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LifePath
MA

Website: lifepathma.org

Company Description:
LifePath, an Area Agency on Aging, is a private, nonprofit corporation that develops, provides and coordinates a range of services to support the independent living of elders and persons with disabilities with a goal of independence. We also support caregivers, including grandparents raising grandchildren, in many ways.
Some LifePath managed programs are available in other areas as well. Hampshire/Hampden Counties: SHINE, Personal Care Attendant, and Adult Family Care. Berkshire County: Elder Protective Services and Personal Care Attendant.

Additional Business Name: LIFEPATH

Protective service Worker
$24.00 Per Hour
Pittsfield
Full Time
Social Services
Nonprofit
Human Services
Bachelor's Degree
Required
2+
Nice to have
Social work or Masters degree - Preference: Nice to have



Protective services Worker - Full Time Berkshire county --$1500 signing bonus

An exciting full time opportunity to join a dynamic team dedicated to keeping older adults safe.  The position serves Berkshire county. The Protective Service Worker (PSW) conducts thorough assessments of reports of elder abuse, neglect, financial exploitation and self-neglect. The PSW provides services and referrals when allegations have been substantiated. The successful candidate will be competent in forming positive partnerships with older adults, caregivers, and affiliated professionals involved with providing protective services and supports. Successful applicants will have outstanding crisis intervention skills, be detail oriented, and have excellent interpersonal communication skills.

Ideal candidate will have excellent:

* Interpersonal skills                                  * Documentation & Record keeping accuracy

* Computer proficiency                              * Time Management

* Clinical skills                                           * Ability to establish positive relations

* Flexibility                                                 * Compliance/Regulations Experience

A Bachelors' degree from an accredited school in social work,human services, criminal justice, public health, gerontology or related field, experience with case management and crisis intervention services preferred.

This is a M-F 35  hour work week position with a requirement to be available to work off hours in emergencies and to attend training. This is a key position accompanied with competitive pay, mileage reimbursement, excellent work environment and an outstanding benefits package including; Health, Dental, Vision, Company paid Life Insurance, Short term disability and HRA, Additionally the position offers a  401K retirement plan, flex scheduling/remote options and generous paid time off . $1500 sign-on bonus split into two equal payments of $750 paid upon successful completion of 60 days and 9 months  continued employment. Bonus is subject to all applicable Federal/State taxes. Submit your cover letter and resume to HR@lifepathma.org please put "PS”in the subject line. LifePath is deeply committed to anti-racism and the principles of equity, diversity and inclusiveness. Bi-lingual, minorities, women and candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

A Bachelors' degree from an accredited school in social work,human services, criminal justice, public health, gerontology or related field, experience with case management and crisis intervention services preferred.