Home Instead
Happiness score is 68 out of 100
3.6 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at Home Instead

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Home Instead.

Interview experience

Based on 804 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 792 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 737 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Home Instead

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
45%
About a week
23%
About two weeks
16%
About a month
8%
More than one month
8%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
68%
Background check
45%
Phone call/screening
44%
Problem solving exercises
15%
Written test
12%
Least reported steps
Presentation
5%
Drug test
1%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Home Instead

  • The interview process is very good I felt relaxed, they talk through everything and explain how the company works and they don’t try to hide anything , they chat a lot to get to know you as a person…
    Shared on 19 January 2022
  • Very quick- I applied for the job on a Thursday, was called the following Monday, had an interview on the Thursday and was offered the job at the end of the interview.
    Shared on 26 August 2021
  • At the end of the day my interviewer wanted someone she would want to look after her own mother x
    Shared on 24 March 2021
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Interview questions at Home Instead

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Very simple. Why you want to work as caregiver (and why that company in particular), what qualities you will bring, then just practical questions about what hrs you want to work/when you want to work …
    Shared on 26 August 2021
  • How many hours .Different rates of pay ie weekdays and weekends. What shifts.
    Shared on 31 January 2019 - Senior Care Assistant - Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire
  • Are you an alcoholic or drug taker.
    Shared on 10 December 2017

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Interview tips at Home Instead

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)51%
  • They didn’t have a dress code29%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)10%
  • Formal (business suit)9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Home Instead

  • They really want to know you . Its important they get a sence of your personality as they people match you to your potenial clients.
    Shared on 26 July 2020 - Caregiver - Gosforth
  • If you have hours that you absolutely must not go over then you must say immediately because understandably the care coordinators will allocate you plenty of work.
    Shared on 11 April 2019 - Caregiver - Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
  • Just be yourself
    Shared on 21 March 2019 - Care giver - Birmingham

The first interview at Home Instead

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed45%
  • I called them17%
  • Other12%
  • Other online job site7%
  • Recruiter contacted me7%

How candidates received their first interview at Home Instead

  • Shortly after applying.
    Shared on 5 April 2021 - Part Time Carer/ Trainer - London
  • Be honest about the hours you can do, that’s the main one.
    Shared on 20 October 2020 - Domiciliary Care Worker - Swadlincote
  • Via agency, previous owners took me on who had much more care expertise and a more balanced person-centered approach to running a business
    Shared on 10 June 2020 - Administrator - Segensworth
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