The term “flexible caregiver” is not standard and is interpreted in different ways.
A flexible caregiver generally refers to a person who can adapt and adjust their caregiving approach to meet the changing needs of the people they care for. A flexible caregiver is able to adapt to different situations and emerging circumstances. They can adjust their care techniques based on the specific needs and preferences of the person receiving care.
It is important for a flexible caregiver to understand and respond to the feelings and needs of the person under their care. Empathy enables them to connect with individuals on a personal level and provide more effective and compassionate care. Resilience often involves finding creative solutions to unexpected challenges. A flexible caregiver can think on their feet and address issues that arise during caregiving, whether they relate to health, communication or daily activities.
Flexibility in care is also about managing time efficiently. A caregiver must balance different tasks and responsibilities, and being flexible allows them to prioritize and adjust schedules as needed. A flexible caregiver is aware of and respects cultural differences. They recognize that individuals from diverse backgrounds may have unique preferences and values, and they adapt their care approach accordingly.
The role can vary widely depending on the specific context, such as caring for the elderly, disabled individuals, or people recovering from illness or surgery. Flexibility in care is often associated with providing personalized and responsive care tailored to the specific needs of each individual.
State College, PA
|$16 – $17 an hour
- Pulled from the full job description
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Flexible schedule
- Health insurance
- Mileage reimbursement
- Paid orientation
- Before you Apply…Do You Qualify?
To be eligible for this position, you need to meet the following requirements:
Have a valid driver’s license, a reliable personal vehicle, and proof of auto insurance
Pass a motor vehicle and a criminal background check
Be able to stand, walk, squat, bend, kneel, reach, twist, push and pull for up to 8 hours
Be able to lift up to 25 lbs
Complete a TB test and a drug screening
Commute to State College, PA USA
Be at least 18 years of age
Read, write and speak in English fluently
Are you looking for a rewarding and flexible job that makes a difference in the lives of seniors and meet the above requirements?
If so, you might be the perfect fit for our team at Home Instead!
Available Shifts & Wage:
4-hour shifts | Morning, Afternoon, or Evening. – What schedule works best for you?
Wage: $16/hour Monday- Friday | $17/hour Saturday-Sunday
Early Paycheck Access Available!
Care Professional Duties and Responsibilities:
As a Care Professional, you will:
Provide personal care, such as bathing, grooming, and dressing, to male and female seniors
Assist with toileting and incontinence care
Provide transportation in your or the client’s car for errands and appointments
Perform light housekeeping tasks and prepare meals
Help with ambulation and transfers
Encourage clients to do daily physical therapy exercises
Benefits and Perks for our Care Professional:
As a Care Professional, you will enjoy:
- $400 Employee Referral Bonus
- Custom and Flexible Schedules
- Paid Training and Shadow Shifts
- 401K w/Company Match
- Supportive Care Professional Network
Interested in joining our team?
If you are interested in becoming a Weekend Caregiver with Home Instead, don’t wait any longer. Apply now to start as soon as next week!
You can chat with our virtual recruiting assistant, Olivia, 24/7, who will assist you with applying for the position and scheduling an interview with our Recruitment Coordinator, Alicia. You can also call Alicia at 814-238-8820 if you have any questions.
We look forward to meeting you soon!
Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated. All Opportunities with Home Instead-443 will be located within Centre, Clearfield, Clinton or Huntingdon County – Pennsylvania. EOE
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $16.00 – $17.00 per hour
Expected hours: 20 per week
- 4 hour shift
- Day shift
- Evening shift
- Every weekend
- Monday to Friday
- Morning shift
- Weekends as needed
Ability to Commute:
State College, PA (Required)
Ability to Relocate:
State College, PA: Relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: In person