Career Opportunities

Licensed Social Work Supervisor Position In Multi-Site Adult Day Health Agency

h3: Location: Cooperative Elder Services, Inc.

Job Description:

Cooperative Elder Services, Inc. (CESI) is seeking a Social Services Supervisor. This position provides management of the social services department, including clinical supervision of the service coordinators across all 5 program locations – Arlington, Burlington, Concord, Groton, and Milton. In addition, this position serves as the social worker for the Arlington program.
Qualified candidates will possess an MSW degree and LICSW licensure. Candidates eligible to become licensed by 12/31/2015 may be considered as well. Minimum 1 year supervisory experience, and knowledge of elder services preferred. Duties include, but are not limited to: management and oversight, including documentation compliance per DPH regulations, of the social services department; coordination and implementation of special projects; participation in outreach and marketing initiatives to raise awareness of Adult Day Health and CESI; process referrals and admissions, and provide ongoing service coordination for the Arlington program. Please note, this position is based in Arlington, however there will be travel between all programs and the administrative office in Lexington monthly.
Cooperative Elder Services, Inc., founded in 1979, is a private, non-profit Adult Day Health and Memory Care organization committed to providing care to low-income and at-risk adults with disabilities and elders. CESI operates five programs, which serve over 650 frail elders and their caregivers from 58 towns and cities in the greater Boston area. The comprehensive, cost-effective model of care at CESI allows consumers to maximize services under one roof, which includes daily nursing care, medication management, social service coordination, socialization with peers, therapeutic activities, and nutritious meals.

*MSW, and LICSW, or eligible to be licensed by 12/31/2015
*Minimum 1 year supervisory experience
*2+ years of experience working with adults with disabilities or in senior services
*Must be flexible, team player, and able to multi-task in a fast-paced human services environment

Please respond with cover letter and resume to

Social Work Coordinator

Location: Kit Clark Senior Services

Job Description:

The Social Work Coordinator provides social services and care management to participants in our Adult Day Health Programs. Provides individual casework and supportive group work services. Provides assessment, planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluation of services required to meet participant needs. Participates in the completion of comprehensive assessments and plans of care. Provides clinical or non-clinical supervision to individual social service staff as needed. Provides consultation on clinical or non-clinical issues to individuals, groups, members of other professional disciplines, agencies, health care facilities or institutions.


  • MSW required, LICSW preferred.
  • Two or more years of experience working with the elderly or adults in a professional capacity. Experience working in an adult
  • Experience with supervision of other social service staff preferred.
  • Computer proficiency required.

Apply at: or email for more information.

Adult Day Health RN

Cooperative Elder Services is seeking a registered nurse for our Adult Day Health location in Milton. This is a benefitted position, three days per week, day shift.

We are looking for an experienced nurse with a background in geriatric nursing to be a part of our integrated team. This role includes but is not limited to supervision of staff, personal care, nursing assessment, development and monitoring of nursing care plans, medication management and administration, triaging of illness and compliance with regulations. Must be flexible, a team-player and able to communicate well.


  • Current Massachusetts license
  • 2+ years of experience in the direct care of adults or chronically disabled persons
  • Must be certified in CPR and basic first aid

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Kelli Rae RN, Clinical Director
Cooperative Elder Services, Inc.
9 Meriam Street Suite 28
Lexington, Ma 02420
Fax: 781-863-1477

Adult Day Health RN

Location: Great Days for Seniors Adult Day Health Program – Roslindale
Title of Immediate Supervisor: Director of Adult Day Health Services

Hebrew Rehabilitation Center is currently seeking a self-motivated, Registered Nurse for a unique, exciting opportunity as the full-time nurse for our Great Days for Seniors Adult Day Health Program in Roslindale, serving frail seniors who live in the community. The day program’s well-integrated team provides a person-centered approach to care in a warm, friendly atmosphere. The nurse provides nursing services, oversees nursing and personal care provided by other staff, as well as helping to facilitate the recreational activities, socialization and other daily operations of the program day. All of the staff take responsibility for the well-being of the participants and the satisfaction of program participants and their families. The right candidate will demonstrate compassion, flexibility, cooperation and initiative.

Position Summary:
Utilize the nursing process to ensure quality of care for participants at HRC’s Great Days for Seniors adult day health program in Roslindale. Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to maximize quality of life for participants. Supervise other health care staff in meeting the daily needs of participants.

In addition, demonstrate a strong commitment to the philosophy and mission of the Great Days for Seniors program and recognize participants’ dignity and choice in aspects of daily life. Work with team to meet all needs of the participant by actively participating in activities, work and the social environment. Strive to make every encounter with a participant into a positive and meaningful experience, while providing safe and efficient quality of care.

