skills
  • Highly organized self-starter with a strong attention to detail
  • A minimum of 1 year of related business experience in an office setting
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team setting
  • Must have the ability to manage multiple deadlines and competing priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional and confident demeanour

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your cover letter and an up-to-date resume in a merged document to halifax@homeinstead.com.

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Public Relations NSCC Work Term—Spring 2017

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Work term available for NSCC student pursuing either an advanced diploma in Public Relations or Marketing. There is potential for full time employment at the end of the work term.

Home Instead Senior Care is a worldwide leader of companionship and home care services for older adults who wish to remain at home for as long as possible.

We are seeking a high energy and results focused candidate who is looking forward to advancing their professional development in a career of Public Relations or Marketing.

You will work closely with our Communications team on PowerPoint presentations, assisting with creating, editing and distributing marketing materials, planning events, social media marketing and day to day administration tasks.

The individual must be a highly organized self-starter with outstanding verbal and written communication skills as well as strong presentation skills. Social media skills and knowledge of effective marketing practices are required.

Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing an advanced diploma in Public Relations or Marketing
  • Advanced PowerPoint skills
  • A minimum of 1 year of related business or sales experience
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team setting
  • Must have the ability to manage multiple deadlines and competing priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Professional and confident

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your cover letter and an up-to-date resume in a merged document to halifax@homeinstead.com.

 

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Office Coordinator - Graduate to Opportunity Program

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Home Instead Senior Care is Nova Scotia’s trusted provider of comprehensive in-home care services for older adults who wish to remain living at home. These services may include: assistance with trips to the doctor, reminders to take the right medication at the right time, meal preparation, light housekeeping, personal care and even Alzheimer’s and dementia care. The result is companionship allowing seniors to feel safe and independent while they age in place in the home they've lived in for years. This position is part of the Graduate to Opportunity program.

 

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
  • Promote benefits of CAREGiving as a rewarding career
  • General reception duties

 

Qualifications:
Candidate MUST be a recent graduate (an individual who has successfully completed a post-secondary program within the year 2016)
• Minimum 1+ years of experience in a fast-paced, deadline-driven role
• Exceptional ability to manage own workflow to ensure quality and efficiency
• Ability to present a confident, professional demeanor
• Ability to learn new skills and processes quickly
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, self-motivated and can deal with ambiguity
• Geographic familiarity with HRM 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

Apply by submitting resume and cover letter to halifax@homeinstead.com by March 13th, 2017 with subject: Office Coordinator - Graduate to Opportunity.

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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: 902-429-2273 
In Person: 5991 Spring Garden Rd., Suite 485, Halifax, NS 

 

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Home Support Worker

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Home Instead Senior Care 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 Senior Care 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.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Companionship and conversation
  • Light housekeeping tasks and meal preparation
  • Medication and appointment reminders
  • Assistance with grooming and bathing
  • Assistance with toileting and incontinence issues
  • Alzheimer’s Care 
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. 

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: 902-429-2273
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 at 902-429-2273 to learn more or for assistance with the application process.

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