Employment Opportunities

A wide range of career opportunities are available through Greater Springfield Senior Services, Inc. We offer full-time employees:

  • 35-hour Full-time Work Week
  • Group Health and Dental Insurance
  • Employer-paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • 403(b) Thrift Plan, with matching and discretionary contributions
  • Generous Paid Vacation Accrual
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Professional Development Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Well Day Program
  • Pleasant, Supportive Work Environment
  • Free, Convenient Parking

Greater Springfield Senior Services, Inc. is an AA/EOE.

Resumes and cover letters may be sent to:

Human Resources
Greater Springfield Senior Services, Inc.
66 Industry Avenue, Suite 9
Springfield, MA 01104-3243

Fax: 413-781-0632

or

Preferred method:

Send e-mail with attachments to  Human Resources 

Current Job Openings:

Protective Services Case Manager

Full-time position in Protective Services Unit of Elder Services Agency.  Duties include intake, investigation, service plans and monitoring cases of abuse and neglect of elders.  Requires home visits, knowledge of community resources, ability to work with families, case writing, record keeping and word processing skills. Must have valid driver's license, reliable transportation and be available for rotating on-call duties. Excellent benefits package. 

Minimum Qualifications: BS degree and three years' experience in case work with a human service agency providing crisis intervention and/or case work services to the elderly; or Master's degree and one year experience.

Bilingual Geriatric Support Services Coordinator

Responsible for functioning as a member of the Primary Care Team (PCT) in an entity contracted with MassHealth as a Senior Care Option (SCO).  To assess the need and eligibility of applicants and clients for enrollment in the Senior Care Options (SCO) programs.  To make recommendations, coordinate, implement, and monitor contracted and community services for the purpose of promoting the client's overall health, independence and to prevent premature institutionalization.
 
Minimum Qualifications: BA or BS in Social Work, Human Services or related field, experience in case management with geriatric population. LSW a plus. Must have valid driver's license and/or reliable transportation.  Verbal/written fluency in English/Spanish required.

Registered Nurse Personal Care Management Program

Enjoy Work/Life balance!  Elder Services Agency seeks team player to work as an RN for our Personal Care Management team. No nights, weekends or holidays.  Duties include performing assessments of potential consumers, conducting evaluations that accurately reflect the consumer's functional abilities, maintaining open communication with medical and other professionals in order to monitor health status of each participant. No hands-on care or heavy lifting required. 
 
Minimum Qualifications: Valid MA RN license, BS in Nursing or Human Services preferred.  Requires over one year relevant experience including one year community nursing.

Bilingual Long Term Services and Supports Case Manager

Responsible for functioning as a member of the Integrated Care Team (ICT) in an entity contracted with MassHealth as a One Care. To provide an evaluation, independent of the One Care organizations, of the need and eligibility of Members for support and services in the community and act as their advocate as needed on the ICT. To make recommendations, coordinate, implement, and monitor contracted and community services for the purpose of promoting the client's overall health, independence and to prevent premature institutionalization, as well as to help the member identify/attain personal goals necessary to promote their health and well-being and enhance their ability to live independently in the community.

Core Competencies and Experience:

  • Experience working with: Disabled adults less than 60 years of age; Persons with mental health diagnoses; Individuals of limited income and resources; People with current or past substance abuseMultiple databases; Multiple programs/payers; Interdisciplinary Teams
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Adaptability and unflappability necessary

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in related field preferred; 2 years' experience working in a human service field with disabled individuals may be substituted for degree; Requires relevant experience over 1 year up to and including 3 years with disabled adults; Must have valid driver's license and reliable transportation. MA Social Work license desirable. Verbal and written fluency in Vietnamese, Russian, Arabic or Nepalese is preferred but not required.

State Home Care Case Manager

Full-time position to assist elderly clients in developing and maintaining maximum independent living. Will be responsible for the assessment and development of service plans and goals. Position requires home visits to elders, knowledge of and extensive contact with community social services agencies, precise record keeping and writing skills. Social work experience and knowledge of social services preferred. Sensitivity to the needs of elders is essential.

Minimum Qualifications: BA/BS degree in Human Services, Social Services or related field. MA Social Work license is desirable. Must have valid driver's license and/or reliable transportation and good driving history.

AFC Registered Nurse

Elder Services Agency seeks team player to work as a full-time RN for our Adult Family Care (AFC) Program. No nights, weekends or holidays.  Responsible for nursing assessment, screening and evaluation of potential participants and care providers living in the community. Participates in team decisions matching eligible participants and families.  Develops, implements, and monitors participants' nursing care plans.  Provides healthcare training and education to program participants and foster families. Reviews clients' plans of care in conjunction with the primary care physician semi-annually for accuracy and updates.  No hands-on care or heavy lifting required. 

Minimum Qualifications: Valid MA RN license, BS in Nursing or Human Services preferred.  Minimum one year experience, preferably in community-based setting.  Must have valid driver's license and reliable transportation. Spanish fluency helpful but not required.

AFC Social Worker

  • Provide psychosocial evaluation, and assessment of appropriateness of referred individuals and potential host families/care providers.
  • Conduct initial and on-going assessments to determine eligibility of AFC site.
  • Assist other program staff in matching potential participants with host families.
  • In conjunction with the AFC Registered Nurse, develop, implement and monitor, individualized care plans and goals for program participants and assist with accessing other community services.
  • Work within established procedures and Medicaid guidelines to provide care management and service coordination to on-going caseload of Family Care Program Participants, including crisis intervention, follow-up services, and discharge planning, as well as conduct assigned/scheduled and/or requested on-site visits.
  • Provide individual, group, and family counseling, to foster care families and participants as needed.
  • Participate in providing emergency on-call coverage as assigned.
  • Arrange respite care for clients, including planned vacations and emergency situations.
  • Complete annual host home evaluations with Caregiver and participant.
  • Advocate for participant with respect to Social Security, Medicaid, SSI eligibility when needed.
  • Participate in training and development activities to increase knowledge/skills for continuous strong performance in this position.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Human Services, Nursing or related field. Must have valid driver's license and/or reliable transportation and good driving history. MA Social Work license desirable. Requires relevant experience over 1 year up to and including 3 years with elders and/or disabled adults.