Age Well

Join the HESSCO Team!

Since 1977 HESSCO (Health and Social Services Consortium, Inc.) has coordinated care services and provided support, information and referral for older adults, individuals living with a disability and their caregivers and families in the Massachusetts towns of Canton, Dedham, Foxborough, Medfield, Millis, Norfolk, Norwood, Plainville, Sharon, Walpole, Westwood and Wrentham. HESSCO is located conveniently off Route 1N on the Sharon/Walpole line with ample, free parking. HESSCO is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Come join a team dedicated to helping consumers and families find the care and services they need to Age Well in the community.

Benefits: (for Full-Time positions) which begin on the first day of employment include:

  • Health, dental, life and long-term disability insurance
  • Health reimbursement and flexible spending accounts
  • Retirement savings plan
  • 2 weeks vacation first year, 3 personal days, 11 holidays and 15 sick days first year
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Flexible four-day work week for some positions

How to Apply: Send a resume and detailed cover letter describing your experience, qualifications and salary history to:

Personnel
HESSCO
One Merchant Street
Sharon, MA 02067
nrichendollar@hessco.org

CURRENT OPENINGS

PROTECTIVE SERVICE CASE WORKER

Full time position available to investigate and provide case work in cases of elder abuse, neglect and financial exploitation and working with self-neglecting elders.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Health or Human Services with 2 yrs. experience in crisis intervention OR Master’s degree in social work or related field and 1 yr. crisis intervention experience.  Licensure preferred. Valid Driver’s license and own transportation required.  Computer skills required.

CARE MANAGER

Multifaceted full time position to provide in-home assessments for older adults to remain living independently in the community, evaluate and determine consumer needs in accordance with eligibility guidelines, and coordinate and monitor service plans to assist consumers to remain safely at home.

Human Service B.A. required; BSW preferred.  Salary differential for LSW.  Good assessment, writing, accurate record keeping and computer skills necessary.  Ability to manage a case load.  Reliable personal transportation.

Flexible four-day work week possibility.

COMMUNITY TRANSITIONS SPECIALIST

The Community Transitions Specialist (CTS) works with the nursing facility staff to identify and support residents who wish to explore other living options. The CTS collaborates with the ASAP RN, the resident, any caregivers, nursing facility team members and community based service providers. The focus will be to develop relationships at the facilities and work together on the discharge of residents who face challenges and barriers to leaving the facility.

Full time exciting opportunity to utilize creative thinking, resourceful skills and initiative to assist elders and adults with disabilities to live more independently.

Qualifications:  Human services BA, LSW preferred. A minimum of three years of experience in individual needs assessment and care planning, with a focus on elder and disability issues. Ability to work independently, and demonstrate flexibility in responding to consumer needs.  Strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills are essential.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary.  Strong interviewing and assessment skills are key. Computer skills necessary.

Excellent benefits, flexible work schedule.