Careers

Join the Goddard House Team!

Goddard House 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 nearly three decades. SLR is acclaimed for our forward-thinking, pace-setting innovations in the world of senior care that include an enriching Olmsted 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 Goddard 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) (Assisted Living)
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States · Goddard House

DESCRIPTION
Goddard House is seeking a Resident Care Associate to work in its Olmsted Memory Support Neighborhood. 32 hours per week 3-11pm and some weekends required.

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.

Goddard House embraces the aging experience for seniors living in the Boston area by operating a high-quality assisted living community and by creating innovative programs which support our need for purpose, engagement, autonomy and choice as we age.

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.

RCAs will be responsible for:
  • Providing personal care as directed by the service plan and as scheduled on the RCA’s shift assignment in a compassionate, professional and efficient manner.
  • Monitoring residents’ SAMM making the required record entries to the Medication Management Record Book at appropriate times, and notifies the Supervisor concerning the effects of self-administered medications.
  • Communicating with and assisting families and visitors in a helpful, professional manner.
  • Initiating and completing activity programming as 

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Assistant Nurse Manager
Brookline, Massachusetts – The Goddard House
 
The Goddard House Assisted Living Community is seeking an Assistant Nurse Manager to join our team! The Olmsted Assistant Nurse Manager provides assistance to the Olmsted Nurse Manager (ONM) and Care Director (RCD) in managing a comprehensive resident care program for residents of the Olmsted Memory Support Neighborhood. Olmsted Nurse Manager responsibilities vary with specific areas of responsibility outlined by the ONM, including assisting with resident care, scheduling and managing Resident Care Associates (RCAs), and serving as a liaison with family members, community agencies, physicians and care providers.
 
Requirements
  • Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse who is a graduate of an approved nursing program with valid
  • Massachusetts nursing license preferred
  • At least two years experience with the elderly, including those with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of
  • dementia, in health care, elderly services or assisted living preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Strong assessment and care planning skills
  • Acute sense of responsibility and moral integrity. 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
  • Leadership skills with the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment and promote a culture of
  • teamwork, customer service, and an atmosphere conducive to growth for all associates
  • Strong technology skills. Ability to become proficient in systems SLR uses, including Google Apps for Work
  • (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides), Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
  • system, calendar management, online project management and staff scheduling
  • Must be able to handle the physical requirements of the job including standing, sitting, bending, and moving and
  • transferring residents (one-person or two-person assist), with the ability to lift up to 50 pounds as required

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Memory Care Programming Assistant (Activity Assistant) Full Time
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States · Goddard House

DESCRIPTION
Our community is seeking a professional to serve as Programming Assistant for our memory support community. 

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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Utility Associate / Dishwasher (Full Time)
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States · Goddard House

DESCRIPTION
Goddard House is seeking a full time utility associate. 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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Receptionist / Concierge (Per Diem)
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States · Goddard House

DESCRIPTION
We are looking for a Per Diem receptionist for our community. 
 
At our community, the Front Desk Receptionist is the information center of our community, managing all phone calls, greeting visitors, providing community information, managing resident transportation and outing schedules, and assisting residents with all requests. In addition, the Front Desk Receptionist shall be responsible for administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Business Administration. This position requires superior people skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Greeting visitors
  • Handling phone calls
  • Being the main point of contact for emergency situations
  • Acting as concierge for residents
  • Recording resident attendance at meals; Managing staff and guest meal payments.
  • Assisting with the maintenance of resident records
  • Assisting the Executive Director with marketing inquiries and tours
  • General office duties such as faxing, filing, supply ordering/inventory and calendar management
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Education / Experience
    • High school diploma or equivalent certificate preferred
    • Possesses expert knowledge of telephone system
    • Front Desk / Customer Service Experience, preferably in the hospitality industry
  • Skills and Abilities
    • Excellent verbal communication skills
    • Basic computer skills (word-processing, spreadsheets, internet)
    • Knowledge of general office equipment including telephone systems and printer/copier
    • Must be comfortable to assist in emergency situations, and able to do so in a calm, competent and efficient manner
    • Candidates must have reliable transportation
    • Background checks will be completed prior to employment.

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Dining Room Server
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States · Goddard House

DESCRIPTION
Goddard House assisted living community is seeking full time and part time dining room servers 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!

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience in a similar role is preferred as well as a flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed are required.
  • Candidates with ServSafe certification preferred.
  • 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. 

Walk-in applicants are welcome.

Goddard House embraces the aging experience for seniors living in the Boston area by operating a high-quality assisted living community and by creating innovative programs which support our need for purpose, engagement, autonomy and choice as we age.

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