Employment

Do You Have a Desire to Help Others?

employSeniorCare Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, is committed to hiring highly qualified candidates and providing those individuals with the opportunity to work in a friendly environment comprised of people who share a desire to help fulfill and support our mission.

Consider joining our team!

We believe every individual’s unique life experience helps us make a positive impact on our consumers, thus every position within SeniorCare contributes to helping our consumers to live more independently within our communities.

When you join SeniorCare, you make a difference in the lives of elders, and adults with disabilities, every day.

SeniorCare is committed to serving a diverse consumer population and fulfilling our agency mission through employee, volunteer and business partners who reflect this diversity.

SeniorCare offers a competitive benefit package for eligible employees*

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Emergency Travel Assistance
  • Generous Paid Time Off benefits
  • Flex Time Policy
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account

*A more complete listing of employee benefits and eligibility is found in the SeniorCare Employee Handbook.

 


CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:


FULL TIME

Protective Services Caseworker

This is a full time position, 35 hours per week. The schedule will be Monday – Friday during standard office hours. An extensive benefit package is associated with this position.

This position investigates and manages cases of elder abuse, neglect, financial exploitation and self-neglect.

It requires clinical skills to assess, interview and provide interventions to mitigate conditions that place elders at risk, in order to allow them to remain safely in their community whenever possible.

A high level of training and supervision are provided. A Master’s Degree in Human Services OR a BS and 2 years’ experience, including documentation and computer skills, are required. Experience doing in-home assessments or LSW preferred. The demonstrated ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment is also required.

We have a great Protective Services Team, highly regarded in our community, serving the interests of victims of abuse, their families and their caregiver network. We work closely with the judicial, mental health and other systems as appropriate, under the guidance of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs, and as an integral part of the umbrella of services offered through SeniorCare Inc. (posted 1/6/2017)

Community Health Worker

Funded under a grant from the Health Policy Commission, the Community Health Worker (CHW) position was created to reduce hospital Emergency Department utilization by connecting socially complex and behavioral health patients to services. Working under a licensed social worker, the CHW will work directly with at-risk patients, families and caregivers in all settings, including homes, to assess their ability to care for themselves. They will assist patients in connecting with any and all available resources, with the goal of improving the patient’s quality of life and avoiding unnecessary hospitalizations.

As part of the Behavioral Health Team this position will:

  • Establish and maintain a supportive relationship with patients at a frequency determined by patient need, including motivational interviewing and non-judgmental listening.
  • Provide case management services, coordination of provider care, linkages to supports, facilitating referrals to social services, assisting in access to treatment, psycho educational support, housing services, and transportation arrangements.
  • Provide input to LSW on treatment plans, fulfill assigned treatment plan duties, address obstacles to patient compliance with outpatient treatment.
  • Facilitate alternatives to Emergency Department Visits through maintaining awareness of patient functioning and service provisions to address symptoms through alternate providers.

We seek candidates with BA/BS in psychology, social work or related field, who have their own transportation, ability to perform outreach services, knowledge of medical terminology and health care plans and familiarity with PC’s/MS Office software applications. Hospital experience and/or 1-2 years in patient care within a Behavioral Health/Substance Abuse setting is preferred.

This is a full time position, 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday during standard office hours. It is a grant funded, one year position with the potential for renewal. An extensive benefit package is provided. This position is an employee of SeniorCare Inc. through a partnership with Lahey Health System (AGH and Beverly Hospitals). (posted 1/6/2017)


PART TIME

Congregate Housing Coordinator

This position will be approximately 16 hours per week, with hours able to be flexibly occurring across weekday business hours.

The Congregate Housing Coordinator (CHC) is responsible for the Supportive Services component of the Congregate Housing at Upton Place in Beverly, MA. The CHC performs outreach/marketing to targeted populations to acquire and sustain occupancy of 90% in collaboration with the Beverly Housing Authority and the MAT team selection review board. Additional responsibilities include community presentations on congregate housing options for elders and adults with disabilities and educating both referral sources and potential tenants.

The CHC will develop, maintain and update supportive plans for tenants, including service coordination, monitoring, conflict resolution and documentation. Encouraging independence and enhancing the quality of life for each tenant is an important part of this role.

A Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, nursing, or a related field is preferred but may not be required dependent upon experience. LSW licensure is preferred but not required. Experience working with older people and/or experience working in a community service setting is desired. Experience should demonstrate the ability to: work independently, establish effective client/case manager relationships, utilize a computer for accurate documentation, assess needs and develop individualized, goal oriented service plans. (posted 2/15/2017)

Geriatric Support Services Coordinator – PT with potential to grow to FT

This is a part time position 28 hours per week. The schedule will be 4 or 5 days per week during business hours. Hours are expected to increase with caseload increases to full time, 35 hours.

This individual will work with elders enrolled in the Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA) Senior Care Organization (SCO), an innovative health plan offering elders a full spectrum of medical and social services. The GSSC participates in a multidisciplinary health care team, coordinates services and provides case management.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and the ability to be a self-starter, team player and creative, independent problem solver. A focus in human services and experience working with elders and/or individuals with disabilities is preferred. Experience with multidisciplinary teams in community service or health care programs is also desirable. (posted 2/6/2017)


All Candidates may submit letters of interest and resumes with salary requirements to: careers@seniorcareinc.org or mail to Human Resources, SeniorCare Inc. 49 Blackburn Center, Gloucester MA 01930. Qualified veteran, minority, female, disabled, bilingual and LGBTQ candidates of all ages, religions and national origins are encouraged to apply. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

INTERNSHIPS

Prospective interns, or their advisers, may contact us at 978-281-1750 or 1-866-927-1050.

VOLUNTEERS

Please see our Volunteer section.