Social Services Coordinator

Social Services Coordinator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Social Services Coordinator to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts and assists in coordinating resident and family support groups including the development of programs for special needs residents;
  • Greets residents, visitors, and staff courteously, promoting resident rights, dignity, and confidentiality standards;
  • Responsible for maintaining communication and contact with family, while encouraging their participation in care planning;
  • Assists in the preparation of the department’s budget and ensures that social services department operates within established budget;
  • Responsible for identifying and seeking ways to support residents’ individual needs and preferences, customary routines, concerns and choices;
  • Coordinates social services by participates with the management team in care planning and development;
  • Attends and participates in training sessions, in-services, and staff meetings;
  • Provides discharge planning services by working with the facility management team, resident, resident family and physician;
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Requirements:

  • Similar related experience/professional qualifications;
  • Functional literacy in English is required;
  • Effective interpersonal and communications skills are required;
  • Two years of social work supervised experience in an individual care setting or;
  • Prior experience in Social Work, preferred;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Gerontology, Psychology or Public Health, required.