Social Worker Assistant, BSW- Sharon PA

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LIFE-NWPA – Sharon, PA

Social Worker Assistant/BSW

Employment type:  Full Time

Shift/Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

LIFE-NWPA, a community-based program providing services to seniors allowing them to remain in the community (versus skilled nursing facility), is seeking a BSW/Social Worker Assistant for our Sharon, PA location.  LIFE (Living Independent for the Elderly), known nationally as PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) provides support services to its elite group of seniors, enabling them to safely live in their own homes.

The BSW/Social Worker Assistant assists the management team with case management services to LIFE-NWPA Participants.  Provides social services support to include Participant screening, case management, counseling, and referral.

Responsibilities (include, but not limited to):

  • Assists the Social Worker in maintaining current written case management records, including periodic reassessments of participants
  • Completes various applications/forms with the Participant and/or responsible party for continued participation in the program
  • Assists with daily meetings
  • Provides clerical services to various staff members in the Center
  • Monitors assessment deadlines and prompts staff accordingly

Employment Requirements:

  • 2 to 3 years previous social work experience preferred
  • One year of experience providing care to the frail elderly
  • Possession of valid Driver’s License and access to own vehicle
  • Successful completion of Pennsylvania Criminal History Check, PA DHS Child Abuse Clearance, Office of Inspector General check, and FBI Fingerprinting for Child Protective Services Law
  • Successful completion of post-offer employment drug screening and physical
  • CPR and First Aid Certification, or willing to obtain at employer’s expense


  • Bachelor’s in Social Work


  • 8 paid holidays
  • Paid Time Off accrued after 90-day probationary period
  • Up to 3% pay increase annually
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision benefits with employer contribution (pre-taxable savings)
  • Retirement Plan with 100% employer match after 1 year of service (pre-taxable savings)
  • Free Life and AD&D insurance plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (pre-taxable savings)
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Group Voluntary Term Life Insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents

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Posted on

October 22, 2020