Peninsula Volunteers, Rosener House Adult Day Services – Part Time Social Worker

The Part Time Social Worker will provide intake assessments and care management services for a therapeutic day program. The Rosener House Adult Day Services program serves older adults who are physically, cognitively, and/or emotionally impaired.  The social workers work with and refer families to appropriate community resources and services in order to enhance the participant's life and ease the family's stress of caregiving.

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REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Master’s degree in social work/counseling preferred.

  • Minimum two years of experience working with older adults and/or people with disabilities.

  • Knowledge of family caregiver issues, Alzheimer’s disease, community resources. 

  • Maintain confidentiality.

  • California Dept. of Justice and Social Services criminal record clearance required prior to employment.

  • Valid California Driver’s License

  • Maintain a good driving safety record (verified by a DMV report at hire and at least yearly thereafter), a reliable vehicle, proof of liability insurance with a minimum of 100,000/300,000 coverage.

  • Proficient computer skills using Word, Excel, Outlook.

ACCOUNTABILITY: 

Reports to Director of Rosener House.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:       

Social Services

  • Provide intakes, assessments, care management, and referral to appropriate community services.

  • Provide individual and family counseling, develop and lead counseling sessions for participants and families.

  • Provide outreach into the community, including attendance at appropriate on-going meetings with various long-term care groups.                                                         

  • Facilitate caregiver/family member support groups.

  • Provide family consultation relating to long-term care needs and Rosener House participation.

  • Work collaboratively with lead Social Worker, Director, Family Services Manager, Program Manager, and Registered Nurse.

  • Participate in various Peninsula Volunteers sponsored community education events as appropriate (housing, health fairs, etc.)

  • Develop/maintain professional expertise through attendance at various  community education and professional seminars.

  • Participate in planning outreach and educational events.

  • Contribute to outreach and fundraising materials.

  • Participate in developing participant care plans and ongoing evaluations.

  • Provide input for program development.

  • Assist in overall participant supervision and assist participants with activities of daily living, if needed.

  • Assist in training new staff members.

  • Participate in weekly staff meetings and care coordination meetings.

  • Conduct in-service training for staff members and volunteers as needed.

Administrative

  • Maintain documentation of client case developments.

  • Maintain files and submit reports to the county Area Agency on Aging,   Dept. of Veterans Affairs, and other funding sources and contracts as required.

  • Maintain files for the support group, inquiries, visitors, educational events, Open House, etc.

  • Represent Rosener House at appropriate social service related meetings.

  • Other duties as necessary.

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Able to sit at desk using computer keyboard, viewing monitor and using telephone.

  • Able to do repetitive keyboard motion.

  • Ability to move around the Rosener House facility

  • Ability to attend off-site meetings and events

  • Ability to lift up to 15 lbs. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Multi-purpose building and offices           

WORK STATUS:  Part Time hourly position, 20 hours per week, flexible - generally 10:00 a.m-2:00 p.m., Monday-Friday

Occasional week-end or evening work.

TO APPLY:  

Send cover letter and resume to jobs@penvol.org

For more information about Rosener House and Peninsula Volunteers, Inc., see www.penvol.org