II. Core Competencies:

  • Delivery of excellent nursing care to participants
  • Maintains excellent documentation and adheres to policy and procedure
  • Strong communication skills with participants, staff and families
  • Commitment to person-centered care

III. Position Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with participants, families, coworkers and other health professionals in a manner that conveys respect, caring, and sensitivity.
  • Assess participant to establish baseline functional status and identify changes.
  • Provide direct care to meet the physical needs of participants including but not limited to hygiene, comfort and nutritional needs
  • Plan interventions to meet participant needs, in conjunction with the participant and his/her family, other members of the interdisciplinary team, primary physician and community agencies as needed.
  • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by primary physician and facilitate referrals to Outpatient Rehab Services.
  • Support the psychosocial needs of participants, listen to questions, complaints, and consult with other professionals in problem solving.
  • Document assessment data, participant response to interventions, and all nursing care activities. Develop participant care plan annually with day program team. Review quarterly and modify as needed. Oversee completion of nursing documentation by activity assistants or activity coordinators.
  • Participate in and help to coordinate all daily operations of the program including: transportation between home and the program; transport to and from activity and dining areas; serving snacks; set up and clean up for snacks, meals and activities.
  • Lead or co-lead activity groups or discussions as needed.
  • Monitor supplies, equipment and the environment to promote participant and staff safety.
  • Participate in all day program team meetings, quality improvement programs, and budget process.
  • Act as primary supervisor of one or more activities assistants.
  • Delegate and supervise nursing/personal care responsibilities of activity assistants and activity coordinators.
  • In collaboration with entire GDS team, design program objectives and goals as related to all aspects of the day program
  • Provide input to program manager as needed regarding issues such as marketing, budget, policies and procedures
  • Provide oversight of the program as acting manager in the ADH Manager’s absence.
  • Participate in the education of participants, families, and unit staff.
  • Adhere to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives.
  • Utilize learning opportunities to remain current in nursing practice.
  • Demonstrate initiative, and critical thinking in problem solving.
  • Exemplify professionalism and exhibit values, which contribute to the achievement of the Mission of the Great Days for Seniors Program.
  • The above covers the most significant responsibilities of the position. It does not, however, exclude other duties, which would be in conformity with the level of the position. Completes special projects as assigned.

IV Qualifications

  • Massachusetts RN License required
  • Academic training at the Bachelor’s level in nursing preferred
  • Experience working with the elderly and/or in an adult day health setting preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Minimum of three years nursing experience required.

Please apply:, Human Resources 617-363-8471 or call Suzie Kaytis 617-363-8515.

Sanborn Place, Home Care & Day Services - Adult Day Health Activities Director

Position Title: Adult Day Health Activities Director

Summary: In promoting the philosophy and commitment to Aging in Place and Client Centered Care, the ADH Activities Director will work as part of an integrated team in fulfilling the responsibilities, functions, and/or activities that enable us to achieve excellence in the quality of care and services provided by Sanborn Place, Home Care & Day Services.

Responsibilities: To provide the clients of Sanborn Day Center with Quality of Life Activities in a medically supervised, safe, homelike environment. Willing to work with the Administrative Team promoting the professional growth and development of Sanborn Place, Home Care & Day Services.


  • Develops and implements activity programs that meet the individual and group needs of participants
  • Supervises and directs Program Assistants in carrying out program activities 
  • Maintains accurate and current monthly notes on participant-centered activity plans
  • Plans and schedules activities and social events — includes monthly calendar, daily schedules and monthly newsletter
  • Organizes and schedules outside activities and therapies
  • Collaborates with the Social Worker and Registered Nurse in developing, implementing and reporting the plan of care for each participant
  • Evaluate program assistants, and regularly updates the social worker, ADH Director and clinical staff on personnel issues and member concerns
  • Performs marketing, networking and community outreach
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid

Reporting: Adult Day Director and Associate Director

Scheduling: Full-time Position. Regularly scheduled hours 8am-4pm, flexible as program requires

Requirements: Direct experience in activities, with Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Must have experience in working with elderly or disabled adults and a strong commitment to promoting the well-being and health of others. Candidate will be able to lead groups and individuals in a caring and enthusiastic manner. Candidate should be able to communicate effectively with others. Preferred candidate should have a minimum of two years of management experience and a minimum of two years experience working with adults in a health care setting in a professional position. A therapeutic specialist or certified activities professional preferred. Must be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and Outlook.  Meet necessary qualifications to fulfill job responsibilities and maintain on-going education and updating of skills by attending trainings, conferences and networking meetings.

Applicants may call our main office at 781-944-6262 to set up an interview.

