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Assisted Living & Compass Memory Support

DORCHESTER CENTER, MA

Standish Village is managed by local, Massachusetts-based Senior Living Residences (SLR). SLR’s assisted living and memory support communities have been enriching the lives of seniors and their families for more than 25 years. SLR is acclaimed for our forward-thinking, pace-setting innovations in the world of senior care that include the renowned Compass Memory Support Program, the award-winning Brain Healthy Cooking Program and the stigma-shattering Dementia Friendly Communities Initiative that is quickly spreading across our area.

We enjoy an exceptional reputation among families and professionals for providing top notch care, creating innovative programs that enhance quality of life for residents, and for maintaining the highest of industry standards. It is our associates’ commitment to our “Right Values” philosophy that established and maintains our position of excellence, respect and trustworthiness in the senior housing industry. 

Want an incredibly rewarding career? Join the SLR team!

Work alongside a team of caring and compassionate professionals. Enjoy an outstanding benefits package. Help make our residents’ twilight years their best years. Apply below!

Current Open Positions:

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Resident Care Associate (CNA)
7am - 3pm every other weekend
Boston, Massachusetts, United States · Standish Village

DESCRIPTION
Standish Village is seeking a CNA or HHA for the 7am - 3pm shift every other weekend.

At our community, priority number one is the enhancement of each resident’s Quality of Life. We focus on the whole person, not just the treatment of their most basic physical or cognitive needs. Our method is to individualize a plan of care for each resident, providing just the right combination of services to optimize their overall well-being, independence, personal dignity and enrichment.

DESCRIPTION:
Our Resident Care Associates (CNAs or CHHAs) are responsible for the delivery of quality care to the residents of the community, encouraging independence and ensuring each resident’s physical, social, cultural, intellectual, and mental well being.

A desire to serve seniors and a dedication to improving their quality of life is required. RCAs must maintain a positive attitude, the flexibility to perform various duties in service to the residents and the ability to work in a team environment.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Certified as a Certified Nursing Assistant or Certified Home Health Aide
  • Resident Care Associates must demonstrate experience in geriatric care, work well with seniors showing understanding and patience, be a flexible team player, and demonstrate a desire to work with individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementias.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Background checks will be completed prior to employment.

Walk-in applicants are welcome.

ABOUT US:
Senior Living Residences (SLR), an industry leader, manages and operates assisted living and memory support communities across New England.

SLR is acclaimed for its forward-thinking, pace-setting innovations in the world of senior care that include the renowned Compass Memory Support Program, the award-winning Brain Healthy Cooking Program and the stigma-shattering Dementia Friendly Communities Initiative that is quickly spreading across our area. We are committed to working and partnering with like-minded people which has led to our long-standing affiliations with other ground-breaking organizations including the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center and Oldways, Health Through Heritage, creators of the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid.

Known among our peers as the Right Values Company, SLR communities are guided by our core beliefs in resident quality of life, integrity, innovation, discovery and valued associates. We are proud of the environment we have cultivated that encourages all associates' ideas and feedback in an effort to better our programming, operations and, of course, care for our residents.

We offer a culture of constant-learning and constant-improvement, always striving to set higher standards. In addition, our associates appreciate access to professional education as well as a competitive salary and benefits package that includes paid time off and holidays, retirement option with company match and various insurance benefits.

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Wellness Nurse (RN / LPN) - Part Time
Boston, Massachusetts, United States · Standish Village

DESCRIPTION
Senior Living Residences (SLR) is seeking a part time Wellness Nurse to support Compass on the Bay, an Assisted Living and Compass Memory Support community on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11am-7pm.

SLR is acclaimed for its forward-thinking, pace-setting innovations in the world of senior care that include the renowned Compass Memory Support Program, as well as the award-winning Brain Healthy Cooking Program and the stigma-shattering Dementia Friendly Communities Initiative that is quickly spreading across our area.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Wellness Nurse will assist the Resident Care Director in his or her duties. Assignments are varied, and can include any of the following:
  • Assessment, Service Plan Development and Oversight
  • Management and Training Duties
  • Budgeting, Quality Control and Compliance
  • Record-keeping
  • Conduct tours and community outreach, and conduct assessments of potential residents
  • Serve as “manager on duty” on a rotating weekend schedule with other managers
  • Participate in social activities with residents as scheduled
     
REQUIREMENTS:
  • RN or LPN who is a graduate of an approved nursing program with valid MA nursing license or otherwise meets the requirements of EOEA Assisted Living regulations.
  • 1-2 years experience with elderly or disabled individuals preferred.
  • Excellent management and interpersonal skills and an acute sense of responsibility and moral integrity.
  • Strong assessment and care planning skills.
  • Experience with residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia.
  • Computer literacy required.
  • Sincere desire to work with residents and ability to deal with residents under all conditions.
  • Compassion and patience essential; level-headed and calm in emergencies.
  • Ability to cooperate with other associates in a team environment.
  • Must be willing to perform non-essential duties as needed. Must possess a spirit of cooperation and enthusiasm in order to create an atmosphere conducive to growth.
  • Must be able to handle the physical requirements of the job including standing, sitting, bending and moving residents (one person assist).
  • Must have means of transportation to complete assessments for new and returning resident
 

