Mertens House Employment Application

Join a team where you will have time to participate in care, activities, meals and fun with your residents and coworkers. Let us appreciate you!

Mertens House – “Where small is beautiful and care is special”.

You won’t be just another staff member when you work at Mertens House.  We value each team member.  Enjoy free meals, a beautiful and stress free work environment and the best staff to resident ratios anywhere.

Full time (32+ hours per week) and Part time (24+ hours per week) employees are eligible for health, dental, vacation and sick time. We also offer a Simple IRA plan with employer match up to 3%. Full Time employees have the option to choose free health and dental insurance.

Mertens House has 14 residents so our staff is able to spend quality time with our residents providing care with the dignity and respect they deserve.  Our Long Term Care private pay Nursing Home is located in the heart of Woodstock, VT only 20 minutes from White River Junction.

All applicants must work well with the elderly and be true team players. Rates of pay are competitive and dependent on experience.  Annual 3% increases for all employees.

Mertens House is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees on basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, HIV positive blood test results, sexual orientation, gender identity, health coverage status, age or any other legally protected status, nor does it discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities.

Employment Opportunities:

Nursing Employment

Per Diem applications being accepted for all positions and all shifts.

  • RN/LPN:  
    • FT Evenings, including every other weekend
  • LNA:
    • FT Evenings, including every other weekend

Apply online at or call our Director of Nursing, Heather Singelais at 802-457-4411







    (List most recent employment first)


    (Please provide three)




    Have you ever:

    (i) Been found guilty of abusing, neglecting, exploiting or mistreating a nursing home resident by a court of law; or

    (ii) Had a finding entered into the Vermont State Nurse Assistants Registry or the Vermont Adult Abuse Registry concerning abuse, neglect, exploitation or mistreatment of residents or misappropriation of their property?

    (iii) Been convicted of a crime?


    Please read thoughtfully and carefully.

    I certify that all facts I have stated in this Employment Application are true and complete and I acknowledge that Mertens House is relying on the accuracy of the information provided in making a hiring determination. I authorize Mertens House to verify the accuracy of the information provided herein, and I authorize former employers, educational institutions and credit agencies to release information concerning me to Mertens House. I also authorize Mertens House to give references and provide information about me in response to inquiries subsequent to my employment if I am hired. I understand that falsification, misrepresentation or omission of requested facts may result in denial of employment or, if I am employed by Mertens House, may result in immediate dismissal. I understand and agree that if I am hired, my employment will be for no definite period and may, regardless of the date of payment of wages, be terminated at any time without notice and with or without reason, by me or by Mertens House. I also understand and agree that no one has authority to promise me job security or continued employment except the Administrator at Mertens House in a formal written agreement signed by both of us.