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Social Services Assistant

San Jose, CA 95125

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Administration Job Number: 2700

Job Description

Social Services Assistant

Location: San Jose, CA

Pay: $23-$29/hour (depending on experience)

Schedule: Full-time, M-F 8:30am - 5:00pm

Join the forefront of post-acute care in San Jose, California! Our esteemed facility, committed to delivering unparalleled care to our residents, is on the lookout for a dynamic Social Services Assistant.

In this pivotal role, you'll be instrumental in shaping and executing our social service programs. From planning to evaluation, you'll work tirelessly to ensure that our residents' emotional and social needs are not just met, but nurtured to the highest standards. Operating in alignment with federal, state, and local regulations, you'll be at the heart of our mission to provide personalized care on every level.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist in planning, implementing, and evaluating social service programs.
  • Collaborate with staff and departments to address residents' social and emotional needs.
  • Develop and implement policies for identifying residents' social needs.
  • Aid in the admission process and discharge planning.
  • Obtain and assess social and family information for treatment planning.
  • Maintain detailed progress notes and perform administrative tasks.
  • Arrange appointments and transportation for residents and families.
  • Coordinate with community agencies to meet resident needs.
  • Provide information on financial assistance programs to residents and families.
  • Resolve grievances and address emotional concerns of residents and families.
  • Assist in finding solutions to social and practical issues, including discharge planning.
  • Interpret residents' social and emotional needs to the care team.
  • Participate in Resident and Family Group meetings as needed.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or related field.
  • Previous experience in a social services role within a healthcare or long-term care setting.
  • Familiarity with community resources and agencies for referral purposes.
  • Certification or licensure in social work or related field.
Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one year of experience in a social services role.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations governing social services in healthcare facilities.
  • Willingness to undergo background checks and comply with regulatory requirements.

AlliedUP is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer

AlliedUP Cooperative Inc.© (AlliedUP) is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing all employees with a safe, diverse, and inclusive work environment. All employment considerations are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, family or parental status, age, disability, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. AlliedUP prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

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AlliedUP Cooperative Inc.© (AlliedUP) is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is a process that allows participating employers to electronically verify an individual's employment eligibility in the United States. E-Verify Posters and Right to Work Posters are available in English and Español as well as several other languages here.

Employment with AlliedUP is contingent upon successfully completing a criminal background check. AlliedUP does not discriminate and will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal Law including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

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