FAQs About Caregiver Careers & Job Opportunities

In-Home Senior Caregiver, HHA & CNA Career Opportunities in Greater St. Louis & Chicago Area!


Want to Connect With Us? Connect with our Talent Acquisition Team by emailing [email protected] or calling us at 636-735-7010 to learn more about caregiver jobs near you!

Discover what make Assistance Home Care different from all the rest!

  • Do you love caring for those impacted by Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia, Movement Disorder or Hospice?
  • Are you searching for a rewarding caregiving career that helps others and makes a huge difference in the lives of others each and every day?
  • Are you looking to grow your career in Health care?
  • Are you personable, caring, ethical and professional?
  • Are you dependable? Do you show up on time or early to work?
  • Are you a good listener and communicator?
  • Do you enjoy making a difference in the lives of seniors and those in need?
  • Do you enjoy flexibility and learning new things?
  • Do you take the initiative to make the most of the opportunity in front of you?
  • Are you a Team Player?
  • Do you want weekly pay and Paid Time Off?
  • Are you looking for access to Healthcare Benefits?
  • Do you find yourself always smiling? Can’t help but be positive?

If you answered yes, then Assistance Home Care wants to help you experience the satisfaction you are looking for by joining our Care Pro Team today! With our commitment to finding, hiring and retaining the absolute best Care Professionals, our Care Pros will tell you that we are caring, involved, professional, fair, appreciative of our wonderful team and the absolute best place to work for people who are called to serve others in St. Louis & Chicago!

Frequently Asked Questions About Caregiver, HHA and CNA Jobs at Assistance Home Care:

  1. What is Assistance Home Care?
    • Assistance Home Care is a leading provider of in-home care services dedicated to helping individuals maintain independence and quality of life in the comfort of their own homes in the Greater St. Louis & Chicagoland areas.
  2. What types of services does Assistance Home Care offer?
    • We offer a wide range of services including personal care, companionship, medication reminders, meal preparation, light housekeeping, transportation, and more for seniors and older adults wishing to age in place with caregiver assistance.
  3. What qualities are you looking for in caregivers?
    • We seek compassionate, reliable, and dedicated individuals who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of others.
  4. What are the requirements to become a caregiver with Assistance Home Care?
    • Must be 18 Years old
    • Highschool Diploma, GED or equivalent
    • 2 Years Experience Preferred
    • Valid Drivers License
    • Active Auto Insurance
    • Background Checks
    • MO and IL requirements may vary
  5. Do I need previous experience to apply?
    • Strong candidates will have 2+ years of experience caregiving. We also provide continuous paid training to ensure our caregivers are well-equipped to provide exceptional care.
  6. What training opportunities are available for caregivers?
    • We offer initial orientation training upon hire, as well as ongoing monthly training to enhance skills and knowledge in caregiving.
  7. What is the scheduling like for caregivers?
    • Scheduling is flexible to accommodate the availability of our caregivers. Schedules are based on availability & skill set match with clients.
  8. Do caregivers have to work weekends or holidays?
    • Caregivers are required to work mutually agreed upon weekends and holidays on a rotational basis.
  9. What is the process for matching caregivers with clients?
    • We carefully assess the needs and preferences of both our clients and caregivers to ensure compatibility and a positive caregiving experience.
  10. What length of shifts are available at Assistance Home Care?
    • 12 hour days (7am-7pm)
    • 12 hour overnights (7pm-7am)
    • 8-12 hour shifts (variable)
    • 4-8 hour shifts (variable)
    • Short shifts (variable)
    • Weekends
  11. What is the pay rate for caregivers?
    • $16.00-$19.00 per hour, including weekend differential pay and overtime opportunities available
  12. How often are employees paid at Assistance Home Care?
    • Weekly Pay
    • Daily Pay Option Available beginning Spring 2024
  13. Are there opportunities for advancement within Assistance Home Care?
    • Yes, we offer opportunities for career growth and advancement for caregivers who demonstrate exceptional skills and dedication.
  14. Do caregivers receive benefits such as health insurance and paid time off?
    • Full-time caregivers may be eligible for benefits such as health insurance after 1 Year.
    • Part-time & Full-Time employees begin accruing Paid Time Off (PTO) immediately upon hire.
  15. How do I apply to become a caregiver with Assistance Home Care?
    • Complete the form on this page, email us at [email protected] or call our Recruiting Team at 636-735-7010.
  16. What sets Assistance Home Care apart from other home care agencies?
    • Locally & Family-owned, Assistance Home Care believes that ‘Happy Caregivers = Happy Clients’ and prioritizes the needs of our Care Team by offering benefits and perks unmatched in the industry
  17. How many holidays does Assistance Home Care recognize?
    • Holidays paid at time-and-a-half include:
      1. New Year’s Day
      2. MLK Day
      3. Easter
      4. Mother’s Day
      5. Memorial Day
      6. Juneteenth
      7. Father’s Day
      8. Independence Day
      9. Labor Day
      10. Thanksgiving Day
      11. Christmas Eve
      12. Christmas Day
      13. New Year’s Eve
  18. Can I choose the areas I prefer to work in?
    • Yes, we prioritize our Caregivers’ preferred locations when assigning clients, whenever possible.
  19. What support is available to caregivers while on the job?
    • Caregivers have access to ongoing support from our local care management team and 24/7 on-call assistance for any emergencies or concerns.
  20. Are there opportunities for additional training or certifications?
    • Yes, we offer our Caregivers the opportunity to pursue their CARES Dementia Specialist (C.D.S.) certification through HCInteractive, we also incentivize this opportunity with a bonus upon completion.
    • Additional training can be requested at any time by caregivers who wish to learn more about a topic or care technique. All training is paid at hourly rate.
  21. What is the company culture like at Assistance Home Care?
    • Our company culture is one of teamwork, respect, and compassion. We value the contributions of each member of our caregiving team.
  22. How do you ensure quality care for clients?
    • Our local care management teams conduct routine Quality Assurance & Support Home Visits to clients to offer support to Caregivers and ensure a positive & safe environment.
  23. What is Assistance Home Care’s Indeed Rating?
    • Indeed Rating is 4.8 stars as of 2024

Why Work for Assistance Home Care?

At Assistance Home Care, we strongly believe that our employees are the foundation of our success and hiring the best caregivers leads to greater client satisfaction.

We are so proud that our employee’s voted Assistance Home Care as a Certified Great Place to Work in 2023!  We are actively looking for Home Health Aides (HHA) and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) to join our incredible Care Professional Team. If you are a compassionate, hard working and dedicated individual seeking work as a caregiver in St. Louis or Chicago, call today or complete our online application below.

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