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The Connecticut Assisted Living Association and our members offer different levels of jobs to service the assisted living community. Look through the options below to see which opportunity is best for you.


We seek one $28/hr Recreation Director (9am-5pm M-F, w/one weekend a month). We aim to find a professional, creative, flexible, and gracious local leader with a heartfelt calling to help seniors and their families. Our recreation leaders enjoy lovable residents, tremendous freedom, generous budgets, and little paperwork. We value TRD certification, dementia training, artistic/musical/photography talents, religious knowledge, CNA experience, computer skills, and hospice expertise. We aim to earn our Purple Flag for Dementia Care by December 2021. Our Shady Oaks Assisted Living team provides strong nursing in a cozy and loyal small home. Bristol Press readers voted us Best Nursing Facility in 2020 and 2021. To learn more, see: To apply, please send us your resume by Indeed or e-mail. We will call our best 20% and invite top applicants to visit. This will be a several week process so we can find our best mutual fit. Thank you!
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $28.00 per hour
COVID-19 considerations:
We value COVID-19 safety. So far, no resident or staff member has caught COVID from in our home. We use fresh KN-95s, 75+ air purifiers, and weekly tests for non-vaccinated staff. Our residents are 95% vaccinated, and our staff is about 90%

Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk is hiring a Full-time Senior Advisor (Director of Sales) for our Memory Care Assisted Living Community. The Senior Advisor will be responsible for all aspects of internal and external sales of our Memory Care Assisted Living Community. This position develops and executes a quarterly sales overview, as well as a monthly outreach plan. The Senior Advisor evaluates and identifies occupancy strategies. Additionally, the Senior Advisor develops and builds supportive relationships with families, clients, and prospects within the community and referral sources. This position works on a team with another Senior Advisor in the location.

The Senior Advisor requires a proven ability to close sales in the Senior Living Industry and related memory care experience required. Must be a dynamic self-starter, organized and able to work as a team with internal departments. We require exceptional customer service skills. Qualified candidates must exhibit an up-beat, polished, professional and personable demeanor. We require 3+ years of experience executing the sales and outreach process. Memory Care experience preferred.

Please send your resume to Jessica Kennedy, Corporate Recruiter


Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk, 123 Richards Ave, Norwalk, CT 06854


Geer Lodge Assisted Living located in the scenic, historic town of Canaan, offers Independent and Assisted Living, Memory Care and Out-Patient Therapy. We are seeking an exceptional full-time Director of Resident Care, SALSA with a commitment to quality of caregiving, teaching, wellness counseling coupled with areas of management and creative approaches to resident services. 

As part of the Geer’s family, you will not only enjoy working with a great team, we also offer on-going support and unlimited growth potential We’re caring, we’re flexible, we’re fun and we offer a positive work-life balance experience. 

Our staff thrive on the reasons to join Geer’s Nursing Team! 

  • Attractive Salary & Benefit package 
  • Sign-On Bonus 
  • 403B w/Company Match 
  • Nurse Leadership Development 
  • Advancement Opportunities 
  • Annual Scholarships 
  • Reciprocity Reimbursement 
  • On-Site Pharmacy & YMCA 

Take your first step towards a successful future with Geer and call today! 

Sheri Mele, Recruitment Specialist 
Geer Village Senior Community 
99 South Canaan Road
Canaan, CT 06018 

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels.

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?

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.

● 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
● Lead programs and activities in our Compass neighborhood
● Supervise and train programming assistants, Resident Care Associates and volunteers on running
successful community programs
● Assist with monthly newsletter, Facebook and community events
● Plan scheduled outings for residents; drive the van/car for outings
● Manage the department budget
● Serve as Manager on Duty on a rotation basis (approximately one weekend every 1-2 months

● 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

● 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

We seek one full-time $110,000 RN to help lead our small assisted living home, especially for regulatory compliance and staff development. Ideal hours are 10:30am-6:30pm Monday-Friday, 3 on-call nights weekly, and 1 on-call weekend every third weekend. We offer 3% annual raises, flexible scheduling, healthcare, and 3 paid vacation weeks yearly. Pay is negotiable +/- $5,000 with more or less time for on-call or during evenings. We aim to find a top RN who respects regulations, knows clinical skills, and values teamwork. Our RNs enjoy more independence and feel more personal connection than RNs in bigger homes.

