Senior Living Jobs in Essex, CT

Where Career Meets Passion

Are you looking for a job where you can make a difference in someone’s life every day? Would you like to work as part of a collaborative, respectful team? Are you looking for a job in Essex, CT, that offers growth potential? It sounds like a senior living job at Essex Meadows could be exactly right for you.

We believe that when team members are well cared for and happy, they take excellent care of the residents in turn. The lifestyle at Essex Meadows is rooted in our hospitality culture, and our friendly and welcoming team members are the stewards of that culture. With thorough training and positive support, we will set you up to succeed.

Team members and residents often develop strong bonds, which is reflected in their warm daily interactions, but also in special tokens of gratitude. Residents donate to a scholarship fund for team members as well as an employee appreciation fund, distributed yearly. Their generosity is proof that the care, dedication and positivity you bring each day to your senior living job at Essex Meadows makes a difference.

Shifts Available
Full time evenings, 32 hours/week, Monday-Friday
Part time weekends, Saturday & Sunday 7:00pm-7:00am, every other weekend
Part time nights, Monday-Friday

Description
Ensures that nursing care is provided, staffing is maintained, and all programs, policies, and medical regimens are followed. This individual assists the Head Nurse and Director of Nursing Services in a manner that supports and enhances the goals of the department.

Shifts Available
Full time nights, 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday
Part time weekends, Saturday & Sunday 7:00pm-7:30am, every other weekend

Description
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), in accordance with established policies and procedures, assists the nursing staff in providing care for the residents of the Health Center. The CNA is responsible to feed, bathe, dress, groom, exercise, position, turn, and assist in all the activities of daily living with any special function or need of the resident.

Shifts Available

Full and Part Time positions available

Diet Aides provide food and beverage services to our residents in our Health Center.  Mealtimes are the highlight of the day for our residents, and attention to detail and friendly hospitality are essential in making each meal memorable.

You will need to master a set of skills that include menu knowledge, product identification, specialty food modification, medically directed diets, and most importantly, communication. This position requires a certain amount of physical stamina and coordination. A pleasant, compassionate, and friendly personality is essential.  Experience is preferable, but willing to train promising applicants.

If you like interacting with others and have a desire to please and meet new people, you might be the one for us!

Dining Room Server

Shifts available

Part and Full Time positions available

The Servers at Essex Meadows enable our residents to savor the culinary excellence of our kitchen, in the very social atmosphere of friends and neighbors, at ease in the formal Main Dining Room or the relaxed Pub.  Mealtimes are most often the highlight of the day for our residents and deserve the attention to detail and friendly hospitality that makes a memorable occasion.

You will need to master a set of skills that include the Steps of Service, menu knowledge, basic food preparation knowledge, product identification and, most importantly, communication.  This position requires a certain amount of physical stamina and coordination.  A pleasant and friendly personality is essential.  Experience is preferable, but willing to train promising applicants.

If you like interacting with others and have a desire to please and meet new people, you might be the one for us!

Shifts Available
Full time, Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week

Description
The Landscaper assists in all operations of the Grounds Department including maintaining of all lawns, trees, gardens, shrubbery, plants, and ponds.

Resumes can be sent to davism@essexmeadows.com and any questions can be directed to Michelle Davis, HR Director at 860-767-7201.

Employment Benefits:

  • Vacation time
  • Personal/Sick time
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Voluntary long-term disability
  • Voluntary vision
  • 401(k) plan with employer match program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Scholarships
  • Holiday bonus
  • Exercise room
  • Referral bonus program
  • Care purchasing discount programs
  • Auction
  • Holiday party
  • Employee wellness program

Take the Next Step

If you think you can bring a warm and professional approach to a senior living job, and you’d like to work with interesting and beloved residents, apply for a full-time or part-time position with us today.