Careers at The Hickman

Any member of The Hickman staff is outstanding by definition. We care for our residents in their home, which is one of the most distinct communities in West Chester.

To apply for Resident Care, Community Life, Dining, Maintenance or Housekeeping please download the application below and email it as an attachment to Danielle Favaro at or mail it to: 400 N. Walnut Street, West Chester, PA 19380.

Great benefits available to full-time staff!

  • Health benefits: medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance;
  • Group life insurance;
  • Tuition reimbursement;
  • Retirement and investment benefits!

Full-Time Housekeeping 

  • General responsibilities: keeping the community clean and safe for residents, families, staff, and visitors. Cleaning resident apartments as well as common areas, laundering towels, bed linens, and resident personal laundry. Must be able to operate cleaning equipment such as brooms, mops, vacuums, floor care equipment, housekeeping/laundry carts, washers/dryers, cleaning supplies and other equipment as needed.
  • Commitment and compassion for and desire to work with the elderly and understand their needs.
  • Must present a neat, clean appearance and demonstrate a positive cheerful attitude!
  • Able to work at least one weekend day and holidays on a rotating basis.

Part-Time Receptionist

  • Every other Saturday and Sunday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • Requirements: Some experience with elders necessary.  Must have caring and compassionate heart and a keen sense of hospitality.

Full-Time Day Shift Med-Tech/CNA

  • CNA certification required.
  • DHS medication program competency required.
  • Provide assistance to Resident Care team.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a senior living community is required.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

PRN CNA or Direct Care Staff

  • Provide assistance to Resident Care team.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a senior living community is required.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

Part-Time Community Life Associate

  • General Responsibilities:  Designs and implements a range of activities, trips and community events targeted at senior population, physically and cognitively impaired seniors in accordance with DHS regulations and the mission.  In so doing, provide a sense of community, well-being, and recognition of individual capabilities and talents.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong interpersonal relations and communicative skills.
  • Moderate computer skills.
  • Comfort and ability working with senior population and cognitively impaired adults.
  • Pennsylvania Driver’s License in good standing.
  • Previous experience with aging population preferred.
  • Art/ music skills a plus.

Line Cook

  • Shift: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, includes every other weekend.
  • Line/Prep Cook experience necessary.
  • Experience in Senior Living a plus!
  • Ability to work within a TEAM.
  • Ability to engage with staff, residents, and guests to ensure a high level of satisfaction.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English.
  • Continuous standing.
  • Frequent pushing and pulling/occasional stooping/bending/crouching

Dining Utility Tech

  • Part-time, at least 20 hours a week. Every other weekend.  7:00 AM to 2:00 PM and 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM shifts available.
  • Cleans and sanitizes food service equipment, dishes, glassware, trays, pots and pan, etc.
  • Sweeps and mops kitchen and pantry floor.
  • Empties trash containers.
  • Assists serves i clearing glassware from dining room.

I’m always recommending The Hickman. As long-time residents in the area, this is our community. Living here has given my Dad a sense of belonging... a feeling of home.”

The staff here really do care. I enjoy the social aspects, and the food is excellent.”

Within the first week, my Dad settled in. Not long after that, he said one day 'I'm glad it was my idea to come here.”

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