Registered Nurse (Roxbury)

About Rogerson Communities:
With over 150 years of experience, Rogerson Communities has grown to provide a network of innovative, accessible, affordable housing and services for elders, persons with disabilities, and the working poor in the Greater Boston area. This is an opportunity to join a team that pioneered Adult Day Health programs that support elderly and low-income men and women by enhancing dignity, self-reliance and vitality. Rogerson Communities is committed to providing the people it serves the highest quality of care and is looking for individuals who share this vision.

Position Overview: A successful candidate will develop, monitor, implement and evaluate the treatment and care plans for each participant and will participate in the ongoing monitoring of each participant’s health status through direct contact with physicians, other nurses, health professionals and family members for an Adult Day Health Program.

Requirements: At least one year direct service experience with the elderly or the chronically disabled. Licensed to practice in Massachusetts. Candidate must demonstrate the ability to assist with planning and leading health-related activities. Must be sensitive to the needs of elders of all socioeconomic backgrounds and have the demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as a multi-disciplinary team member. Must have ability to stand, walk, kneel, lift, carry and exhibit other mobility functions 33%–66% of the working day.

Rogerson Communities is an EOE employer.

To apply, please send resume and salary history to:

Human Resources
Rogerson Communities
One Florence Street
Roslindale, MA 02131
Or Fax: 617-469-5861
e-mail: careers [at] rogerson [dot] org

Adult Day Health Center Program RN

Responsible for providing direct nursing care and services to all program clients at our Adult Day Health Center located at 300 Branch St. Mansfield, MA. Develops and monitors nursing care plans, acts as liaison with community health providers and physicians. Responsible for supervising nursing department staff. Full time Monday-Friday with benefits. No weekends required.


  • Current Massachusetts RN license
  • Minimum of three years clinical experience in medical-surgical nursing
  • Two years experience with elderly and disabled adults strongly preferred
  • Supervisory and administrative experience
  • CPR certification and First Aid training required

Michele Ogden, HR Assistant
10 Emory Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
508-222-0118 ext. 1394 or 800-220-0110
mogden [at] communityvna [dot] com

Youth Services Counselor

The Town of Westwood is seeking a qualified Youth Services Counselor to provide professional counseling and consultative services to children, adolescents and their families, and administrative duties overseeing a variety of programs, including children’s social skills group programs as well as high school volunteer mentoring programs, in a team oriented, dynamic Youth and Family Services Department..

Duties Include but are not limited to:
Provides direct counseling services to residents; provides counseling to individuals, families, and groups for a variety of personal and interpersonal problems; provides necessary support services and acts as a liaison between clients and various agencies, institutions and providers. Maintains appropriate and confidential records in accordance with federal and state regulations, and for departmental activities, including counseling services, and community programs; orients volunteers and project staff as needed; supervises volunteers and interns as needed. Participates in the identification and development of resources that can be made available to the community for preventive efforts and makes referrals on an as-needed basis and participates in and/or facilitates presentations to youths and adults on topics that address the social, personal and emotional needs of youth and families. Responsible for the planning, management and direction of the Westwood Mentors Program; Structured Play Group Program and all other group-counseling services. Represents the department as a member of Westwood High School’s Child Study Team and Legislative Council and participates in many high school activities, maintains an office as a community liaison in the high school. Collaborates and networks with staff from area youth commissions through bi-monthly trainings, case presentations and other learning opportunities.

Qualifications and experience:
Master’s degree in social work, mental health counseling or clinical psychology, and three years responsible experience in counseling; LICSW/LMHC required. The qualified candidate will possess solid clinical skills and experience working with children and adolescents and their families. Experience facilitating social skills groups for children 6-11, parent support groups, and prior supervisory and training experience are desirable. Strong organizational and planning skills required with experience in program development and administration. Solid clinical skills, with concentration of knowledge in child and family counseling. Massachusetts Class D Driver’s License required for travel between offices.

Salary and Benefits: 40 hour per week benefits position; $53,558 – $66,887.

Apply to: by August 10, 2013.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Executive Vice President, Wernick Adult Day Health

Exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial spirit to manage and design expanding adult day health center. Responsible for the overall management and supervision of the day-to-day clinical and administrative operations of the program through ensuring quality of program services delivered in compliance with regulatory (Federal & State) requirements.

The successful candidate for this senior management position must have a minimum of a BA degree from an accredited college in a related field. A minimum of 3 years of leadership experience in an adult day health care or long term care facility. Ability to work autonomously, and have strong interpersonal skills. MA, RN, and/or LPN licensure preferred.

Please send application/resume to:

Daniel M. Moriarty, Dir. of Human Resources
C/O Jewish Geriatric Services
770 Converse Street, Longmeadow, MA 01106
Fax: (413) 567-4425
E-mail: dmoriarty [at] jewishgeriatric [dot] org