Posted on: March 16th, 2017
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Employment – Armistead Senior Care is always looking for dedicated individuals to be a part of our caregiving team. We hire caregivers who exhibit professionalism, reliability, integrity, patience, compassion and the ability to adapt to a wide variety of personalities and environments.
We provide onsite training as well as additional ongoing training in a wide variety of topics such as Universal Precautions (infection control), proper lifting and body mechanics, Alzheimer’s and dementia training, etc. We also reimburse tuition for advanced training or outside workshops.
Our employee support includes 24/7 access to supervision, regular check-ins and yearly evaluations. Caregivers must have a reliable vehicle to provide transportation for clients.
Hourly Caregivers specify their own availability. At least every other weekend availability is required. Hourly Caregivers are considered per-diem employees and the amount of hours worked per week are subject to clients’ needs. Caregivers are paid at a base hourly rate, with eligibility for shift differentials.
Experience in caregiving is preferred but we welcome all applicants. References are required and full background checks are conducted. Armistead Senior Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.
As part of our ongoing commitment to our caregiving staff, Armistead pays above the industry average for caregiving.
Armistead has some of the lowest caregiver turnover rates in the industry. We believe and practice that all caregivers should have access to excellent training and education, good supervision and fair pay. All of our caregivers are insured and bonded.