Employment Opportunities

North Shore Elder Services is an innovative and collaboratively-oriented not for profit organization employing about 100 social workers, nurses, protective services workers,  and administrative staff, as well as engaging more than 200 volunteers.  We are designated as an Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) and an Area Agency on Aging (AAA) by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs.

This year, we have been recognized as the “Nonprofit of the Year” by the Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce. We provide a challenging, yet rewarding work environment with a focus on professional learning. Regular training and continuing education opportunities are offered as well as clinical supervision for social work licensure.  Our offices are spacious with excellent exposure to natural light and are easily accessible from Routes 1,  128 and 95.

For full time employees (35 hours per week), benefits include three weeks’ vacation in the first year, paid sick leave and wellness time, and 12 holidays per year; group medical and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings, flexible scheduling, and more. 

Due to the volume of applications, we may not be able to respond to all submissions. Please no phone calls. AA/EOE

Current Employment Opportunities

Case Manager- Guardianship Services– accepting full or part time applicants.

The Case Manager for Guardianship services is responsible for providing case management services for persons being served under the NSES guardianship program. The case manager ensures compliance with NGA standards of practice and program instructions established by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs and regulations under Massachusetts General Laws.

Skills:

Ability to advocate, including the ability to pursue legal avenues on the individual’s behalf.

Strong management skills, with emphasis on active listening, effective communication and positive mentoring

Strong mediation/problem-solving skills

Team player

Strong communication and writing skills

Computer proficiency

Must support the mission, goals and objectives of the Agency

Must understand and uphold the Agency’s personnel policies

Experience:

Broad knowledge of clinical issues relating to community elders and crisis intervention;

Three to five years of experience working with elders

Demonstrated experience running family meetings

Demonstrated ability to negotiate differences and work toward a resolution

Willing to become certified from the Center for Guardianship Certification.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field and three years of experience working with community elders. LSW preferred.

 

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Protective Services Worker – Full Time (35 hours weekly)

The Protective Services Worker is responsible for investigating reports of elder abuse, neglect, exploitation or self-neglect, and providing service planning, crisis support and other Protective Service casework functions within protective service mandates.

Skills/Abilities:

Strong assessment skills and the ability to develop appropriate, individualized, goal-oriented service plans.

Ability to work independently.

Ability to establish an effective and professional client/case worker relationship.

Effective communication skills with elders, family members and other formal and informal care systems.

Awareness of the aging process, dependency issues, and family dynamics.

Respect for an elder’s right to self-determination.

Required Experience:

One – two years’ experience in counseling, casework, or crisis intervention, preferably with elders and their families.

Education:

Masters’ degree preferred in Social Work or related field with 1 year related experience or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services with 2 years’ related experience.

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Curriculum Developer – Part Time Temporary

 The Curriculum Developer position is a temporary, part-time opportunity at North Shore Elder Services (NSES), as part of a 12-month, federally funded grant. The right candidate will develop a curriculum for service providers and law enforcement personnel that will train participants in creating more culturally competent responses to LGBT survivors of elder abuse with the goal of reducing barriers to seeking services.

Skills:

Knowledge of the dynamics of abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation in later life

Knowledge of LGBT history and health disparities

Proficient in curriculum development for adult learners

Experience seeking and obtaining permission to use copyright materials as needed

Proven research skills for seeking best practices in responding to LGBT survivors of abuse

Experience working as part of a team with review and revision feedback

Self-directed, goal-oriented, proven ability to meet deadlines and work independently 

Requirements:

Work Schedule: Ability to work up to 10 hours weekly; for up to 40 weeks

 Education: Bachelor’s degree required in human services, education, or related field. Master’s degree with knowledge of abuse in later life, LGBT health disparities, and prior curriculum development experience preferred.

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Bilingual Advocate – Part Time Temporary

The Bilingual Advocate opportunity is a part-time, temporary assignment at North Shore Elder Services (NSES). This temporary assignment is part of a 12-month, federally funded grant. The Advocate will conduct community outreach to Spanish-speaking individuals over the age of 50, as well as provide triage, referral, case management, crisis intervention, and support for victims of abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation.

Skills:

Bilingual in Spanish and English

Strong presentation skills

Knowledge of the dynamics of abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation in later life

Experience working with adult survivors of abuse

Strong safety planning and assessment skills

Ability to problem-solve and work independently 

Requirements:

Experience: Experience in counseling, casework, crisis intervention, and referral preferably with adults in later life and their families. 

Work Schedule: Able to commit to 8 hours weekly; up to 40 week assignment

 Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred in Human Services or related field with 2 years’ experience in violence prevention field.

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Home Delivered Meals Driver – Per Diem Drivers Needed

Transport Home Delivered Meals to home bound elders and community members who are disabled within a specific geographic area.  Upon meal delivery, confirm that the consumer is safe and well and report any unusual circumstances.  In this way, the Driver serves as a link between North Shore Elder Services and the consumer.

Education/Experience

Able to read, write, understand, and interpret basic English

Other Skills/Abilities

Ability to listen effectively, and respond to consumers and related parties in a supportive

Exhibits strong time management skills

Communicates effectively

Ability to work collaboratively

Must have own transportation, current driver’s license and must show proof of automobile insurance with a minimum liability coverage of $20,000/$40,000

Requires lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, bending, reaching, twisting, walking, climbing

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