Employee Care Retains Staff at Shepherd of the Valley

Submitted by Jaime Gillen, Corporate Director of Marketing, Sales and Communications
Shepherd of the Valley
5525 Silica Road, Austintown, OH 44515

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Shepherd of the Valley, a senior living provider for 50 years, is proud of the faith and family-based values that are core to our mission. Locally owned and operated, Shepherd values our caring team and the positive impact they make with the families we serve. 

Along with competitive wages, premium health care options, meal discounts, birthday pay and shift bonuses, we celebrate employees of the month and host various employee appreciation events throughout the year to celebrate our entire team and their many contributions. 

With approximately one-third of our staff having 10 or more years of service, Shepherd acknowledges the long-term dedication of our team and offers loyalty bonuses and annual raises in addition to our broad menu of employee benefits. 

The overall well-being of our team is essential, which is why Shepherd also offers a free employee assistance program for behavioral health needs and provides pastoral services with our in-house Chaplains.

Opportunities for growth and advancement are abundant as we remain attentive to promoting from within and provide a free STNA program for those wishing to take steps towards a nursing career. Staff currently enrolled in school can submit an application for our Shepherd Scholarship program and our Student Loan Reimbursement program is available for graduates to apply. 

At Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Retirement Services Inc., our compassionate team is at the heart of our success as a top-rated senior living provider.

With locations in Boardman, Howland, Liberty and Poland, Shepherd offers luxurious and affordable Independent Living Condos and Apartments, Assisted Living accommodations, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation and extends their services as a home health provider serving the tri-county area. Guided by a Christian philosophy, Shepherd of the Valley is a nonprofit community that is dedicated to providing premium patient-centered care.

Copyright 2024 The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.