Our Process

We get to know you at Careworks AZ


As a certified caregiver you will be able to work in Senior Living Communities that provide support services for Assisted Living and Memory Care. Filling out the online application will start the process. After submission our Care Coach will review your application and reach out to you via your preferred method of communication. This is your first step to a new career.

Training to be a caregiver at Careworks AZ


To help you decide if this is the right career for you, we have created a paid Apprenticeship program that will allow you to experience first-hand what caregivers do each day.  The program will allow you to shadow a peer caregiver observing the daily routine. After gaining insight into the role and responsibilities of caregiving, our Care Coach will schedule a very casual interview with you via Zoom/Facetime to see how you enjoyed your experience and answer any questions.

Passing your certification at Careworks


The total required training time is 62 hours to complete course work and testing; 12 hours are hands on in an assisted living community, 20 hours are homework and completed at your home, and 30 hours are completed online (the 30-hours is subject to change depending on the COVID Pandemic and may convert back to classroom learning). In preparation for graduation, the state requires students to obtain; a background check, finger print ID card, food handlers card, CPR/First Aid Certificate, and a TB test. All these costs will be paid for by CareWorks and our Care Coach will assist you in obtaining these items. Students will be paid minimum wage up to 62 hours to complete the certification program.

Topics you will learn:

  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Care Team
  • Legal & Ethical Issues
  • Communication & Cultural Differences
  • Infection Prevention
  • Safety and Body Mechanics
  • Medication Administration
Start you new career with careworks az


Now for the best part. With your State Caregiver Certificate, you are ready to start your career. Our Care Coach will work with you throughout this process to help make it as seamless as possible. Caregiver positions are available across many of the Solterra and Bridgewater buildings, our Care Coach will coordinate with Human Resources to fit you into a building and time slot that is best for you.

After you start your position, the Care Coach will continue to keep in touch with you three months after your start date to learn about your experience and of course be available to you as needed