Shady Oaks provides strong nursing in a cozy and loyal home. Our residents are kind, and our home feels homey. Bristol Press readers voted Shady Oaks Assisted Living as the best Skilled Nursing Facility & Retirement Home for 2020. We average 5.0 across our 38 Google reviews. To apply, please send us your resume by e-mail ( We will call our best 20% for phone interviews and invite our top applicants for in-person visits. Preferred applicants will have prior skilled nursing or assisted living experience and live locally. We might alternatively hire a part-time RN for this role and pay $52/hour.

Candidates should have 3–5 years of direct sales experience in senior living/healthcare

Maplewood Senior Living, an innovative, New England based premier senior living provider, strives to inspire our associates to learn, develop, and succeed As we continue to grow, we are seeking a devoted and caring Internal Director of Sales (Community Relations Director) to become part of our family.

Maplewood at Darien is hiring an Internal Director of Sales for a full time, salaried opportunity.

Maplewood offers a comprehensive benefits package for full time employees including medical, dental, vision, a 401K plan, paid time-off, life insurance policy, voluntary Aflac insurance and more!

APPLY NOW or visit us daily 9am – 6pm to learn more!
Maplewood at Darien, 599 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT

The Internal Director of Sales (Community Relations Director) is responsible for achieving maximum occupancy and total revenue potential of the community by attracting qualified prospects to the community from professional outreach activity, inquires, tours, and other sales related initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Meet or exceed community sales standards
  • Maintains or grows resident occupancy to maximum levels
  • Works in partnership with department heads and Executive Director to conduct tours with prospects and host marketing events
  • Follows up on all leads and documents accordingly
  • Ensures strong first impression of the community
  • Trains and engages associates in sales process to drive community and company success
  • Maintains strong professional relationships and community connections


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, human services, or business management preferred
  • Excellent customer service and public relations skills
  • Cheerful and welcoming personality
  • Keen desire to serve seniors
  • At least 3 – 5 years direct sales experience in senior living/healthcare
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Creative approach to achieving goals
  • Experience working with seniors and families
  • Proven record identifying and developing professional referral sources and developing strong partnerships

Maplewood Senior Living conducts pre-employment screening including background check, drug screening and reference checks.

Maplewood Senior Living provides assisted living, Alzheimer’s and memory care, and respite care.  As we continue to grow, we are seeking a devoted and caring Registered Nurse Designee to join our Resident Care family.

Maplewood at Strawberry Hill is hiring a Associate Director of Nursing / Registered Nurse (RN) Designee for a full time salaried opportunity.  

Maplewood offers paid training, bonus & incentive programs and a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time-off, voluntary Aflac insurance and a 401K plan.

Maplewood at Strawberry Hill, 73 Strawberry Hill Ave., Norwalk, CT

The Registered Nurse Designee supports the Director of Nursing (Resident Services Director) in the administration of the nursing services.  In conjunction with the Director of Nursing, the Registered Nurse Designee directs, plans, and coordinates services activities of professional nursing and auxiliary nursing personnel in rendering resident care.  Interprets policy and regulations to all nursing personnel and ensures compliance.  Analyzes and evaluates nursing and related services rendered to ensure quality of resident care.  The Registered Nurse Designee in concert with the Director of Nursing assumes responsibility for providing oversight of the resident health care service’s needs, including the overall medication delivery system and the coordination of in-service training for the Resident Care Services Department.  The Registered Nurse  Designee contributes directly and positively to the team approach to quality resident care by attending to and assisting with a variety of physical, emotional and social needs to help residents maintain their highest level of independence possible.


  • Must be a Registered Nurse, licensed to practice in the state of Connecticut, with a minimum one year experience in assisted living or home care.
  • A passion for working with seniors is preferred.
  • Able to perform tasks which may be physically demanding such as pushing, bending and lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to maintain positive working relationships with residents, their families, peers and other staff members.
  • In good physical and emotional health and free of communicable diseases.

Maplewood Senior Living conducts pre-employment screening including background check, drug screening and reference checks.


