Job Opportunities

SCES has a proven track record of innovation, a great benefit package, and commitment to the community and its staff.  This makes us one of the best Human Service Agencies in the state.

Benefits provided to eligible employees include:

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • 35-hour workweek
  • Flexible work schedule
  • 24 days of leave
  • 13 paid holidays
  • 401(K), and more
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SCES is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for the Meals-On-Wheels Driver position:

Fill out the Employment Appliction Form and either fax it to 617-628-1085, email it to HR@eldercare.org, or mail it to Human Resources, SCES, 61 Medford Street, Somerville, MA 02143-3429.

To apply for all other positions:

Send cover letter and resume by email to: HR@eldercare.org or by mail to: Human Resources, SCES, 61 Medford Street, Somerville, MA 02143-3429.

Current Job Opportunities

Assessment Specialist

The Assessment Specialist 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. The Assessment Specialist is primarily responsible for the initial assessment, including the home visit, starting initial services and all required forms and data entry. The Assessment Specialist participates in agency marketing activities. S/he is responsible for case management for clients receiving home delivered meals through the Title III Nutrition program.

Essential Functions: Assess individuals for eligibility for programs, according to state, federal and Agency regulations and guidelines. Develop, implement, and revise, as needed, the plan of care according to state, federal and Agency regulations and guidelines. Monitor the plan of care for quality and appropriateness according to state, federal and Agency regulations and guidelines. Make referrals to appropriate programs and community resources as needed according to state, federal and Agency regulations and guidelines. Maintain documentation for client records in an accurate, complete, confidential and timely manner according to state, federal and Agency regulations and guidelines. Demonstrate working knowledge about human development including, but not limited to, physical, psychological, social and spiritual aspects of aging according to Agency guidelines. Provide case management services for Title III home delivered meals clients according to federal and Agency guidelines.

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:  A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field plus one-year human service experience required. Possession of social work licensure for LSW or LSWA. Successful completion of introductory period in case management. Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills. Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team. Knowledge of foreign language, (Spanish, Portuguese, Creole/French, Italian, or Greek), a plus. Knowledge of computerized word processing skills required, MS Word preferred. Vehicle preferred

Case Manager/ Bilingual Case Manager

General Purpose: The Case Manager/Bilingual 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.

Requirements: 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.
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.

Compensation: Starting at $40,000 depending on degree, licensure and experience

 

Database and QI Support Analyst

Job Description: The Database and QI Support Analyst provides database support and analysis for programs, services and clients of the Agency and develops and maintains QI tools and reports designed to ensure the delivery of quality care and services to our clients.

Essential Functions:

• Create reports in SIMS case management software and troubleshoot issues that arise
• Import and export vendor electronic invoicing
• Prepare and transmit accurate and timely Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) reports as required
• Use HAR reporting tool
• Produce reports as requested by the QI team, the Board of Directors, and program managers as needed
• Comply with HIPAA, state and Agency privacy, security and confidentiality requirements at all times
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

• Two years’ experience in data analysis and/or database development
• Excellent, current, computer skills including database management, spreadsheets, and word processing
• Skilled in the use of Microsoft Access and SQL server
• Understanding of relational databases
• Ability to build relationships between multiple tables
• Ability to write select queries based on single or multiple linked tables using criteria or group by function
• Expertise in Excel pivot tables, functions, vba, macros and dashboards
• Ability to export data into MS Excel or other data analysis suites
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365, cloud computing, and Azure SharePoint
• Strong communication, organizational and time management skills
• Track record of having worked successfully as part of a team

Meals-On-Wheels Drivers (Part-Time and Per Diem, 15 hours/week)

Job Description: Dependable people needed to deliver meals to homebound elders, while providing limited daily contact with program participants. In addition drivers are responsible for reporting any information that presents a question or concern for a clients’ well being to their immediate supervisor.
Job Requirements: Valid Mass Drivers License and good driving history required; Access to a reliable automobile and current Insurance Certificate required; Knowledge of the Somerville-Cambridge area very helpful.
Compensation: Starting salaries at $13 an hour plus mileage. Regular Part-time employees may be eligible for a limited benefits package.