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Join the Farmington Station Team!

Assisted Living & Compass Memory Support
FARMINGTON, CT

Managed by the local, New England-based Senior Living Residences (SLR), Farmington Station provides residents with opportunities for lifelong-learning, cultural enrichment, and adventures in the surrounding local community. SLR’s primary goal for the past 30 years has been to give residents the best quality of life and provide support for their families. Learn more about our renowned Compass Memory Support Program, distinctive Brain Healthy Cooking Program and stigma-shattering Dementia Friendly Communities Initiative.

Want an incredibly rewarding career? Join our team!

Farmington Station fosters a work environment in which employees perform alongside a team of caring and compassionate professionals, have an exceptional benefits package, and support our residents in their twilight years to make them their best years.

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Resident Care Associate / CNA & CHHA
Farmington, Connecticut, United States · Farmington Station

DESCRIPTION
Farmington Station Assisted Living is seeking Certified Nursing Assistants and Home Health Aides to join our team as Resident Care Associates!

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.

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Cook – Part Time
Farmington, Connecticut, United States · Farmington Station

DESCRIPTION
Farmington Station is seeking a Part Time cook to join our team. If you enjoy working with seniors, come and be part of the team that gives our amazing residents and their guests an enjoyable and delicious dining experience! The hours of the role are Mondays and Fridays (12pm-8pm) and either Saturday or Sunday (12pm-8pm). 

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.Walk-in applicants are also welcome.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Preparing, planning and plating food for meals and special events
  • Accommodating residents’ dietary needs as required

QUALIFICATIONS
Qualified candidates must be ServSafe certified and have an interest in working with a senior population. Candidates with previous experience in a senior care facility are preferred.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience as a cook in a fast paced setting, a hospitality or healthcare environment preferred
  • ServSafe Certified
  • Working knowledge of kitchen organization and food preparation
  • Flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
  • A desire to serve seniors and a dedication to improving their quality of life is required. Candidates must have reliable transportation.
 

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Director of Compass Programming
Farmington, Connecticut, United States · Farmington Station
 
Senior Living Residences, a well respected leader of assisted living and memory support, is on the lookout for top-notch talent. We’re an equal-opportunity employer offering competitive compensation and great benefits, not to mention a work environment with positive energy filled with friendly people committed to doing the very best they can to take care of seniors. Do you share these values?
 
WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?
The Director of Compass Programming at Farmington Station is a key member of the community’s leadership team and reports to the Executive Director. This person is responsible for creating and implementing meaningful, therapeutic programming and an innovative whole-person approach that focuses on a resident’s emotions, strengths, and remaining abilities—not on their disabilities.
 
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manage the daily operation of the Compass Memory Support Neighborhood, in coordination with the leadership team
  • Manage a comprehensive therapeutic program, with the goal of enhancing social, intellectual, creative, spiritual and physical well-being of residents, in accordance with Compass goals and procedures
  • Supervise and train programming assistants, Resident Care Associates and volunteers
  • Assist with monthly newsletter, Facebook and community events
  • Plan scheduled outings for residents and occasionally drive the van/car
  • Manage the department budget
  • Serve as Manager on Duty, including rotating weekends
 
WE’D LOVE TO CHAT IF YOU HAVE:
  • 5+ years of senior healthcare experience; Professional licensure in related healthcare field preferred
  • Knowledge of Alzheimer’s Disease, related dementias, and behavior management techniques, and a sincere desire to work with cognitively impaired residents
  • Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) and Certified Alzheimer’s Association support group leader (if you don’t, we will offer the opportunity to get these certifications)
  • A valid driver’s license and history of accident-free driving
 
WHAT WE EXPECT:
  • Teamwork: Promote a positive team spirit and a culture of cooperation, openness, enthusiasm, customer service, and an atmosphere conducive to growth.
  • Trustworthiness: Demonstrate an acute sense of responsibility and moral integrity with strong follow-through on commitments, inspiring the trust of others.
  • Professionalism: Provide leadership; take the initiative, handle pressure and be level-headed in emergencies, treat others with respect, excel at project management.
  • Communication: Interact clearly and effectively with an openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts; Demonstrate patience, tact, positive energy and enthusiasm.
  • Technical Ability: You can’t be successful at this job if you are averse to technology! We use technology to do our jobs and communicate with residents, families and coworkers.

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Utility Associate / Dishwasher
Farmington, Connecticut, United States · Farmington Station

DESCRIPTION
Farmington Station  is seeking a full time utility associate (12pm-8pm). If you enjoy working with seniors, come and be part of the team that gives our amazing residents and their guests an enjoyable dining experience!

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:
  • Responsibilities include dish washing, heavy cleaning of kitchen counters & storeroom, mopping floors, emptying trash, and other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • The utility person will work with volunteers, residents of the community and other staff members to complete tasks.

Qualifications:
  • Must be able to communicate clearly, listen to resident needs and work with both small and large groups.
  • Have excellent problem-solving skills and a strong work ethic.
  • Be able to lift 60 pounds and operate equipment safely.
  • Have a flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
  • A desire to serve seniors and a dedication to improving their quality of life is required.
  • Candidates must have reliable transportation.
  • Background checks will be completed prior to employment.

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