 Please send resume to Lori Mott at

Meadow Ridge is the premier life care retirement community in Fairfield County, located on 136 acres in beautiful Redding, Connecticut. Our Community provides its residents  the safety net of a full continuum of health care services. We provide our associates a wonderful environment in which to work with optimum working conditions to provide the best of  care in the work we do.

We are proud to be part of the Benchmark Senior Living family of communities. 

Our Assisted Living neighborhood  has the welcoming feel of a small community. We are a residential living alternative and offer traditional assisted living services such as assistance with bathing, dressing and medication management, as well as a safe environment for those individuals with memory loss.

Meadow Ridge is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse Supervisor (SALSA), who is responsible for the overall supervision, provision, and quality of care provided under the Assisted Living Services Agency license.  As a Nursing Supervisor you will manage the successful operation of the Assisted Living and Resident Health Services under the leadership of the Resident Health Services Director within our senior living community. 

 The SALSA will:

  • Provide coaching, and direct supervision of all resident care service providers in the community
  • Communicate with families and friends of residents
  • Conduct external and internal assessments and be available to take on call as needed
  • Provide on floor nursing support to our residents and interacting with family members.
  • Assure compliance with all resident care related regulations (e.g., medication management)
  • Document and provide accurate record-keeping, as appropriate
  • Demonstrating personal/resident safety methods and procedures
  • Coordinate with outside agencies in support of client needs within the community

Signing bonus of $1,500 will be payable in three equal installments at 30/60/90 days.

Click HERE to apply online.

Farmington Station in Farmington, CT is hiring caring and compassionate Certified Nursing Assistants to serve as Resident Care Associates. Our Resident Care Associates provide direct care to seniors, are committed to providing a safe home-like environment, have a passion for helping others, and enjoy having fun!
Learn more about our community here.
Available Shifts
Opening 1: 7am-3pm (Per Diem)
Opening 2: 3pm-11pm (Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem)
Opening 3: 11pm-7am (Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem)
Don’t see a shift opening that matches your needs? We may have flexible hours and schedules available, which is great for students, mother’s hours, and retirees! 
Apply to find out more about our flexible schedules!

● Spending quality time with seniors and providing direct personal care
● Joining or leading fun activities of your choice with the residents
● Tracking care and other tasks with our easy-to-use electronic health record system
● Light housekeeping services, with the support of the housekeeping team
● Assistance with dining services, as needed
● Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), strong preferred
● Desire to work with seniors, required; Experience preferred but all necessary training is provided
for associates
● Compassionate, patient, committed to teamwork, dedicated, trustworthy, positive attitude
No certification or license? Talk to us. We have internal training programs that once completed, may qualify you for this position.
● Competitive pay, generous paid time off, and holiday pay
● Referral bonus programs
● No more paper care plans! Chromebooks used in the community for all documentation needs
● Access your schedule, time off requests, and pay information from anywhere with our app-based payroll system
● Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programming for associates
● Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
● Life Insurance
● Long-term and short-term disability
● 401(K) Match program
● A caring team that is focused on doing right by our residents and one another
Please send resume to
Morgan Patras at

The Arbors of Hop Brook, Manchester, CT

This position is responsible for maintaining the general good health of the residents of Arbors of Hop Brook (114 IL apartments) and coordination of our Assisted Living program (consisting of 10-20 AL residents); including wellness programs, preventative health care procedures, case management during hospital and long term care inpatient placement and monitoring of home health services.

This is a full time, salaried position.

To apply, click the link below:

The Cascades, Bethel, CT

A 42 apartment Assisted Living community with Managed Residential Care and Independent Living.  We are looking for an engaging, organized partner to join our community and positively interact with both staff and residents.

Requires RN with a minimum of 2 years clinical experience in nursing with at least one year in home health care agency or community health program that included care of the sick at home.

Contact David Ostermayer, Executive Director, at 203.830.7390 or email

The Greens at Cannondale

Beautiful assisted living campus in Wilton, Connecticut is seeking to add another full time Sales Coordinator to the sales and marketing team. Privately owned with high end offerings and no corporate red tape to work through. Sales Coordinators at this Fairfield County property manage the process from inquiry through move-in and have some flexibility of schedule to accommodate the needs of incoming residents and their families. Base salary plus commission pay structure, great benefits and PTO plus a phenomenal work environment are a few of the perks of this rare role.

