Why Should I Work at The Ridge Senior Living?

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Are you motivated by purpose? Passion? Do you want a job you’re excited to wake up every morning and go to, and each day you leave feeling accomplished and fulfilled? Then consider a career in senior living at The Ridge. Let us tell you why this could be one of the best jobs of your life.

A physical therapist helps an elderly woman with strength training exercises

Why Senior Living?

If you’ve ever said you want a career where you’re truly helping people, this is it. It takes a compassionate, emotionally intelligent, patient person to succeed in a career in senior living. You have to be conscientious and caring. Not to mention, it’s incredibly fulfilling for you, too. You’ll form relationships with the residents, and they’ll share a lifetime’s worth of stories and perspectives with you — a treasured privilege not to be taken for granted. You’ll have the opportunity to be a positive influence in the lives of seniors in your community on a daily basis, and that feels good.

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Why The Ridge?

What We’re All About
At The Ridge, our bedrock values are based on integrity and gratitude. We believe genuine compassion fosters top-of-the-line care for our residents. We provide excellence in all things, meaning the lifestyle we create and the care we provide are personalized for each resident. Our culinary teams, fitness and lifestyle directors, and caregivers are experts in their fields. We’re a privately owned company with communities in Salt Lake City and Denver, and we are dedicated to providing a quality experience for our residents they can’t get anywhere else. And as a small senior living system, our owners are able to be nimble and responsive to the changing needs of our communities, residents and associates.

A chef comes out from the kitchen to talk with the seniors enjoying their dinner experience

Picture Yourself Doing This …
Whether you have a passion for providing essential care or preparing delicious meals in the kitchen, there’s a place for you here at The Ridge. It takes a workforce with a variety of skills to make communities like ours function at their greatest capacity, so if you’re interested in serving seniors on a daily basis, we could use your help. We have openings in dining, housekeeping, caregiving, and life enrichment for seniors. Check out our current openings.

We Have Great Benefits
We know that investing in our associates is what makes a great company culture, so we offer a robust and competitive benefits package, which includes:

  • Flexible hours for a better work-life balance, including 12+ personal days off.
  • Full medical benefits for those working 32 hours per week or more.
  • Free or discounted meals.
  • PayActiv, a financial wellness platform that allows you early access to a portion of your wage before the paycheck hits the bank. You can also pay bills, get discounts at participating pharmacies, access free one-on-one financial counseling, and start a savings plan — all from a convenient, easy-to-use phone app.
  • Premium pay for holidays.

The Opportunity to Further Your Education
As a part of our benefits package, we offer the opportunity to continue your education while you work here at little or no cost to you. We also have a tuition reimbursement program.

Your Professional Growth
We recognize hard-working team players, and we reward our associates for working together to create communities that provide a best-in-class senior living experience for each of our residents. We have a “promote from within” philosophy, because we believe it’s vital to provide opportunities for growth, and we give our employees the tools and resources they need to lead the life they want and live up to their full potential.

A health care professional hugs an elderly woman who lives in assisted living

The Ridge communities in Denver and Salt Lake City are hiring, and we’re looking for compassionate, dedicated people. We’re an equal opportunity employer. If you’re seeking a career that combines long-term professional growth with daily opportunities to uplift the lives of others, you’re in the right place. Explore our current openings today.