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Our Hiring Process

The Caregiver Way

woman caregiverYou may be looking for a job in health care or looking for care for your loved one and have questions about our caregivers. Homewatch CareGivers of Birmingham is transparent in telling you about our expectations and requirements of our caregivers who provide senior care in our community. Working as an in home caregiver should be a rewarding and fulfilling job, and hiring a caregiver should give you peace of mind that you or a loved one is in safe hands.

Steps to Becoming a Caregiver

It’s simple: we are looking for someone with a caring heart who has experience in a caregiver setting. There are some basic requirements to meet before being hired to work for us and meet with any of our clients. Before applying with us, please take a look at what tests will be needed:

  • All employees must pass a federal background check.
  • All employees must pass a state background check.
  • We will conduct a social security trace.
  • We will conduct a motor vehicle and driver’s license check.
  • We will do a reference check to verify past employment and make sure that the employee is a good fit for the job.
  • There is a phone interview, followed by 1-2 in person interviews before hiring.
  • We verify that our caregivers are Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs) or Personal Care Providers (PCPs).

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  • “We wish to thank the wonderful people of Homewatch CareGivers ...”

    - R.C.

  • “We feel confident leaving for work daily”

    - J.C.

    From Pelham, AL
  • “We thank you for bringing your caregiver to our daughter and us. ...”

    - R.O.

  • “Each and every one that I met went above and beyond to make sure ...”

    - S.W.

Safety & Learning Matters

In addition to creating successful matches between our clients and caregivers we want both people to feel safe together. To this end, we provide paid on-going training for our caregivers through our Homewatch CareGivers University. Courses include:

  • Dementia
  • Hospice care
  • Stroke
  • Durable medical equipment trainings

If all this sounds like a good fit for you, get in touch today. We can be reached at 205.639.0180

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