Live In Caregiver

Peterborough and Surrounding Area

Does building one-to-one relationships with an older adult bring you joy?

Do you want to truly enhance the quality of life of a senior in your community?

Are you looking for a role where you may not need a vehicle?

Does the idea of complimentary meals, guaranteed hours, and premium pay appeal to you?

If you answered yes, Home Instead may have the right opportunity for you!
(**NOTE: Due to the high candidate demand for live-in care placement opportunities and due to client vulnerability, only the most suitable applicants will be considered)

The live-in care program is a specialized service to help seniors remain in their homes. What makes this position unique is that you can build a professional care relationship with a senior by providing one-on-one care in their home. The live-in program ensures you achieve full-time hours while only working 3-4 days per week.

OPPORTUNITY Description:

  • Live on-premises at a senior’s home to support them for 3-4 days weekly (own private accommodation area)
  • 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 awarded a live-in care opportunity on our Team:

  • Full-time hours with 3-4 days off weekly (great work-life balance!)
  • Set weekly schedule to help you plan your life!
  • 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 (if required)
  • Connected to supportive office staff 24/7
  • Paid training and premium compensation provided
  • Rewards for providing exceptional care!

Typical tasks of a Live-In 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, engagement activities)

When serving senior clients living with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, training is 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 clear police vulnerable sector check and driver's abstract
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and valid insurance with a reliable car (Ideally)
  • Have open availability
  • Experience in a care-centered role (Retirement, long-term care or home care experience preferred)

Compensation: $20 - $23 per hour for providing Live-in Care

This job posting is for a current vacancy.

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