10 steps How to Find Caregiver

Here are 10 steps how to find caregiver

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How do you find the right private caregiver for your senior loved one(s)?

Sometimes you can get lucky and stumble upon a wonderful caregiver by sheer timing, and other times it can be the complete opposite. This information will help guide you through the process to make your caregiver selection a better experience.

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Step 1-
Start recruiting private caregivers and get to know the best places to post your senior care job

best 15 free caregiving advertising sites

 

Step 2- Respond to interested caregiver applicants by email with this caregiver job application form and generate a response template to save time. Include  a more detailed job description, general location, overall expectations of employee and budget.  Research local caregiver wage and offer 2-5$/more per hour.

Caregiver Employment Application Form

Caregiver Employment Application Form Template

caregiver job application template


Step 3- S
ift through caregiver job applications and select potential candidates that can assist with seniors care needs. Organize received caregiver job applications based on the date/time it took them to respond to your application request. 📂Open a file for each caregiver.


Step 4- Contact potential caregiver candidates by email and request that they fill out this pre-interview questionnaire form template and send it back to you.

Pre-Interview Questionnaire form

Pre-Interview Questionnaire Form Template-preview


Step 5- 📂Make sure to organize files for each caregiver. You may at some point need to refer back if your top caregiver selections do not work out.


Step 6- Select the best caregiver candidate to interview virtually, or in person. Set the day and time, the caregiver should be there when requested. Notify the caregiver that a set limit for the interview will be 30-40 minutes.

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Caregiver Interview Questionnaire-preview-zoom

Caregiver Interview Questionnaire-preview-zoom

 


Step 7- Screen your caregivers  based on how well the interview went. Here are important questions to ask when considering your caregiver applicants. Do not a skip this step, it is a key component in the search.

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Reference Check Questionnaire Form Template

 

Step 8- Have potential selected caregivers (2-3 max) meet senior for 15-20 mins 😷 . A simple brief introduction and short time frame will give your senior loved one enough time to get a good feel for the candidate.

meeting your new senior client-wise caregiving


Step 9- C
onsider applicants who will agree to a 3 week paid trial-leave your self the room to change your mind.

Step 10- Send and both sign the agreement digitally. Both parties will be clear of the care job related expectations, and protect one another in writing with our Hire Private Caregiver Template Pack

Caregiver Employment Agreement

 

Caregiver Employment Agreement

It may seem like a long process at first, but taking the right steps from the beginning can save you time and money long term.

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Templates included: ✔️Templates have just been updated Sept 2020

  1. HIRE A CAREGIVER CHECKLIST
  2. CAREGIVER APPLICATION FORM
  3. CAREGIVER JOB DESCRIPTION FORM
  4. SENIOR CARE INFORMATION FORM
  5. CAREGIVER EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (Long form)
  6. CAREGIVER EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT (Short form)
  7. SENIOR CARE INVOICE
  8. DAILY CARE JOURNAL
  9. HOUSEKEEPING CHECKLIST
  10. PERSONAL HYGIENE CHART
  11. PRE-INTERVIEW QUESTIONNAIRE 
  12. CAREGIVER INTERVIEW QUESTIONNAIRE 
  13. REFERENCE CHECK QUESTIONNAIRE
  14. CAREGIVER JOB POSTING SAMPLE
  15.  TAX RECEIPT FOR SENIOR CARE

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