Recruiter / Human Resources Manager

Homewatch CareGivers Crystal Lake, IL

Company Overview

 In 1980, Homewatch CareGivers established its mission to preserve dignity, protect independence, and provide peace of mind to our clients and their loved ones by providing exceptional home care.  By delivering high-quality caregiver services, Homewatch CareGivers helps improve the quality of life for those in our communities as well as provide meaningful employment opportunities.  We offer employees a strong family-oriented culture and professional, accredited training that addresses relevant health and wellness issues. Homewatch CareGivers welcomes individuals into our family who are eager to continually learn in order to best serve customers’ evolving needs, and who demonstrate the passion for connecting people to the quality services they deserve.

 For more information about the company and our services, please visit our website:

 Role: The Recruiter/HR Manager is responsible for leading our recruitment effort, identifying, interviewing, screening and hiring caregivers, Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) and Home Health Aides. This key person will develop local recruiting plans, employ candidate sourcing strategies, create and implement new recruiting tactics for two offices.

 Scope of Position: Reports to the Administrator and/or Director of Operations

 Major Responsibilities

 Work with the management team to create and implement a full-scale recruiting platform including online and print job advertising, job fairs and ongoing college placement programs.  

·         Research, recommend and develop new candidate recruiting sources

·         Use online recruiting tools to identify and attract job candidates, leverage the Internet for recruitment including social media and          professional networking sites.

·         Post job openings in newspaper advertisements, online, with professional organizations and educational institutions.

·         Develop a pool of qualified candidates while building a deep network to identify and attract qualified candidates.

·         Track and report new job candidate applications, new hires and recruiting source effectiveness via Care+

·         Conduct prescreening and employment interviews. Hire new employees, complete employee background checks, reference checks and new employee paperwork.

·         Manage ad placements

·         Manage job boards/platforms

·         Direct all caregiver lead nurturing

·         Develop and manage school relationships

·         Prepare and present school presentations

·         Maintain database of caregiver contacts

·         Maintain digital platforms for newsletter and other messaging

·         Manage recruiting budgets as directed by owner

·         Ability to complete cold calls as necessary

·         Track and report metrics

·         Write and review job postings

·         Review caregiver intake recorded calls

·         Provide training on caregiver intakes

·         Conduct telephone interviews

·         Attend industry events

·         Scheduling and conducting job interviews

·         Collecting employment and tax information

·         Ensuring background and reference checks are completed

·         Preparing new employee files

·         Serving as a point person for all new employee questions

·         Maintaining computer system by updating and entering data

·         Demonstrate professionalism, responsiveness and follow up with prospective clients

·         Back Up to Administrator performing new client assessments

·         On Call Rotation

·         Any other duties requested to maintain the operations of the business including occasional caregiving duties in emergency situations

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

          One to two years of human resources and/or recruiting experience required. A healthcare recruiting background is preferred

·         Proven candidate sourcing and relationship building skills

·         Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

·         Ability to travel for recruitment meetings, college visits, career fairs and maintain a flexible work schedule to participate in recruiting events.

·         Able to effectively communicate with prospective employees and the management team.

·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - oral, conversational, telephone & written

 Physical Qualifications:

1.    Able to work an average of 50 hours per week.

2.    Able to bend, climb, stoop, and stand an average of 5 hours per day.

3.    Able to lift 20-30 pounds.

4.    Able to use tools necessary for job.

5.    Able to communicate effectively.


Homewatch CareGivers is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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