Working in a nursing home is all about providing healthcare to vulnerable people who need your help. Nursing homes are here to provide seniors with a healthy, safe, and clean environment that caters to their needs, whether they need help with their diet, health conditions, or personal care. They are also great at providing seniors with the social interaction they crave.
Whether you’ve never thought of working at a nursing home before or you’re thinking about doing so now, you may be wondering what the benefits are, and what you will get out of making such a career move. We’re here to tell you that there are lots of compelling reasons to work at a nursing home, some of which we’ll explore below.
Every day will be different
Whether it’s because a new resident is arriving and you’re making up part of the welcoming committee, you’re working with short term rehabilitation residents or long term care residents you can be sure that when you work in a nursing home, no two days are the same and workplace boredom will become a thing of the past.
There’s always a time to chat
In fact, chatting is part of the job! Our residents love to socialize and it’s important they do to ensure that they don’t get lonely and that they’re always as happy, healthy, and stimulated as possible. So, if you’re the kind of person who loves to talk, get to know people, and support them whatever theory needs will be, you’ll take to nursing home employment like a duck to water.
It’s very family-friendly
There is lots of flexibility with nursing home employment and for those of us who enjoy spending time with our families, working at a nursing home is ideal. It’s possible to work full or part-time and many different shift patterns are available, so whether you want to attend your kid’s dance recital or ensure that you can always eat dinner with your spouse, you’ll find that working in a nursing home can make that happen.
There’s plenty of perks
We can’t speak for other nursing homes, but here at Hancock Hall, we appreciate the benefits of nursing home employment and those people who choose to start a career with us, which is why offer a number of perks to our loyal employees who are so good at taking care of our residents. Perks you can expect when you work for us include:
- An annual uniform allowance of $125 (full-time) or $75 (part-time)
- $30 slip-resistant shoe voucher because safety and comfort matter
- Recruitment bonuses when you introduce a friend to Filosa and Hancock Hall and they join the team
- FREE LUNCH! And a FREE COFFEE bar. Yes, the soup, salads, and coffees are on us!
Join us now!
If all of that sounds good to you, why not get in touch with the team at Filosa and Hancock hall to talk about your nursing home employment options today!