Supportive Living Coordinator Coastline Elderly Services, Inc. New Bedford

Title Supportive Living Coordinator
Date 2020
Company Coastline Elderly Services, Inc.
City New Bedford

Short Description :

Or related field Social work license LSW or higher preferred The Supportive Living Coordinator will be committed to provide counseling regarding communitybased services, as well as develop, coordinate and followup on a service plan ,…

Full Description :

Supportive Living Coordinator

Coastline is currently accepting applications for a Full-Time, Supportive Living Coordinator in the Home Care Department. The Supportive Living Coordinator will mainly operate from one of New Bedford's Housing Authority properties.

The Supportive Living Coordinator will be committed to provide counseling regarding community-based services, as well as develop, coordinate and follow-up on a service plan or goals based on the assessment completed.

This position requires a reliable, highly organized and hard-working individual who is dedicated to supporting the well-being of elders and individuals with disabilities in a housing assistance environment.

Qualifications

  • Assess the applicant/consumer’s needs for supportive services through a home visit evaluation of his/her social, physical, emotional and environmental circumstances as needed. Due to COVID-19 safety protocols have been implemented.
  • Determine financial eligibility of clients for Home Care services and assess eligibility for SSI, Medicaid, etc.
  • Re-evaluate and revise service plans on a regular basis to meet new goals and/or changing needs.
  • Duties carried out in conformance to the Agency’s policies, procedures, services to clients and the public.
  • Ability to maintain consumer case records in an accurate, thorough and confidential manner, while completing necessary documentation/reports in a timely manner.
  • Advocate on behalf of applicant/recipient (when appropriate) to ensure that needs are met.
  • Where necessary serve as a communication link with building management to identify resident concerns related to service needs, and participate in implementing solutions.
  • Plan and conduct recreational, social and health promotional activities.
  • Assume various other related duties as assigned.
  • Bi-lingual in Portuguese and/or Spanish preferred, but no required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Gerontology, Psychology, Sociology or related field; social work license (LSW or higher) preferred. Three to five years’ experience in a human services environment; excellent computer skills; ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment; skill in interpersonal communication and customer relations.

Coastline offers a generous benefit package, as well as a great work-life balance to their employees.

Please visit www.coastlinenb.org to learn more about who we are and what we do for our community.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Due to the ongoing pandemic, Coastline is especially focused on the safety of our applicants, and we will ensure that precautionary measures, such as social distancing, face coverings, etc., are part of the hiring process.

Experience:

  • Human Services: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Language:

  • Spanish or Portuguese (Preferred)

Company's website:

  • www.coastlinenb.org

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • Yes, temporarily due to COVID-19

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