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Careers at Canterbury-on-the-Lake, Waterford, MI

Interested in joining the team at one of the very best senior living communities in the area? Then take a look at what we have to offer at Canterbury, the premier retirement community in Waterford, MI. Just click on the button below to review our current offerings. Then pick the one that interests you. Once you reach the page with additional information about the position, you can apply online.

There’s no better place to make a very real difference in people’s lives than Canterbury-on-the-Lake!

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Open Positions

Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Status/Hours: Union, non-exempt, Full time, 3rd shift, 11 pm – 7:30 am (must commit for 6 months)
  • Pay: $14.25/hr plus shift differential
  • Responsibilities: We will have you start with us shadowing our staff so that you can see what being a CENA is all about!  Then we will send you to training, pay for your training and testing, and then you will have a full time job with benefits when you finish training! We ask for a six month commitment to our midnight shift, then you can move to other shifts as they open up.
  • Apply to: Leigh Warner, Staffing Coordinator
Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)
  • Status/Hours: Union, non-exempt
  • Pay: Based on experience
  • Responsibilities: We are seeking a strong ADON to join our outstanding clinical team! We are a retirement community with a 128 bed skilled nursing/rehab wing. This position is a leader on our clinical management team who provides support to our Unit Managers, oversees a small dementia skilled unit, and assists with any daily needs our residents and staff need help with. This position is involved in incidents/investigations, regulatory compliance, training and education, admissions, family communication, infection control and other daily events. This position is a Monday-Friday role that does take call on a rotating basis for after hours questions and needs. We prefer an RN for this role, who has 3-5 years experience in a clinical management position in skilled nursing/long term care. The ideal candidate is a strong leader, has excellent time management, communication and problem solving skills. This position is fast paced with a variety of tasks that often change with little notice. Someone who is approachable, calm, anticipatory and able to work with a variety of personalities is desired.
Utility Tech
  • Status/Hours: Union, non-exempt, full time 40 hours a week, 7 am – 3:30 pm, some weekend/holiday rotation
  • Pay: $12.50/hr.
  • Responsibilities: Floor care, trash removal, work orders, outside work at times helping with snow removal/salting, misc projects.
  • Apply To: Mark DeRaud, Director of Facility Services
  • Status/Hours: Non-union, non-exempt, Full-Time and Part-Time both shifts
  • Pay: Based on years of experience
  • Responsibilities: Nursing duties in the Pavilion
  • Apply To: Leigh Warner, Staffing Coordinator
  Ask us about our up to $8,000 retention bonus!
CENA - $2,000 Retention Bonus!
  • Status/Hours: Non-union, non-exempt, Full-Time and Part-Time on both shifts
  • Pay: $14.25/hr-$15.75/hr to start depending on experience and shift.
  • Responsibilities: Caring for residents in the Pavilion.
  • Apply To: Leigh Warner, Staffing Coordinator – external candidates.
Care Partners (Caregivers in The Meadows)
  • Status/Hours: Union, non-exempt, Part time (primarily day and afternoon shifts)
  • Pay: Based on experience
  • Responsibilities: Universal caregivers for residents in The Meadows. Caregivers will assist residents with dementia and Alzheimer's with all aspects of daily living: bathing, toileting, dressing, eating, medication, light housework and activities.
  • Apply To: Diane Slupka, Memory Care Manager
  Ask us about our $1,000 retention bonus!
Resident Attendant
  • Status/Hours: Union, non-exempt, Part time days/afternoon combo 3-4 day/week
  • Pay: $12/hr to start.
  • Responsibilities: Caregiver to residents in the Leas including ADL care, medications, showers. Experience in a similar role is preferred.
  • Apply To: Tiffany Gregart, Southminster/Leas/Wellness Manager
Ask us about our $1,000 retention bonus!
  • Position: Housekeeper
  • Status/Hours: Union, non-exempt, part time varied days/shifts
  • Pay: $11.75/hr
  • Responsibilities: Cleaning and laundry duties in the community.
  • Apply To: Mark DeRaud, Director of Facility Services
Door Screener
  • Position: Door Screener
  • Status/Hours: Non-union, non-exempt, varied hours, long term temporary position. Start out filling in for day and afternoon shift openings and then can move into a set schedule as it becomes available.
  • Pay: Experience based
  • Responsibilities: Screens visitors to the community either at the Loading Dock employee entrance or at the Pavilion entrance. Asks questions and enters data to an already established spreadsheet. Sends people home who do not meet criteria to enter the building. Must have a warm personality and be welcoming.
  • Apply To: Kristie Arens, Human Resources