Protective Service Caseworker for High Risk Elders (Part Time)
SeniorCare Inc., located in Gloucester MA and serving nine North Shore communities, is looking for a Protective Service Caseworker for High Risk Elders. The Caseworker performs investigations, service planning and other responsibilities necessary to prevent, eliminate, mitigate or remedy the effects of abuse to an elder. Abuse can take many forms including financial, physical, emotional, sexual and self-neglect.
The Caseworker will work directly with at-risk clients, professionals, families and caregivers in home and community settings to assess their ability to understand/appreciate/assume risks, and be able to care for themselves in their living environment. They will assist clients in connecting with any and all available resources with the goal of improving the elder’s quality of life and avoiding unnecessary personal safety, medical, financial and other risks.
We are seeking candidates with a graduate degree OR bachelor’s degree in human services, criminal justice or a related field plus 2 years’ experience working with the elderly. Demonstrated skills in organization, communication, documentation, computer use, collaborative problem solving and obtaining knowledge of community resources and state and federal programs required.
We offer ongoing training, supportive supervision, great team relations and a sense of challenging, worthwhile work within the local communities we serve. This position is an important part of an Agency that has been in operation for over 45 years and devoted to multiple programs supporting people’s ability to live in the setting of their choice as they age. We have a competitive compensation and benefit package with an emphasis on work life balance in a comfortably sized 100 employee operation with offices in Gloucester and Beverly.
This is a part time position, 17.5 hours per week M-F, with some on-call hours required monthly.
Candidates may submit letters of interest or 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 LBGT candidates of all ages, religions and national origins are encouraged to apply.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer