PCA FAQs

What are Your Pay Rates and Benefits for a PCA or Homemaker Position?

Our pay rate is based on experience and the client you work with.

Benefits Include:

1 – Direct Deposit or Aline Visa Card

2 – Holiday Pay (excluding PCA Choice clients)

3 – Paid Time Off (PTO)

4 – Employer Sponsored Health Benefit

5 – iPay Statements

Please contact our Payroll Department for more information at 952-854-7760 or click here for email.

Do You Need to Have Experience or Special Training to be a PCA or Homemaker?

No experience is necessary to work as a PCA or Homemaker, however you must:

1 – Be 16 years old

2 – Pass a criminal background check

3 – Provide proof of your ability to work

4 – Complete the online training and test through MN DHS web site

5 – You can not be a spouse or a parent or paid legal guardian of a minor child receiving services

Once you have been cleared by the BGS and passed the test through DHS, a state Certificate will be sent to us and you will be notified that you are ready to start working.

You can find a link to the Minnesota Department of Human Services Individual Personal Care Assistant Training here.

What is the Hiring Process for the Position of a PCA or Homemaker with A+? 

Call us at 952-854-7760, come into our office between the hours of 9 – 3 Monday – Friday, or you can fill out our Employment Inquiry Form.

Applicants for the position of PCA or Homemaker must:

1 – Complete our application

2 – Provide 2 favorable references

3 – Pass the MN Background Check

4 – Complete the DHS Training and pass the test

5 – Receive our agency orientation

6 – Provide proof of your ability to work and get set up on payroll

The process takes approximately 1 – 2 hours to complete.  Once we receive an approved Background Check for all employees, you will be notified that you are ready to start working.