Assisted Living Sales Coordinator qualifications include:

•Past experience in assisted living or senior living rental sales.
•Ability to maintain a flexible schedule that accommodates prospective resident needs. Work week for this role is currently Sunday – Thursday, business hours. 
•Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
Candidates please contact Jami Brett at for more information

Jami Brett
Executive Search Consultant
P: 614.505.7360 | C: 614.787.8789

Waterstone on High Ridge located in Stamford, CT

This will be a Brand New Luxury Senior Living community and will encompass all the amenities to support the independence and needs of our residents. The position will start around September 2020 and the community will be opening near the end of 2021.

Evergreen Woods | Senior Living Communities, LLC.  North Branford, CT

Ideal candidate must have significant familiarity with the CT Adult Care Home rules and regulations. Licensed Nurse or Licensed Administrators are encouraged to apply. The RCD establishes and implements standards of resident care throughout assisted living and memory care on a 24-hour basis. This position oversees the documentation for residents in their neighborhoods, assigns residents to nursing assistants as needed and assists in the medication management and overall healthcare programs for the residents in a neighborhood.
Required Experience:
– High school diploma or GED required.
– Baccalaureate degree in nursing and a minimum of two (2) years full time or full time equivalent clinical experience in nursing, at least one (1) of which shall be in a home health care agency or community health program that included care of the sick at home
– Diploma or associate’s degree in nursing and at least four (4) years full time or full time equivalent clinical experience in nursing within the past ten (10) years, at least one (1) year of which shall be in a home health care agency or community health program that included care of the sick at home
– Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse.
– Certification in CPR, AED and First Aide
Please email interest and resume to HR director – Nina O’Rourke,

The McAuley, West Hartford, CT.

A managed residential care community with 24 assisted living apartments. The McAuley is seeking SALSA. Requires RN with a minimum of 2 years clinical experience in nursing with at least one year in home health care agency or community health program that included care of the sick at home.

The SALSA position involves interaction with family members, physicians, health service agencies and hospital care coordinators as needed. Also, the position requires hiring, evaluating and supervising nursing and aide staff

If you are interested contact Susan LeMay, Managing Director of The McAuley at 860-920-6373 or email

One MacDonough Place, Milddletown, CT

One MacDonough Place, an assisted living community located in Middletown, CT, is seeking a full-time Registered Nurse. As a non-profit community that is part of the Middlesex Health System, we are committed to ensuring our residents receive quality care and services. 


The Mews

The Mews, a well-established not for profit senior living residence in downtown Greenwich, seeks an RN or LPN for the following monthly schedule: Week 1 and 3: 1-5pm Monday thru Friday. Week 2 and 4: 1-5pm Tuesday thru Thursday and 8am-4pm Saturday and Sunday

For more information, call 203-869-8143 or email

The Residence at Brookside

The Resident Care Director is responsible for the coordinating of resident care in order to ensure that the resident remains as independent as possible in the community. If interested, please contact Executive Director – Rose Thomason by phone at 860-284-5000.



Want to make your Mark? At Benchmark, we impact lives through human connection. The Regional Director of Resident Care develops Benchmark Quality Service in the areas of resident care, resident programming and compliance to state regulations and Benchmark policy. 


Bridges by Epoch at Trumbull, Trunbull CT.

The SALSA is responsible for the overall implementation and coordination of resident care nursing in our community.  The SALSA position involves interacting with various family members, physicians, health service agencies and hospital liaisons as needed.  Additionally, the position requires hiring, evaluating and supervising staff within the department. 

New 115 apartment Assisted Living community with memory care in Bozrah CT

New 115 apartment Assisted Living community with memory care in Bozrah CT seeking SALSA/Resident Care Director (Director of Nursing). CT RN license with 2 years assisted living experience. Looking for a compassionate team player ready to grow with our new community. Supervise RN, LPN and CNA team. Please email interest and resume to executive director – Michelle Drake  

100 Halls Road, P.O. Box 483, Old Lyme, CT 06371

Phone: 860-434-5760.                 FAX: 860-434-5790