Nursing becomes a rewarding calling

With Carela, you're never alone in taking care of your loved ones

Benefits of being a carela caregiver

Embrace the rewards of caregiving with Carela

Nursing as a rewarding calling
You receive a regular income made up of health insurance benefits, cantonal contributions and individual benefits. They are secured and financed by social security and, if necessary, by occupational pension schemes (BVG).
Job satisfaction
We are aware that we can significantly improve the life of the person in need of care by making sure that they can live longer independently in their own home.
You can devote all of your time to caring for your loved one without the pressure of other commitments. Our support concept takes your individual situation into account and supports you in doing so.
Skills and training
Nursing is more than caring - it requires a professional approach. We offer you access to advice, training and development programs that give you the opportunity to develop further.
Emotional well-being
Thanks to a regular income, you can fully concentrate on caring for your loved ones. It's no longer just a side job, it is your profession.
Community connection
Become part of a growing community. Here you will find like-minded people who understand your beliefs, share your passion and support you in this.
How does it work?

Your start at Carela as a relative


Get in touch with us, be it by telephone, via the contact form or by e-mail. We will contact you immediately and clarify whether the legal and nursing framework for our support is given.

Needs assessment

During a meeting at your home, we will discuss the need for care and determine this together. Possible supportive training and coaching options are also discussed.

Employment contract

After Carela has checked the prescription with the doctor, an employment contract will be sent to you to sign. You can sign this and start immediately.

Feedback, support and training

Depending on your individual needs and wishes, we put together the support program you need. We start where it is necessary and sensible for you.

If you think Carela is a good fit for you, don't wait - apply today

Frequently Asked Questions

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We have the answers

What are the requirements to start as a caregiver at Carela?

To become a Caregiver at Carela, it is important that you choose to provide dedicated and compassionate care. You should be physically able to provide the caregiving services and possess qualities such as patience, empathy and dependability. This is especially true if you are not a family member of the patient.

Depending on the needs of the caregiver, specific training programs may be required or you should have appropriate qualifications. Experience in care is an advantage, but not mandatory, as we offer you comprehensive support from the beginning of the cooperation.

Do I need previous knowledge or special qualifications?

Previous experience or qualifications may be an advantage, but is not a requirement. What is really important is your commitment to someone who needs help and that you are able to provide care. We support your training during your employment at Carela.

Who will I care for?

You may be caring for a loved one, family member or loved one who needs regular care and assistance.

How do I get paid for my work?

At Carela, we highly value providing equitable pay to our employees. You will receive an attractive salary with the usual social insurance.

How does Carela finance this salary and when and how will I receive payment?

Your salary is financed by health insurance contributions and specific cantonal contributions. The payment modalities are regulated in your contract, so that the processing is easy and problem-free. We take over the complex handling of the authorities and insurance companies for you.

Does Carela offer training before I start care?

Yes, Carela offers a comprehensive training program both before you start and during your career in care. This ensures that you are well prepared and able to provide the best possible care.

What training and support will I receive?

We offer regular training programs and have established a comprehensive support system for nurses. This includes access to advisory services, additional training and a direct contact person for all concerns and emergencies. If you are interested and suitable, certified training courses can also be completed.

What kind of support does Carela offer for caregivers?

We support our caregivers by offering them access to advice, further training and a personal contact for all concerns and emergencies relating to care and beyond.

How many hours a week do I have to work? Can I arrange my working hours flexibly?

We know how important it is to balance work and family. The number of hours you work depends on your personal circumstances. Together we will find a solution that reconciles your various obligations and guarantees optimal care. You can count on our flexibility.

What tasks can I expect in this role?

As a caregiver, you provide a wide range of services, ranging from personal assistance and companionship to help with personal care and other everyday tasks. During the clarification of needs and the joint care planning, we discuss the activities with you in detail.