As a caregiver, have you ever noticed how the attitudes and behaviors of your coworkers affect your job performance? Working somewhere where the company culture is a good fit makes it more likely to develop positive relationships and be more productive. But finding an employer in the home care field with a culture that aligns with your values and beliefs is often easier said than done. For caregivers, workplace culture matters a lot and what follows are several reasons why the caregivers at our agency love coming to work every day.
Positive Work Environment
At AmeriCare Plus, we believe that our caregivers are our most valued asset. We also realize that a happy employee is a more productive one. As a company, we foster an environment that rewards hard work through competitive pay, benefits, performance bonuses, and opportunities for advancement. While setting realistic goals for our workers and welcoming their input, we equip them with the tools, training, and encouragement necessary to succeed.
To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer our employees flexible scheduling options that include part-time, full-time, day, and evening hours. Whenever a new caregiver comes on board, we pair them with a mentor until they’re confident enough to work with clients on their own.
Supportive Leadership Team
The caregiver management team at AmeriCare Plus understands that our agency’s success and reputation rely on your success. As a result, our supervisors make every effort to help you grow on both a personal and professional level. We also hold quarterly management staff meetings to ensure the right people are always in the right places at just the right time.
While working as a caregiver for us, you’ll receive performance assessments during which we review your progress and welcome your feedback. Whether it’s showing you how to do something more efficiently in the field or helping you develop new skills that open fresh career doors, supporting our people is a priority for every member of our leadership team.
A Level Playing Field for All
We understand that it “takes a village” when caring for clients in their homes and that the open sharing of ideas often results in a higher level of care. Over the years, we’ve cultivated a diverse and inclusive workplace where the cross-pollination of ideas is encouraged.
As an equal opportunity employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on age, race, ethnicity, gender identification, or sexual orientation. We highly value the presence, perspectives, and contributions of all employees and try to integrate new ideas that help us deliver the best possible care to the communities we serve.
How to Identify a Company’s Culture:
Because there are a lot of home care providers out there, these tips will help you narrow down your job search by revealing more about each company’s workplace culture:
Browse their website
Be sure to look at the company’s “About Us” page, as it will usually contain a description of its mission and values. Most home care agency websites also have testimonials from clients and employees, which can reveal much about their culture.
If you know someone who works for a company you’re interested in, speak to them about their experiences.
Check out their online reviews
Another way to research a company is by reading online reviews and ratings written by employees on a site like Glassdoor.
Shadow someone there
Let’s say you are offered the job but are still unsure about the company’s culture. Ask if you can shadow someone there for at least a half day so you can learn more before making a final decision.
Join Our Winning Team at AmeriCare Plus in Virginia
If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of others while serving on a winning home care team, AmeriCare Plus would love to hear from you. Due to our expanding client load, we are currently seeking qualified individuals to fill several exciting caregiving positions. While proudly serving communities in Alleghany, Bedford, and more we support clients and their families with services that include personal care, respite care, private duty care, 24-hour care, Alzheimer’s and dementia care, and more.
As a highly valued member of the AmeriCare Plus team, you’ll enjoy a fast-paced, positive work environment where your input is valued and hard work rewarded. We also offer competitive pay, flexible scheduling, ongoing staff training, and career advancement opportunities galore. No matter your experience level or education, we’d love to hear from you! To learn more about our open positions, please visit us today at www.americarepluspc.com.