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300 Hot Springs Rd
Montecito, CA, 93108
United States

(805) 969-8011

Casa Dorinda offers independence without worry, healthcare without hassle, and a lifestyle tailored to you.  From fine dining to private medical services, our all-inclusive approach to retirement living will leave you thinking: Life is good, but retirement is even better.



Interested in becoming a team member? Apply today!

Opportunity Awaits

As one of California's leading LifeCare retirement communities, Casa Dorinda is not only a great place to live but also to work. We look for job candidates who demonstrate professionalism, dedication to service, and pride in their work. If that sounds like you, we invite you to look through our open positions.

Open Positions

health services

Let your caregiver skills flourish in our community.  We have Full Time and Part Time positions available and various shifts around the clock.

Nurses (RN & LVN)

Coordinates and supervises total resident health care activities, provides professional assessment and intervention; functions as the key individual in assuring the delivery of quality health care for each resident

  • Must possess a current California License with at least one year of experience providing direct patient care

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English


Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)

Under the direction of a licensed nurse, monitors resident health status and assists in activities of daily living with the purpose of maintaining the highest level of independent function

  • Current California Nursing Assistant Certificate

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills in English



Apartment Cleaner

Thorough cleaning of resident apartments

General Housekeeper

General cleaning of resident apartments and community common areas


  • High school graduate or GED

  • 2 years housekeeping experience in residential community or hospitality setting

  • Previous experience working in independent, assisted living, skilled nursing or residential home for elderly preferred

  • Must be able to speak and understand conversational English


Evening & Weekend Driver (Part Time, On Call)

Provides transportation for residents in Independent Living, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing, in accordance with established Casa Dorinda policies and procedures, and governmental regulations. Assists the Activities Director in the development and implementation of a quality Activity program, as it relates to programs that include transportation; such as special outings and daily shopping, and additional events as planned and appropriate

  • California State Class B driver’s license (with passenger (P) endorsement) required

  • Must participate in the DOT random drug and alcohol check program

  • DMV Pull Notice check annually with no serious violations recorded

  • Previous experience required working with the elderly population

  • 6-six months working and driving with senior adults is desirable

  • Able to speak, read and write English and possess effective verbal and written communications skills

  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills

dining services

Culinary Staff - Part time and On Call positions

  • Server Prepare dining room for meal service, serve meals to residents, attending to their needs throughout the meal (weeknights)
  • Busser - Set up kitchen and dining room stations before, during and after meal service


Dishwasher - Full time (AM Shifts 6:00am - 2:30pm)

Washes all china, dishes, silverware, pots, pans and utensils using appropriate chemicals, detergents and equipment

  • Minimum Education required: H.S. diploma or GED preferred

  • Minimum Experience required: none

  • Must be able to speak and understand conversational English


Line Cook - Full time

Prepares all food on menu for residents and their guests, including special diets, special dinners, including holiday and special events

  • HS Diploma or GED

  • 2 years’ experience as a Cook in an institutional setting

  • Basic cooking skills

  • Knowledge of sanitation and food safety

  • Must understand, write and speak English fluently

  • Must know how to use all kitchen equipment

  • Previous Experience with Therapeutic Diets is a plus.

  • Must be Available to Work Nights, Weekends and Holidays


Dietary Cook - Full time

This is a dedicated position for our new state of the art Healthcare Kitchen

  • Minimum of one (1) year prior cooking experience in a commercial kitchen

  • Able to follow a written recipe

  • Strong sanitation skills with additional cleaning duties assigned on other shifts as staffing needs dictate

  • ServSafe Certification is a plus

  • Able to stand for long periods, walk, bend, reach and lift up to 75 pounds

  • Must understand, write and speak English fluently

  • Punctuality a must with local candidates strongly preferred

  • Previous Experience with Therapeutic Diets is a plus.

  • Must be Available to Work Nights, Weekends and Holidays


Receptionist - On-Call

Serves as initial in-person and telephone contact for residents and guests of Casa Dorinda

  • Work in beautiful surroundings, work with the elderly, fun job

  • Great for retired person


Officer - 11pm - 730am

Responsible for overall protection of Casa Dorinda residents, staff, and property.

  • Minimum Education (or substitute experience) required: High school graduate or GED

  • Minimum Experience required: Previous experience in Security position preferred; previous experience working with elderly is desirable