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Social Worker

Company: Maplewood Senior Living
Location: West Yarmouth
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Full-Time Social Worker - Skilled Nursing Facility
Maplewood at Mayflower Nursing & Rehab Center, -579 Buck Island Rd, West Yarmouth, MA
Want to know what makes our employees eager about going to work every day? The people we serve. Being a part of Maplewood requires passion and a desire to help others. Each employee has the ability to touch the hearts of all our seniors and be a part of something bigger than themselves. It's not just a job. It's an extraordinary life.
Maplewood Senior Living is a state-of-the-art, forward-thinking senior living provider. - We offer a home-like, luxury environment for our residents, allowing them to live "the good life" in a safe environment. - As an associate of Maplewood Senior Living, you will have the ability to make a profound difference in the lives of seniors each and every day. As we continue to grow, we are seeking temporary Social Worker to become part of our family. - We invite you to take your first step toward a rewarding career with us!
What we offer


  • Competitive wages
  • Flexible shifts
  • Paid training & uniforms
  • Growth opportunities
  • Bonus & incentive programs
  • Competitive Benefits Package: including medical, dental, vision, -401K, company paid time-off, life insurance -policy, insurance deductibles and voluntary -Aflac insurance for our full-time employees

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Assist in the planning, organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing the overall operation of the Social Services Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as directed by the Director of Social Services and/or Administrator, to assure that the medically related emotional and social needs of the resident are met/maintained on an individual basis.
    • Interview residents/families to obtain social history, and participate in discharge planning, development and implementation of social care plans and resident assessments. Ensure that all charted progress notes are informative and descriptive of the services provided and the resident's response to those services.
    • Interpret social, psychological and emotional needs of the resident care team members, and involve the resident/facility in planning objectives and goals for the resident.
    • Refer resident/families to appropriate social services agencies as needed and arrange transportation to other facilities when necessary.
    • Provide consultation to members of our staff, community agencies, etc., in effort to solve the needs and problems of the resident through the development of social service programs.
    • Provide information to resident/families as to Medicare/Medicaid, and other financial assistance programs available to the resident.

      Experience/Education

      • Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or a Human Services field including but not limited to sociology, special education, rehabilitation, counseling and psychology, with a minimum of 2 years supervised social work experience in a health care setting working directly with individuals.
      • Must be a licensed Social Worker.
      • Able to read, write, speak and understand the English Language.
      • Able to make independent decisions when needed and able to relate information concerning a resident's condition. Maintain confidential information.
      • Able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
      • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
      • Must be a member in good standing the National Association of Social workers and Academy of Certified Social Workers, Inc.

        Maplewood Senior Living conducts pre-employment screening including background check, drug screening and reference checks.
        Due to Department of Public Health requirements, all candidates will be required to show valid proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 (1st vaccine, 2nd vaccine, and booster) before commencing work, unless they receive an approved exemption from Maplewood. - Those who do not obtain full vaccination and booster within that time frame, without an approved exemption, will be terminated.BehaviorsPreferred
        • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
        • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
        • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrityEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Maplewood Senior Living, Nantucket , Social Worker, Healthcare , West Yarmouth, Massachusetts

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