Hands and Hearts Home Care is a home care agency located in Columbia, SC. We recently sat down with their top recruiter, Lauren 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)?
Hands and Hearts Home Care – Columbia, SC employs 100-250 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?
Hands and Hearts Home Care – Columbia, SC is actively looking to hire great candidates. With 10-15 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.
Hands and Hearts Home Care – Columbia, SC offers an array of benefits including sign-on bonus, referral bonus, weekly gift card drawings, monthly gift package drawings, employee assistance program (request assistance up to $500), same-day pay option, flexible scheduling, detailed care plans, and meet and greets prior to starting with a new client.
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.
“We are a family-owned agency, with only one location, which allows us to be more personable with our caregivers and clients. You really do become a part of our family when joining Hands and Hearts Home Care.”
What qualities do you look for in hiring a great employee?
“Someone that is compassionate about caring for those in need, reliable and understanding”
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.
“We require an 8-hour Certified Caregiver course to be completed within 7 days of being hired. This goes over all the basics of being a Caregiver, as well as HIPPA and what your rights and the clients rights are. The course is self-paced and can be done on an app on your phone or on a computer.”
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