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

INTAKE ASSESSMENT SPECIALIST 

 Full time position to assess the needs of elders, determine eligibility for programs, develop and monitor plans and advocate for elders.  Identify financial, medical, mental health and other needs and refer to appropriate agency.

Qualifications:  Human Service B.A. required.  BSW preferred.  Mass. SW license eligibility preferred.  Good assessment, writing & computer skills necessary.

Salary:  $32,000/year

FAMILY CAREGIVER PROGRAM SPECIALIST 

HESSCO is seeking the right candidate for a challenging position as a Family Caregiver Program Specialist. In this position, you will have the opportunity to work both independently and as part of a larger team. The Specialist provides supportive counseling to family caregivers and assists in the development of personal action plans designed to help caregivers connect to services and supports. The Family Caregiver Program Specialist will conduct community education and outreach programs specific to the needs of caregivers. In addition, the Specialist is a valuable member of the Home Care Department providing training and support to colleagues interacting with caregivers.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Conduct home visits with caregivers, complete caregiver assessments and develop personal action plans for family caregivers of older adults, adults with disability, and grandparents raising grandchildren.
  • Be the point of contact within the agency for information/support around caregiver needs and services.
  • Develop and present caregiver education programs within the community and within the agency.
  • Stay current with all caregiver-related research and new information/services.
  • Represent HESSCO within area coalitions/outreach groups that serve the needs of caregivers.
  • Collect, document and report program statistics.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work with four years of experience working with elders and/or adults with disability and knowledge of caregiving issues.
  • Excellent assessment, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently but report back to a team.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and experience with client database systems.

Please send resume with a cover letter.

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.

Salary $35,000 – $40,000/yr. commensurate with experience.

PROVIDER LIAISON

Full time person to assist various departments pertaining to referrals, billing discrepancies, and other projects. Develop and maintain positive provider relationships, process service orders, complete data entry, and provide follow up documentation. Attention to detail and ability to multi-task very important.

Qualifications: 2-4 years administrative support experience required, non-profit setting preferred. Necessary computer skills include Microsoft Office programs. Previous experience with client database or electronic medical record system preferred. Have a keen eye for detail and organizational and time management skills. Ability to multi-task in a busy office setting with time-sensitive requests is required. Ability to work independently and within a team.