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Home Care Applicant Tracking: Managing Employee Applications With AlayaCare


The need for home health aides and care workers is forecasted to grow by almost 70% between 2010 and 2020. According to Home Care Pulse, nearly 63% of home care providers report caregiver shortages as the single greatest threat to their growth.

Hiring hard working and compassionate care workers can help set your organization apart from the competition and increase referrals. This means agencies need the ability to attract, engage and build better relationships with candidates all while keeping up with rapidly increasing demand.

Home health organizations are leaning to technology to reduce the burden on HR staff to process and file potential candidates. 

Introducing AlayaCare’s Applicant Tracking Solution 

Seamlessly manage employee applications through AlayaCare’s new Applicant Tracking Solution. Track each step of the hiring process for applicants to ensure that the proper steps are taken to hire quality candidates.

With this new feature, your agency can: 

  • Centralize and automate applicant information
  • Streamline recruiting with an online application linked directly to AlayaCare
  • Easily track application statuses within AlayaCare
  • Seamlessly convert applicants to hired care workers
  • Access robust applicant reports

Agency challenges and how AlayaCare Applicant Tracking solves them: 

Challenge #1

Home care agencies are struggling to increase their database of candidates. Many organizations still don’t have an adequate software solution that enables candidates to easily submit their applications online.


AlayaCare enables your home care organization to efficiently capture online applications with a custom form and link that allows you to efficiently post open positions right from our solution. 

Home Care Applicant Tracking

Challenge #2 

Many agencies are missing out on opportunities due to a lack of technological tools. Tracking and processing and searching active and passive candidate applications takes an inefficient amount of time.


The AlayaCare system makes it simple to track and process potential candidates. Once an applicant’s details are submitted online, their AlayaCare Profile is created with an “Applicant” status. All the information from the applicant page is written to their AlayaCare profile under “Demographics”. Applicants can have their status changed to “Rejected” or “Active” depending on the hiring decision and are easily accessible through the global search or through the Employee List.


Challenge #3

Stand-alone applicant tracking solutions can be expensive and don’t integrate with home care software solutions.


AlayaCare’s Applicant Tracking System is built right into our end-to-end solution and includes everything your organization needs to help streamline the recruiting process.  


Challenge #4

Retention: Agencies need the ability to not only attract, engage and build better relationships with candidates, but they need to retain top staff. When confronted with a shortage of nurses and other caregivers, it’s critical to keep yours satisfied, unstressed, and motivated to help your clients. 


AlayaCare’s breakthrough cloud-based home care software – can modernize an operation, meet caregiver needs, and is focused on motivating, engaging and providing tools to existing staff. 


Check out the AlayaCare Applicant Tracking feature

Whether your agency is currently operating on paper documentation or your working on a dated legacy solution, AlayaCare could be the solution you’ve been looking for.

Learn more about how AlayaCare’s Applicant Tracking Solution can drive your organization forward by clicking the link below.