For those who have a heart for caring for and serving others, there are many career options from which you can choose. One very direct way to apply these skills is to become a professional caregiver. This provides ample opportunity to offer care and companionship while earning a healthy wage. If you’re considering a career as a professional caregiver, learn what this may look like if you choose to work with Ella Home Care.
Stable Employment with Benefits
At Ella Home Care, all of our caregivers are employees, not contractors. This not only builds a relationship that feels more like family, but it also allows us to provide our caregivers with added benefits. All of our caregivers are bonded and insured, provided with thorough orientation and training, and supervised by our owner and staff coordinator. Inevitably questions will arise while you’re on the job, and we’re here every step of the way to guide you and reinforce your confidence in caring for someone else. Additionally, we offer the following benefits:
- Above Average Pay for our market
- Referral Bonus
- Paid Time Off
- Short and Long Shifts to work in for your schedule
- Continuing Education
- Work Near Home
- PPE like face masks and gloves
Fulfilling Work While Helping Others
We won’t say the work of a professional caregiver is easy, but the ability to assist someone else in need and to help them age gracefully in the comfort of home is greatly rewarding. The most common tasks are personal care such as bathing and dressing, light housekeeping, running errands and providing transportation, and most importantly being a companion. Beyond the necessary tasks, there is so much opportunity to come up with creative activities and hobbies that allow both the caregiver and the person being cared for to engage, build a relationship, and make beautiful memories.
Relationships that Last
And speaking of relationships, professional caregivers benefit from the deep relationships they create not only with the people they care for but with the entire Ella Home Care team. Sometimes you may be working with other staff side-by-side, during trainings, or when we gather together for any number of special occasions to engage as a team. This career field often cultivates an environment of support, caring, and friendship, which is exactly what we all want in a caregiver!
Want to Learn More?
If you or someone you know might be interested in a career as a professional caregiver, getting started is easy. Click here http://ellahc.com/employment-opportunities/apply-today/ to apply and find out more. We look forward to hearing from you!