Home Instead
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Interviews at Home Instead

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Home Instead.
Interview experience
Based on 371 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 366 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 361 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
46%
About a week
22%
About two weeks
15%
More than one month
9%
About a month
9%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
73%
Background check
50%
Phone call/screening
41%
Problem solving exercises
16%
Written test
13%
Least reported steps
Presentation
4%
Drug test
1%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Home Instead

  • 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
  • Make promises they don’t have any intention keeping! ie mileage hours they can give you and they constantly change the rota it’s so annoying! Waste of time and it’s a shame because the service users a…
    Shared on 4 April 2018
  • Easy process. But I was promised things that never came about. For example, having clients close to my home address as and I quote “we don’t see the point in you driving to the other end of town”. Yea…
    Shared on 24 March 2018

Interview questions at Home Instead

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • 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
  • What qualities could I bring to my work
    Shared on 5 October 2017 - carer at homeinstead - Bristol

Interview tips at Home Instead

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)50%
  • They didn’t have a dress code28%
  • Formal (business suit)11%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)10%
  • 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 Indeed47%
  • I called them17%
  • Other14%
  • Other online job site7%
  • Recruiter contacted me5%

How candidates received their first interview at Home Instead

  • Be honest about the hours you can do, that’s the main one.
    Shared on 20 October 2020 - Domiciliary Care Worker - Swadlincote
  • Applied to an advertisement on social media.
    Shared on 2 July 2019 - Caregiver - Peterborough
  • I applied for a job
    Shared on 4 June 2019 - Senior - Surrey