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Home Instead Senior Care Interview Questions

Updated 21 Apr 2015
63 Interview Reviews

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    Caregiver Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Omaha, NE (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Home Instead Senior Care (Omaha, NE (US)) in March 2015.

    Interview

    First I had a phone interview, then a face-to-face. Everyone there is incredibly nice and they make you feel very comfortable. The company is founded by a very humble couple and they have successfully distributed their kind mentality to the entire staff. It is a rare find in the world of today.

    Interview Questions

  2.  

    Caregiver Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Metairie, LA (US)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Home Instead Senior Care (Metairie, LA (US)) in March 2015.

    Interview

    I assumed everything went well. The staff there was very nice and down to earth. I was asked plenty of questions. I was given a salary list to see if I was comfortable with the salary. I received a email stating they went with a better candidate. The company is still hiring.

    Interview Questions

    • How would I deal with a unruly client?   1 Answer
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    Care Giver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gettysburg, PA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Home Instead Senior Care (Gettysburg, PA (US)) in February 2015.

    Interview

    It was a quick process! I submitted and interview on a Sunday night was called by Monday, interview Wednesday orientation on Friday and Had my first shift Saturday! It was an easy interview and I was offered a job on the spot.

    Interview Questions

    • What would make you a valuable part to this company? Are you willing to drive in snow? (it was winter and apparently people call off when it flurries)   Answer Question
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    Caregiver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Murrieta, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Home Instead Senior Care (Murrieta, CA (US)) in February 2015.

    Interview

    The first interview was actually over the phone. I had applied online and received an email asking me to call to set up a phone interview. Be warned, be prepared for you call, because instead of setting up an interview, she actually started the phone interview right then. The phone interview is the first screening, then if they'll like you, they will ask you for a face to face. It wasn't one on one, but actually a little panel, two women questioned me about my application, my phone interview and asked a few questions and then explained the job. After the interview, they went outside and talked it over, and then told me they wanted me, and had me take the drug test then and there.

    Interview Questions

    • If your client, a senior falls, what would you?   1 Answer
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    Home Health Caregiver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Home Instead Senior Care.

    Interview

    Group Interview, very unperson-able, treats you like your inferior and unintelligent. There isn't much more to say besides this. You watch an orientation video for about 2 hours and then the management asks a couple routine questions and lets you know that there will be drug testing and a criminal back-round check. They then let you know if you got the job they will give you a call back. Leaving there with really no idea how long or when they will call, when I was walking out I made it a point to shake the manager's hand (I was the only one) and she called me by the wrong name.

    Negotiation

    none

  7. Helpful (1)  

    Home Health Caregiver Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lewisburg, PA (US)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Home Instead Senior Care (Lewisburg, PA (US)).

    Interview

    All of the staff very kind & considerate. The usual rigors of drug test, criminal background check, and finger printing.
    Interviewer was professional but not intimidating. She was pleasant. Is that enough words? May I please be free to leave page now

    Interview Questions

    • Have you ever had any type experience caring for fragile elderly and if so tell me about it.   1 Answer
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    Caregiver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Home Instead Senior Care.

    Interview

    Obtained clients within a week or two. Background check and drug test. Trained in the office where they had it set up as an in home setting and showed us some possible senarios

    Interview Questions

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    Care Giver Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Home Instead Senior Care (Burnaby, BC (Canada)) in December 2014.

    Interview

    incompetent and ask questions that are against BC labor laws, use online process to discourage any one who is qualified in the field and can work elsewhere. On line interview was more like psychological profiling, telephone interview repetitive and superficial- wondered are they checking to see if I am a foreign worker desperate for a job

    Interview Questions

    • how old are you- no real scheduled hours or pay- who would work for them under these conditions-?the desperate foreign worker that's who- this should be illegal in the health care field I guess any one can call themselves a senior home care company   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    realized that this job exploits seniors and would exploit workers they also try to get workers from foreign countries to take these jobs-they won't complain -they just want to live in BC

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    Caregiver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Home Instead Senior Care (Indianapolis, IN (US)).

    Interview

    I had to go through a 2 interview process. Both interviews were very relaxed. The first interview was with the owner, and the 2nd interview was with HR.

    Interview Questions

    • As always what are you strong points and weak points. Also, there were many questions where you had to remember an incident and how you reacted to it. Probably 4 pages of questions like that.   Answer Question
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    Caregiver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Home Instead Senior Care.

    Interview

    I applied online, which included a psychological test that must be passed in order to be considered. I was called within hours of completing it, and was asked to be interviewed. I had an interview with the HR, then with the manager. He was almost begging me to stay with the company. I unknowingly agreed.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    I was offered pay above what is considered normal.

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