QNS Recruiting

Director of Social Services

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/24/2023 12:52 PM)
Job ID
Social Work
Regular Full-Time
Education Level
Bachelor's Degree
Experience Needed
3-5 years
Salary Info
Based on Experience.
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
QNS Recruiting


Social Services Director Needed for Skilled Nursing Facility


Full Time




Colonial Park Care Center is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services including cardiac, orthopedic, wound and memory support, our center has come to revolutionize senior care,, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years.

The center seeks a Social Services Director to oversee all social services, including the evaluation of individual resident’s social needs and devising comprehensive care plans accordingly. The Social Services Director will be a critical cross-departmental link at the facility, working with medical and non-medical personnel to support residents in a comprehensive way, and ensure top quality total-patient care.




Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing the overall social services program for the Center, including internal matters, as well as community/civic health projects
  • Developing and maintaining social services objectives and standards along with specific policies and procedures for the center
  • Establishing and implementing a method of assessing the social and emotional needs of each resident, and ensuring the social services component of care plans are developed and implemented
  • Providing alternatives to drug therapy and/or restraints by understanding/communicating reasons behind resident behavior, and developing compassionate plans to serve all parties’ needs
  • Aiding in discharge services, including community congregate living outreach, intake services for those returning home and transitions to hospice care
  • Making arrangements for adaptive equipment, personal items and clothing, as needed
  • Maintaining contact with families and providing updates to residents’ condition and progress, with patient permission
  • Assisting residents with legal and financial matters, such as applying for pension, lawyer referrals and aiding with funeral/preplanning arrangements
  • Developing and executing in-service training for relevant personnel
  • Providing counseling/support for residents’ families


The Social Services Director will be a critical cross-departmental link at Colonial Park, working with medical and non-medical personnel to support residents in a comprehensive way, and ensure top quality total-patient care. Applicants must understand the foundation of eldercare support, and display extreme empathy, compassion and patience at all times. The successful candidate will have some experience in geriatrics/gerontology, and have worked in a Long Term Care facility or in medical social work. A bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field is required.







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