Chartwell Retirement Residences Reviews

Updated Feb 27, 2021

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3.7
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Chartwell Retirement Residences President and CEO W. Brent Binions (no image)
W. Brent Binions
102 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefit package/ lots of room for staff at the residences(in 12 reviews)

  • "A work environment that allows employees to make a positive difference in the lives of seniors in our community(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "High turnover rate, rarely hires full-time so no benefits(in 6 reviews)

  • "Its disgraceful and unfortunate as I believe the CEO has a good vision but it is not being relayed to the front line at all(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Dietary aide"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dietary Aide in London, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chartwell Retirement Residences part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    it is the best plcae to build career

    Cons

    I don't thinks there are any cons

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  2. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Manager in Langley, BC

    I have been working at Chartwell Retirement Residences full-time

    Pros

    Fun, rewarding, meaningful, educational and good

    Cons

    Pay is somewhat low for the amount you are on call


  3. "Great kitchen staff"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Dietary Aide 
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Chartwell Retirement Residences part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice environment to work at and the staff was great.

    Cons

    Always understaffed, the pay was only minimum wage.

  4. "Great coworkers but always short on staff - stressful"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Dietary Aide in Guelph, ON

    I worked at Chartwell Retirement Residences part-time

    Pros

    Kept me moving - forced exercise

    Cons

    Stressful Fast paced Some residents can be rude

  5. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Chartwell Retirement Residences full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Great team to work with - Exposure to learning about the health care industry

    Cons

    - The pay can be improved

  6. "Good company to work for"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Property Accountant in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chartwell Retirement Residences full-time

    Pros

    This company is very structured and well organized

    Cons

    Lot of work and you have to meet the deadlines

  7. COVID-19

    "Stressful but rewarding"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Guest Attendant in Sudbury, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Chartwell Retirement Residences part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Variety of shifts to choose from Included meals during COVID Pay bonus during COVID Awesome residents/staff

    Cons

    Lack of staff was stressful on employees

  8. "Good"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Server 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Chartwell Retirement Residences part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice Benefits, Friendly Residents, Salary Increases

    Cons

    Lack of changes, Really Mundane

  9. "Great people"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Registered Practical Nurse/Personal Support Worker in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chartwell Retirement Residences full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The seniors are great, flexible with work schedule

    Cons

    Pay isn’t the greatest, and no actions when suggestions are made

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  10. "Very good place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Dietary Aide in Kitchener, ON

    I have been working at Chartwell Retirement Residences part-time

    Pros

    Flexibility Pay raise Work environment Employee appreciation Management

    Cons

    Small shifts Workload Less shifts Less pay Vacation pay

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