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Memory Care Programming Assistant (Activity Assistant) Part Time
Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States · Standish Village

DESCRIPTION
Our community is seeking a professional to serve as Programming Assistant for our memory support community every other weekend.
We are looking for a dynamic, innovative programmer who is creative, friendly, energetic and organized to assist the Program Director in creating, scheduling and implementing programs for our assisted living residents, as well as for residents in our Compass neighborhood who are living with dementia.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • The Programming Assistant provides assistance in managing a comprehensive program for active independent seniors, as well as individuals with memory impairments, with the goal of enhancing their social, intellectual, creative, spiritual and physical well­ being. As assigned, instructs and supervises other assistants, Resident Care Associates (RCAs) and volunteers in their participation in activity programming; and serves as a liaison with family members, the larger community and care providers.
  • The Programming Assistant may assist with developing, scheduling and directing these programs daily, including driving residents to off-site activities in the community van.
  • Duties also include providing support for photography, the creation of a monthly newsletter, updating the community Facebook page, and assisting with public relations efforts.
     
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1 to 2 years experience working with the elderly and/or Alzheimer’s populations.
  • Experience providing programs or services to the elderly.
  • Must be responsible, organized, and dependable with the ability to communicate effectively with senior citizens and their families.
  • Computer skills required.
  • Must be flexible and a good team player.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm.
  • Must be able to express self clearly, verbally and in writing.
  • Must have a history of responsible, accident-free driving.
  • Background checks will be completed prior to employment.

Walk-in applicants are welcome.
 

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Housekeeper
Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States · Standish Village 

DESCRIPTION
Standish Village is seeking a housekeeping associate to join our team.

At our community, priority number one is the enhancement of each resident’s Quality of Life. We focus on the whole person, not just the treatment of their most basic physical or cognitive needs. Our method is to individualize a plan of care for each resident, providing just the right combination of services to optimize their overall well-being, independence, personal dignity and enrichment.

SLR communities are guided by our core beliefs in resident quality of life, integrity, innovation, discovery and valued associates. We are proud of the environment we have cultivated that encourages all associates' ideas and feedback in an effort to better our programming, operations and, of course, care for our residents.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist the Director of Building & Grounds with apartment turnovers.
  • Handle service/maintenance calls from residents.
  • Assist with general daily housekeeping.
  • Perform ongoing and preventive maintenance tasks.
  • Keep exterior grounds clean and free of debris, and perform light grounds care.
  • Handle snow removal and salts and/or sands on walkways, sidewalks and entryways, as assigned.
  • Assist with moving furniture and trash removal, as assigned.
  • Assist with Model Apartment set-up for touring.
  • Provide support to various department directors on community special events, holidays and marketing functions.
 
REQUIREMENTS
  • One or more years related experience in a similar work environment preferred
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English, both written and oral, with residents and staff
  • Must be able to relate well with seniors, demonstrating a pleasant, tactful, compassionate, manner. Must have a desire to work with individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementias
  • Must be dependable and reliable, maintaining a positive and professional attitude and a calm demeanor; able to follow directions
  • Must be a flexible team player with the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment actively promoting a culture of teamwork across departments, cooperation, enthusiasm, customer service, and an atmosphere conducive to growth
  • Heavy lifting and moving, requires physical ability to lift up to 25 pounds or more on a regular basis as required
  • Background checks will be completed prior to employment.

Walk-in applicants are welcome.

BENEFITS
  • Rewarding work, a homelike / non-nursing home environment, work / life balance, and supportive co-workers are just a few of the many reasons our associates have chosen to work for Senior Living Residences. Known among our peers as the Right Values Company, SLR communities are guided by our core beliefs in resident quality of life, integrity, innovation, discovery and valued associates.
  • We are proud of the environment we have cultivated that encourages all associates' ideas and feedback in an effort to better our programming, operations and, of course, care for our residents.
  • All associates are treated equally, as valued and respected professionals
  • We emphasize personal kindness, professional cooperation, open lines of communication, and sharing of ideas and concerns
  • Family comes first – we offer generous family, medical, maternity and bereavement leave, 401 K Retirement Savings Plan, life insurance, medical insurance
  • We offer training & education opportunities
  • We have a strict “zero tolerance” sexual harassment policy
SLR offers a culture of constant-learning and constant-improvement, always striving to set higher standards. In addition, our associates appreciate access to professional education as well as a competitive salary and benefits package that includes:
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for vacations, illness or other personal use & Paid Holidays
  • Health Insurance (with company contribution toward premiums)
  • Vision & Dental Care Insurance
  • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Matching 401K Tax Deferred Retirement Savings Program
  • Bonus Opportunities, including a generous staff and resident referral bonus program
  • Support for associates caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's (SLR is a Corporate Champion in the Alzheimer’s Workplace Alliance)
  • AND MORE!
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