Live-In Caregiver in Peterborough

Peterborough and Surrounding Area

Are you looking for a unique and exciting experience?

Do you have a big heart to serve others?

Want to make a difference in the lives of seniors in your community?

Home Instead has the opportunity for you!

The Live-In Caregiver program is a specialized service to support seniors to remain in their homes. What makes this position unique is that you get to be with a senior, providing one-on-one care in their home for 3-4 days per week. This means you have the exciting chance to not only care for someone but build a positive relationship with them, too!


  • Live on-premises at a senior’s home to support them for 3-4 days weekly
  • 36-48 paid hours per week
  • 12 paid hours per day on the clock
  • 12 hours off the clock to rest (8 hours for sleep and 4 hours of additional downtime per day)

BENEFITS of being on our Team:

  • Full-time hours with 3-4 days off per week (great work-life balance!)
  • Set schedule
  • Meals included on days you are living at your client’s home
  • Warm, caring team culture
  • Paid mileage for running errands, driving seniors to appointments
  • Supportive management
  • 24/7 office support
  • Paid high-quality training
  • Rewards for providing exceptional care!

Typical tasks of a Caregiver include:

  • Building a one-on-one relationship with a senior
  • Planning and preparing quality meals
  • Light housekeeping work (sweeping, vacuuming, laundry, everyday tasks)
  • Providing personal care (assist with bathing, grooming, toileting, incontinence care)

We also serve senior clients living with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia! (Training provided)

REQUIREMENTS to be a Caregiver:

  • Be able to treat seniors with dignity and respect
  • Ability to communicate in a friendly, congenial manner with the office and clients
  • Complete a vulnerable sector check and driver's abstract
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and valid insurance with a reliable car (Ideally)
  • Have open availability
  • Past experience in a care-centred role

Compensation: $16-18 per hour, depending on the nature of care provided and client location

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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.
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