Find a Career at Blakeford

Why Work at Blakeford?

It takes a special person to work in the senior living field – someone driven by a passion for service and a desire to provide the best possible care. If those traits sound familiar, a career at Blakeford could be right for you.

As the Nashville area’s premier provider of senior lifestyle solutions, our team members provide exceptional service across the continuum of care, including independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, and at-home care. Are you interested in a position where you can show caring and compassion every day?


Benefits for Full-Time Team Members

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription coverage
  • Life, STD, LTD Insurance
  • 403(b) with matching up to 4% after one year of service
  • 21 paid days off per year
  • Free lunches during the week
  • Team member recognition programs including up to $250 for referrals

Apply online, or review the open positions below.

Job Opportunities at Blakeford

We’re accepting applications for CNAs, RNs, LPNs, cooks, housekeepers and more. Browse our available positions below.

Director of Nursing

As a Director of Nursing, you love what you do. Your experience and enthusiasm have created care environments that make a difference in the lives of residents, families, and staff. Why not continue your career with Blakeford at Green Hills, the only CARF-accredited long-term care facility in middle Tennessee? Our 70-bed skilled/intermediate care health center, Woodcrest at Blakeford, and 65-bed assisted living center, Burton Court at Blakeford, are searching for the ideal candidate – a licensed RN with three to five years’ experience in long-term care. As a Director, you’ll also need to have management/staffing experience with strong leadership and communication skills. If you have PS and MDS experience, that’s a plus!


Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Our reputation as a provider of exemplary care is a result of having a team who love what they do. If that sounds like you and you’re a licensed Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), we’d love for you to become a part of our team. CNAs interact directly with assisted living and skilled nursing residents, monitoring their vital signs, helping with daily living needs, and assisting the RN/LPN. Shifts are 12 hours and both day and night are available.

Are you looking to become a licensed CNA or has your license lapsed? Sign up for our free CNA classes to prepare you for the exam – if you decide to stay and work with us after the class you can earn up to $1,000 in bonuses in your first year of employment!


Wait Staff

When our residents come to our dining rooms, they enjoy being met by our top-notch wait staff. Our servers often talk about how they love developing on-going relationships with residents and vice-versa. Why not bring your friendly and professional demeanor along with your attention to detail, and join our team? Not only will our residents benefit from your role, but you will as well. And, unlike many other wait staff jobs, our shifts end at 9 pm.

Our full-time and part-time positions start at $12 per hour.


Line Cook – Prep Cook

One of the most important aspects of our residents’ lives is the dining experience, so finding the right people to prepare the food is vital. If you’d like to be part of a team committed to creating a fine dining atmosphere, then join us as a full-time cook. As a cook, you’ll assist in the preparation of all foods according to an established menu in a prompt manner. You’ll also love being a part of the culinary team.


Floor Tech

Our housekeeping team is looking for a full-time, second shift Floor Technician with a friendly smile and positive attitude. As a member of this very fun team, you’ll be responsible for cleaning common area floors throughout our community from 3 pm – 11 pm. You may also perform minor housekeeping and light maintenance as needed. We do ask that you can do heavy lifting.



As an experienced caregiver, you understand the importance of providing trusted assistance for senior adults in their own homes. You also work hard to make sure clients have their needs met so they can experience quality of life. Blakeford At Home, our at-home care provider, is looking for someone like you. We also want you to have excellent communication skills, a friendly and kind demeanor, and a strong work ethic. As a member of the Blakeford At Home team, you’ll feel a part of a community committed to exemplary service for our clients and support for our staff.

We require our caregivers to be qualified to work in patient care, and they must maintain car insurance as they will be transporting clients.

      • Flexible Work Schedule
      • Days and nights
      • Weekends
      • Part-time
      • Full-time hours available

We provide a bonus program of $250 quarterly to caregivers who work an average of 30 hours per week



Do you have a heart for providing compassionate care to senior adults? Then we’re the right place for you. We are welcoming full-time Registered Nurses (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to our skilled nursing and assisted living teams. We believe in an interdisciplinary approach to treatment, so our RNs/LPNs provide exemplary care to residents while supervising the nursing activities performed by the Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA).

As of December 2018, we are offering new starting pay rates for our RN and LPN team members. Apply today to become a part of a team committed to working together for the good of our residents.


Fitness Assistant

Blakeford is a thriving senior living community with residents and team members enjoying health and wellness opportunities throughout the year. With so much happening, our Wellness team is in need of a part-time Wellness Assistant. Our Assistant will aid the Wellness Coordinator in facilitating the Resident and Team Member wellness program. There are things we require for you to be a part of our team.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or other health-related fields from an accredited four-year college or university
  • Relevant experience or training in working with older adults
  • CPR/AED/FIRST AID certified
  • Professional certification from the American College of Sports Medicine, American Council on Exercise, or similar organization

If you meet these requirements and you’d love to be a part of an active community, we’d love to speak with you.


Maintenance Tech

It takes a great team to maintain a community like Blakeford – a team made up of detailed, diligent, and caring people who understand the value of what they do for our residents. Daily, our maintenance techs keep our campus and equipment in good working condition. They also use their skills in general carpentry, small scale remodeling, furniture repair, and more. Come on board as a full-time maintenance tech and put your talent and skills to work!