A wide range of career opportunities are available through Greater Springfield Senior Services, Inc. We offer full-time employees:
Greater Springfield Senior Services, Inc. is an AA/EOE.
Greater Springfield Senior Services, Inc.
66 Industry Avenue, Suite 9
Springfield, MA 01104-3243
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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: Bachelor's 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 relevant experience. LSW preferred.
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. Spanish/English fluency required.
Responsible for assisting at-risk clients, within the Protective Services program and/ or State Home Care ANCHOR program (intensive case management), in order to avoid homelessness. Works collaboratively with the Protective Services Worker and/or ANCHOR Case Manager to ensure client's housing needs are adequately met.
Education and Experience
· Associate's Degree preferred and/or High School Diploma or equivalent required
· Two years' experience working with marginalized populations preferred
· Knowledge of temporary and permanent housing options within Western Massachusetts preferred
· Housing Court experience preferred
Will 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 service agencies, precise record keeping and writing skills. Social work experience and knowledge of social services preferred. Sensitivity to needs of elders essential. Must have valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
Minimum qualifications: Written and Verbal Fluency in English and Spanish is required. Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Human Services, Nursing or related. Must have valid driver's license and reliable transportation. MA Social Work license desirable.
Assesses elderly and/or disabled individuals for eligibility in our Personal Care Management (PCM) program, assists consumers in developing skills and resources to manage PCA services and activities of daily living. Requires good assessment skills, home visits, knowledge of community services, good verbal/written communication, data entry skills. Bilingual Spanish a plus.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Human Services, Nursing or related field preferred but not required. Must have valid driver's license and reliable transportation.