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Bilingual Case Manager - Home Care Program

Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services promotes the right of all individuals to live with dignity, in the setting of their choice by offering older people, younger people with disabilities, and caregivers the information, services and support needed to make choices which enhance health, well being and independence.

Since 1972, Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) has been the area's aging information and service center. SCES helps older people and people living with disabilities remain safe and independent in their own homes by providing a wide range of supportive services, as well as information and advice.

SCES services are available to older residents of Cambridge and Somerville, as well as their caregivers. SCES is a state-designated Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) -- formerly known as a Home Care Corporation (HCC) -- and a federally-designated Area Agency on Aging (AAA).

We are currently hiring for a Bilingual Case Manager to join the Home Care Team.

The Case manager is responsible for supporting the dignity and independence of older persons in need of assistance by assessing their situations, identifying unmet needs, arranging for, coordinating and monitoring services to meet those needs, and advocating with other agencies on behalf of the client.

Qualifications :
A Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field plus one-year human service experience. Possession of, or eligibility for, LSW licensure preferred. The ability to work as part of team and knowledge of MS Word required. Bilingual in any of the following languages: Portuguese, Haitian-Creole, Spanish, Chinese. Vehicle is required.

Mid to high $30s depending on degree, licensure and experience. Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, short & long term disability, life insurance, and 401(k) with agency contribution, FSA, EAP, 24 days of accrued earned leave and 13 paid holidays.

Highly collaborative environment with vibrant, engaged Agency culture which includes staff led weekly yoga classes, walking club for staff, salad days, pie days, Taco Tuesday, and Agency outings.

Please send cover letter and resume to HR, Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services, 61 Medford St., Somerville, MA 02143. Email: hr@eldercare.org