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SCO CCA Sr. Geriatric Services Coordinator (GSSC) - Bilingual English-Spanish

Job in Boston - Suffolk County - MA Massachusetts - USA
Full Time position
Listed on 2020-05-19
Job specializations:
  • Social Work
    Direct Support Professional, Entry Level Social Work, Social Work Graduate, Family Support Services
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  SCO CCA Sr. Geriatric Support Services Coordinator (GSSC) - Bilingual English-Spanish
Job Title:             SCO CCA Sr. GSSC Bilingual English/Spanish

Business Unit:     SCO

Department:        Direct Services

Reports to:          Program Manager

FLSA:                   Non-exempt

Classification:     Regular Full-Time (35 Hours)  

Grade Level:         D This is a Union Position

Salary Range:      $43,141 51,138 (commensurate with experience)

(New hires who meet both language requirements are eligible for a one-time $1,250 pay differential).

Summary/Overview: Under the general direction of the Team Manager, but working collaboratively with the SCO representative(s), the SCO GSSC plays an integral part of the case management functioning of the agency. The SCO GSSC will provide initial assessment and ongoing assessments of the SCO client's needs including eligibility for any relevant Boston Senior Home Care (BSHC) service and other community resources. Furthermore, the SCO GSSC will develop a service plan based on their assessment of client needs, which directly impacts areas of concern highlighted through the assessment. This position requires the ability to work independently, multitask, conduct home visits and family/provider meetings, telephone contact and complete regular documentation. The SCO GSSC is responsible for working collaboratively within BSHC as well as externally with client formal and informal supports, SCO representatives, vendors, potential referral sources and other community agencies. SCO GSSCs actively participate in BSHC organizational life.

Essential Functions:

Essential Job functions: Duties _______ through _______are designated as ADA Essential Functions and must be performed in this job. All other job duties are secondary functions. TBD

Through home visits conduct multi-dimensional assessment of elders' functional and social needs incorporating eligibility/need for services, special programs and other community resources.
Provide ongoing assessment of client needs/status through contact with collaterals, informal supports and contact with the client via phone and regularly scheduled home visits. Adjust service planning and follow-up as indicated.
Through a needs assessment, knowledge of resources, and problem solving skills develop a service plan that incorporates the areas identified within the assessment. Seek supervision for ongoing case management direction, high-risk client issues, vendor needs/issues, etc.
Initiate and follow up with an interdisciplinary consultation and review with SCO personnel for SCO GSSC's service planning recommendations and obtain approval of those services.       Implement the plan utilizing all available resources; BSHC vendors/programs and other community resources.
Monitor the efficacy and quality of services provided by BSHC through contacts with client, their family, collateral contacts and vendor monitoring.
Maintain the client record through timely documentation that is complete and accurate of all related communications and required forms.
Provide ongoing advocacy for client, as follows:
Exhibit working knowledge of BSHC services/programs
Exhibit working knowledge of other community programs
Continually assist in the development of community resources knowledge within BSHC
Seek peer or supervisory consultation to explore unfamiliar resource areas.
Contribute to organizational life through active participation in team activities, committees, and work groups. Promote a positive working environment through cooperative and respectful interaction with others.
Through all external contacts with vendors, collaterals, and community at large continually provide outreach efforts as a BSHC representative in order to ensure access to services for all client groups.
Incumbent must be bilingual English/Spanish to apply for this position

Incumbent must be bilingual English/Spanish to apply for this position
Sensitivity to elder and diversity issues
Commitment to maintaining clients at home with dignity
Ability to effectively communicate in person, in writing, and by telephone
Ability to effectively utilize BSHC's/CCA's computer and information systems on a day-to-day basis.
Supervisory Responsibility:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

This position operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee must be able to carry a15 to 20 lb. load
The employee is regularly required to talk or hear
The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Incumbent must be able to carry 15 to 20 pound load to consumers' homes, must be able to travel to the community to perform visits at consumers home (may have limited accessibility), and travel under all weather conditions.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree required
LSW and relevant work experience preferred, but not required.    
Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

Sensitivity to elder and diversity issues.
Commitment to maintaining clients at home with dignity.
Work Authorization/Security Clearance:

Must be eligible to work in the USA
Must clear CORI background check
AAP/EEO Statement:

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled Boston Senior Home Care affirms and supports diversity and inclusion in our workforce and recognizes all EEOC Factors.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Position Requirements
Bachelor,   Less than 1 Year work experience
Required Language Skills:
  • Spanish - Very good
  • English - Very good
Contact Information
Contact Name: Boston Senior Home Care
Contact Phone: 8573300512
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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