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Personal Support Worker (Former Employee), OrilliaOctober 9, 2013
I did my co-op placement with them and was also hired on as a PSW. The wages could be more competitive but it really wasnt a bad place to work overall
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excellent work environment, great supervisors
Outside Homecare Worker (Former Employee), Hamilton, ONSeptember 3, 2013
Pros: nice people
Cons: one mean boss
cutting lawns, trimming hedges and working are a typical day at work.
the hardest part of the job is the picky clients
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Helping Other
Caregiver (Current Employee), London, ONSeptember 4, 2012
Pros: helping others that can't help themselfs
Just being able to see a smile sick peoples faces.
Learn about different illness.
Hardest part about this job is that you can't always take the pain or the sadness away.
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productive and fun workplace working with others
PCA (Current Employee), St. John's, NLJuly 15, 2012
Pros: love working and helping people, but like to take a break after a 12 or 14 hour shift
Cons: i enjoy and love working long hours
Atypical day at work love working as a team palyers with both elderly people and younger people.can be very busy enjoyable day assisting people love to help out pich in and get thee proper job done.
over thee past 7 years ive learned many skills as a PCA
my co workers love working as a team plaayer with them also like to work alone.
Thee hardest part – more... of my job woud be if my client passed away.
working as a team players with my co workers love helping and assisting my clients with everyday living. – less
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Wonderful company to work for.
Office Manager (Current Employee), Evansville, INApril 4, 2014
Pros: great company
Cons: company closed
I worked for this company for 2 years. I was hired to be the Office Manager. The company is very employee friendly. They respect t and work with their employees. The expect the best, yet they always give their best. They are not slow to roll up their sleeves and work side by side with their staff. They have an open door policy and make you feel always – more... welcome to come through the door and shut the door. Again, a great company to work for. – less
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Great place to work and contribute
Accountant (Current Employee), Los Angeles, CAApril 3, 2014
Intentional non-profit. Great place to work and contribute.
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Productive
Home Health Aide (Former Employee), Barberton, OHMarch 31, 2014
Pros: calm workplace
Cons: no health benfits
The job as a whole was relaxing and worry free, I learned so much far as caring for some whome I wasn't related to. My co-workers and also the management team was amazing and everyone was cohesive, I mean we worked so well together in order to get our daily tasks completed and so that the client was comfortable in the privancy of their own home. The – more... greatest task was see the client suffer in pain or declining but the most enjoyable was when the client was happy positve active day. – less
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Fun and challenging
Live-in carer (Current Employee), Liverpool, ENGMarch 5, 2014
Pros: diversity, free transport, food allowance
Cons: long hours
Easy going environment
Flexible
Work at own initiative,can be a bit monotonous and challenging. Great support and training from management.
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A great orgainisation.
Fundraiser (Former Employee), Genève, GEFebruary 24, 2014
If there were more organisations like this than the world woupd be a better place, they do a good job in helping people.
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Fun While it lasted
Caregiver (Former Employee), Detroit, MIFebruary 23, 2014
It was very interesting working with new people each and every day.
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Nice Work Place
Caregiver (Current Employee), Knoxville, TNFebruary 10, 2014
Pros: its light work
Cons: not enough hours with client as need
I love the people and the environment I would come in clock in wash dishes, sweep and mop, walk the dog, clean, sweep, and mop the bathroom, assist with making the bed, assist with personal care...

I learned that patience is the key

The hardest part of my job is leaving my client knowing that he/she wont have anyone to help him/her until the next – more... day

The most part of my job is to make sure my client is happy and feels safe at all times – less
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productive and fun place of wok
Assistant (Former Employee), Safety Harbor, FLFebruary 5, 2014
I loved working here it's an awesome experience to have. my typical day was assisting the owner with the daily tasks at hand. the most enjoyable part of the job is getting to know the children.
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I enjoy being there to help people in need
Administrator (Former Employee), Richmond, VAJanuary 19, 2014
My day begin with making sure everyone had breakfast. Next medication was issued,beds checked and day started. I then took care of paperwork and made sure resident were taken to doctor and other places. I enjoyed taking care of people.
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A Market Leader
Live in Personal Care Assistant (Current Employee), Alcester, ENGJanuary 16, 2014
As a live in carer, I am responsible for care and safe wellbeing of our customer plus total household management.
I work with a proactive team from the office who are very supportive.
I enjoy making a positive difference to the quality of life for my customer.
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Good job to have
Cleaner (Former Employee), Upton, ENGJanuary 14, 2014
Pros: good job
First time I'd ever been hired as a cleaner. It was a good job to have and something I could use for future purposes. The people I cleaned for were lovely!
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Home Health Aide (Former Employee), Royal Oak, MIJanuary 5, 2014
Pros: having lunch out and talking with them.
A typical day at work was working with a one on one, taking care of there needs. How to have patience with the elderly that don't remember how to do most of the thing that needed to be done. Management was great and they also listen to what you had to say,was having to take them out in bad weather for there appointments. Was going shopping with them – more... for food and there house hold needs. – less
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stressful and careless management
specilised carer (Current Employee), Blyth, ENGDecember 28, 2013
Pros: free bar at xmas
Cons: long hours, unpaid fuel milage first 10 miles, no communication, no enough working hours.
week in advance for rota, no communication skills , not understanding the carers needs, unsociable hours, underpaid, first 10 miles not paid on a daily basis. no support,
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A fun place to work
Cashier (Current Employee), Bon Aqua, TNDecember 27, 2013
Pros: we received five dollars worth of merchandise each day that we worked.
Cons: not enough hours and minimum pay
I have enjoyed working for Helping Hands. The team is exceptionally kind. I learned how to run the register and greet customers.
I would say the hardest part of the job was unloading the trucks. We received both food and clothing to go through.
I enjoyed helping customers find items needed and extremely low prices.
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productive and fun work place
Personal Care Worker (Former Employee), Green Bay, WIDecember 27, 2013
I enjoyed spending one on one time with clients, Learing about the clients history in life and family. while caring for others is easy there has been some challenges
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Great home care company
Certified Nursing Assistant (Former Employee), Grand Blanc, MIDecember 24, 2013
Pros: decent amount of shifts.
Cons: too many people doing the schedule
Too many people doing the schedule so causes too much confusion for employees in the field and the people who are doing the schedule, fair amount of long shifts availible but can be hard to come by something permanent or that may work to your life schedule. While working for this company i never really knew who the immediate supervisor or manager was.

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