Work schedule: Monday-Friday from 9AM-5PM

The Social Worker I works as part of the social service team.  They report to the Clinical Coordinator, or Director of Clinical and Social Services, while working closely with their Building Manager.

A Social Worker I is an exempt employee who is required to have a Masters’ Degree.  They are expected to be able to work autonomously while developing 1:1 relationships with the residents.  This relationship will enable the Social Worker I to provide a comprehensive range of social work services to the residents and enable the residents to establish and maintain safe and independent lifestyles in the community.   


  • Assist residents in obtaining and maintaining appropriate medical and mental health services.
  • Assist residents in obtaining and maintaining entitlements.
  • Assist residents in obtaining and maintaining home care.
  • Provide care coordination for residents, as needed, between community service providers.
  • Assist residents in establishing and/or maintaining family and social relationships.
  • Through in-house and community referrals, assist residents in participating in socialization activities.
  • Assist residents with budgeting, income maintenance etc. to ensure on-time payment of rent.  
  • Assist residents with money management as needed.
  • Follow up with resident and other service providers during out of facility stays such as hospitalizations and/or short-term rehabilitation placements.   
  • Oversee the discharge planning process for residents as applicable, including the completion of all necessary discharge forms and/or applications to other facilities.
  • Provide individual counseling as needed.
  • Escort residents to appointments as needed.
  • Provide crisis intervention services as needed.
  • Provision of group work services for residents, including recreational, educational and/or clinical groupwork.
  • Participate in the intake process of prospective residents as assigned.
  • Maintain professional roles and boundaries.
  • Work cooperatively with other staff members.
  • Share information about resident progress, needs, and problems with other staff as appropriate, guided by the WSFSSH Confidentiality Policy.
  • Complete non-reportable and reportable incident reports as assigned.
  • Uphold standards of diversity, equity and inclusion in provision of services.
  • Maintain competency in software and data bases as required.
  • Implement emergency procedures as necessary.
  • Attend supervision meetings, team meetings and staff meetings.
  • Maintain thorough case records, including case notes, support plans and psychosocial histories within the time frames required by WSFSSH and the contract/regulatory agencies where applicable.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • MSW preferred, or MA in human services field with a minimum of two years social work experience
  • Fluency in written and oral English required
  • Experience with older adults and people with mental illness and/or substance use preferred

Employee Acknowledgement 

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principal at WSFSSH, where employment is based upon employees’ qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, citizenship status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.