As a healthcare professional, is your current job keeping you from enjoying a healthy work-life balance? Are you tired of feeling guilty because you missed out (again) on your child’s ballgame or recital? Would you like to go back to school part-time but can’t seem to find enough hours in the day? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, a career as an in-home caregiver could empower you with the scheduling flexibility you so desperately need. What follows are several of the benefits you’ll enjoy while setting your own work schedule.
What Does an In-Home Caregiver Do?
A home caregiver is someone who offers support to the aged or those with disabilities or special needs in the comfortable surroundings of their private residences. Caregiving responsibilities may include companionship, daily care, homemaking, meals, personal care, emotional support, and medical assistance. These diverse caregiver demands require different levels of education and training depending on which role you choose.
In-home caregivers carry many titles and serve in many roles, including nurses, certified nursing assistants (CNAs), home health aides (HHAs), social workers, and physical, occupational, and speech therapists.
How Does Job Flexibility Benefit You?
Choosing how little or much you want to work each week as a home caregiver provides you with these perks:
It’s less stressful
Holding down a full-time job while managing a household and tending to personal needs can be stressful. A flexible work schedule allows you to work around obligations and responsibilities outside your job. As a result, you’ll feel less stressed while enjoying a healthier work-life balance.
Improves your quality of life
A flexible job schedule gives you more time to tend to your physical and mental health needs. For instance, having more hours in the day will allow you to exercise more, eat healthier, or go on a trip with your significant other.
It could grow your savings
Piggybacking on the last point, better health resulting from a flexible work schedule means fewer doctor’s visits due to illnesses. This benefit can significantly reduce your overall healthcare costs.
You’ll be in a better mood
Less stress, better health, and more money in the bank will make you happier in the end. Flexible hours make managing life easier and more enjoyable no matter what comes your way.
You’ll get more done
A flexible work schedule means more free time to spend with family or focus on personal needs. You’ll be able to take your kids to and from school, attend their school programs, make it to your health appointments, run errands, and set aside time for other non-work-related household activities.
It’ll give you more “me” time
And finally, setting your own work schedule will allow you to spend more time doing things you love. Use your newfound “me” time to learn a new hobby, take classes at the local community college, travel to exotic places, or binge-watch your favorite TV shows. In the end, choosing your work hours empowers you with the opportunity to incorporate your favorite activities into your daily life without feeling guilty or stressed.
Why Work for Senior1Care?
If a career as a professional caregiver interests you, Senior1Care can help. As one of the premier home care providers in Indiana, we offer our employees the flexibility of creating their own work schedules. Whether you are seeking full-time or part-time employment, Senior1Care will be happy to accommodate your needs.
In addition to flexible scheduling, the advantages of working for us include:
- A positive company culture that supports your personal and professional needs
- Only work with one client at a time
- Ongoing staff training
- Legacy Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training school
- End-of-year performance bonus
Join Our Winning Team in Fort Wayne, IN Today!
If you are interested in pursuing an exciting, challenging, and fulfilling career in the rapidly growing home care industry, Senior1Care would like to speak with you. Due to our expanding client load, we are currently seeking qualified candidates to fill several open caregiving positions in Fort Wayne, IN.
We offer competitive pay, flexible hours, great benefits, performance bonuses, and the opportunity to work in a positive environment while surrounded by fellow caring professionals. Whether you’re a CNA, nurse, therapist, or another type of healthcare professional, we’d love to hear from you. What are you waiting for? To learn more about how to pursue an exciting career opportunity with Senior1Care today, please visit us at www.senior1care.com.