Five Star Senior Living
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High intense job, required experience poor to applying here, overall good company to work for, full time house receives benefits. Not an easy job, always up and moving.
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Fun place to work

It's a great place to work because you are there to assist residents in making sure they are satisfied. I truly love helping the residents and getting to know them. It's not a hard job.

Pros

Helping and getting to know the residents

Cons

None
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Nah

If you wanna get underpaid for doing things you’re not required to do as a server at the palms of fort myers, then this is the job for you, full time pay for servers is 10 an hour and besides getting good benefits the job itself isn’t favorable.
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It is a Job, not a career

This company has gone downhill exceedingly fast in the last two years.This summer they canceled their PTO payouts and did not honor any outstanding payouts during that period. Upper management (Located in Massachusetts) will leave you to rot, especially since they rarely send anybody else to check on locations. They pay is insulting for a full time position, you can make more working fast food. My shift differential is 50 cents for working 3rd shift. You will probably start at $13/Hour, but the raises for COL and Performance will max out at 3%, which is the "Maximum allowed amount". Their health insurance is cut rate, and nobody at my job can afford it's monthly cost, otherwise we'd be loosing money to work. Expect to be left on your own. Expect to train yourself or have somebody new train you while trying to do their job, or expect somebody to force their duties onto you because they just dont want to do them. If you need a Job, you can get one here. Do not expect to stay for any longer than 3 years otherwise you'll drive yourself insane.

Pros

Most of the time, you can leave work at work.

Cons

There is no PTO payouts, use it or have it rolled over into a sick day bank. Low pay for full time positions.
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Not sure

I really can’t fairly rate this job; it was just strange. People were constantly leaving and lots of issues. My personal favorite experience was the job duties were fine; just the pot washing was a bit overwhelming at times. The morning hours and COVID-19 pushed me to quit. Couldn’t get to work and the mask was too hot for the kitchen

Pros

Free food and gifts all the time, friendly staff and residents

Cons

People constantly quitting; no overtime allowed in kitchen
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Residents was nice

Management was not great at all. Too much favoritism .They take too much money out your check every two weeks. Healthcare insurance was not worth getting because most doctors offices around here don't except it!

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Joke

Old building, old system, low pay, don’t waste your time here, management a joke, commute to far for the little pay, nursing home residents in assisted living.

Pros

None

Cons

Everything
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Nursing it’s all about the people you care for.

Five Star has really failed in Lafayette, Indiana. Management had failed the staff and the residents. I enjoyed working the last few years at 5 Star with the residents and family members.But dealing with management and changes to benefit the desk jobs, I’m not impressed. Management only wants to manage employees and ignore the residents and there needs and well being. I am a nurse, caring for residents that are not cared for by management. Look else where save yourself stress and your license as a nurse.

Cons

Poor management of a facility in a whole
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Very busy

Overall a great place to work the residents are the best. Mangment is great. It’s a fast paced job. The pay could be more generous. Schedule is flexible.

Pros

Great environment

Cons

Not enough pay
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Productive

It was an okay place. Scheduling was a bit all over the place. They pulled employees from Nursing to work in dietary because dietary was short-staffed but so is nursing.

Pros

Good pay
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the pay 12 dollars an hour, go work somewhere that'll pay you more

they reduced the amount of staff per floor in half and then blame us for the increase in falls because if youre taking care of a resident then everyone else is unsupervised. also if youre looking in this field, this is one of the lowest paying jobs for a nursing assistant along with all other positions.

Pros

get to take care of people

Cons

short breaks, low staff, terrible pay
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Lacking.

The management here in 2014-2017 was a joke and were of no support to the employees or residents. Often times coworkers and management would do the utmost to be unavailable to aid staff in times of need and did not look out for the best interest of the residents. I'm hoping things have changed since then.

Pros

one free meal a day (breakfast or lunch)

Cons

poor management, poor communication, little support
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Great first job

A great first job that included serving the residents meals. For the most part, the staff and co-workers are supportive but the residents make this job the most enjoyable. The company will also work with you to find the most flexible schedule that works for you.
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Very low wages 20 30 cent yearly raises

Very low wages 20 30 cent yearly raises. Staff is overworked and underpaid. Understaffed and very little opportunities to advance. Employees are stressed and overwhelmed. Due to not enough staff.

Pros

Nurses and staff are nice

Cons

Low pay no room for advancement
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Great crew great patients great management

Loved my time working here the crew was amazeballs helpful caring supportiveThe pay was great for the time period of 2012The residents was great loved hearing about their experiences

Pros

Free lunch

Cons

It sucked when a resident passed away
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Management Staff

This job is a laid back job on 3rd . But you have workers there that don’t do there work and trying say you are not a good working win is actually them when they’re not a good work and they try to make a good worker seem like they are not a good worker and management is not good. So I will pass this job be honest with you I would not work here because it’s just little kids that work there that try to act like they know everything and do wrong things at the job and don’t even clean the resin is right in the resin still be dirty and nasty in the building stinks and I need to update the building

Pros

Love the residents

Cons

The management is terrible and the staff
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Love the co-worker's

The workers work very hard, the management is understanding as possible, cooperate is unrealistic in its goals, the building has its old charm, most of the residents are loving and caring, it really is a good team here, even after being let go for my wrong doings ill always feel like family here, the whole managed team was redone and it's been great fresh new ideas, moving slow in doing things but all in all it's good, a work in progress

Pros

Loving management & coworkers

Cons

Cooperate rules
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Not great

The only benefit to this job was working from home and great salary. Expectations were not feasible related to the number of communities, phone calls, webinars and meeting calls required. Supervisor was in a position she was not qualified for and made bad decisions regarding projects for our team, This resulted in those tasks being overly labor intensive and repeated because the direction was not clear. Not a good experience and I would not recommend taking a position there.

Pros

Working from home most of the time, salary

Cons

Everything else
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not a great place to work at

Always short of workers, some of the higher ups were rude to workers yelling at them in public. IF someone got wrote up the every shift new about it before the worker sometimes. Things that was suppose to be confidential was made public at time.

Cons

Staff was over worked and underpaid, no one ever said thank you to the staff working on the floor
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This place is horrible with management

I worked here for 2 years and never got a raise. They treat their employees like garbage. Do not work here! You will be miserable. They lost a great employee because they wanted to cut my hours cause my cars engine blew up
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Fun and flexible

They like to have Fun, flexible schedule and willing to listen, willing to help coworkers, pay is ok, building is old but has caring staff to make up for it

Pros

Willing to listen and work around schedule

Cons

Covid
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