FirstLight Home Care is a home care agency located in Columbia, SC. We recently sat down with their top recruiter, Heather to learn about their caregiver jobs and get the skinny on what they offer. Below is a summary of our interview.
How many caregivers do you currently employ and what roles are you hiring for right now (i.e. caregiver jobs, CNA jobs, home health aide jobs)?
FirstLight Home Care – Columbia, SC employs 50-100 employees and is currently hiring caregivers, certified nursing assistants (CNAs), and home health aides (HHAs).
How many positions do you have open and what shifts are available?
FirstLight Home Care – Columbia, SC is actively looking to hire great candidates. With 5-10 open positions, Immediate full-time, part-time, day shift, and night shift opportunities are available.
Tell us about some of the benefits offered to your team members.
FirstLight Home Care – Columbia, SC offers an array of benefits including competitive pay, supplemental insurance, flexible work hours, telephony system, and rewards incentives program.
What is unique about working for your company? Describe a benefit or something about your culture that someone may not know from reading your job ads.
“At FirstLight Home Care, you get to do something that makes a difference in someone’s life. Our professional caregivers provide safety, comfort and companionship for the elderly and adults who need support. But we do more that make a meal or help with mobility. We establish meaningful relationships built on trust and respect.“
What qualities do you look for in hiring a great employee?
“You’ve had a job or experience in a position with similar responsibilities Your are service-minded with a desire to help others have their best day It’s your nature to be empathetic, kind, and trustworthy You are self-motivated, decisive and resourceful You are a good listener with excellent communication skills”
Describe any training or career path opportunities you may offer, including if you’d like to recruit people without past experience that want to learn to care for others.
“FirstLight has a “caregiver first” mentality. We offer video training as well as hands on training. We welcome those without experience as well as experienced and certified caregivers.“
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