Company Description: The mission of Elder Services of Berkshire County, Inc. is to provide Berkshire elders, caregivers, and individuals with disabilities the opportunity to live with dignity, independence, and self-determination, and to achieve the highest possible quality of life.
The Care Coordinator (Care Alliance of Western Massachusetts) engages in activities designed toward eliminating barriers and improving the conditions and well-being and cultural needs of enrollees. The Care Coordinator is an integral component of the community care and long-term care management system for enrollees. They engage in activities, which incorporate a variety of disciplines and funding sources. The Care Coordinator is directly involved in the processes of outreach to assigned enrollees, assessment, long term services and supports care planning and coordination, care transitions, health and wellness coaching, care team participation, connecting enrollee’s with social services and community resources, advocacy, problem solving, and gatekeeping.
Bachelor’s Degree in social work, human services, nursing, psychology, sociology, or a related field from an accredited college. Bi-lingual preferred.
Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills.
Commitment to working with the elderly and disabled adults; strong sensitivity to aging and disability issues.
Crisis intervention/problem solving skills.
Ability to apply the practices, principles, and techniques used in professional social work.
Leadership ability; independent thinker; self-starter.
Proficiency in Microsoft office and experience using databases.
Bi-lingual a plus.