In order to start applying for jobs on CareLinx, you need to complete a background check. This requirement helps families feel at ease when they hire you and is required by CareLinx.

IMPORTANT: You must complete your profile 60%-70% completion rate depending on the program) before you can initiate a background check. (This includes, but is not limited to: Rate, Education, Work Experience, Profile Picture, Phone Number Verification.) Your personal information is securely transferred to our background checking company (see below) through SSL encryption.

Follow our step-by-step instructions below on how to complete your background check and start applying to jobs!

Note: Please include accurate information in order to successfully complete your background check. We will require your social security number (SSN), legal name that can be verified with official documents, and other identifying information to process your background check and confirm your identity.

Step 1: Go to your profile on the CareLinx app. (Home > Jobs & Career)

Step 2: Select the Background Check button.

Step 3: Select START CHECK NOW to get started.

Step 4: Read and sign the Disclosure & Release forms.

Step 5: Enter all required personal information in our secure form.

Step 6: Select PAY $20.00 to complete the process.

Well done! You’ve successfully submitted your background check. It usually takes on average about 3-7 business days for it to fully process. (Can vary by county.)

Our background checks are serviced by “Backgrounds Online.” All information collected is securely transmitted to them to process your background check and not used for any other purpose.

ℹ️ If you are still having trouble or have any other questions, please send us an email at with a detailed description of your issue and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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