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in Seattle, WA

Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Seattle, Washington

About this job

$34.00 per hour | Great benefits!

Era Living is seeking a part-time Social Worker/Counselor to become the newest member of our Social Services team at Lakeshore in Renton, WA. Flexible 3-days schedule. 

Competitive Compensation/Benefits Package Includes:

  • 401(k) retirement plan with generous company match (eligibility contingent on age requirement)
  • 1 hour vacation for every 37.15 hours paid to start
  • Double pay for holidays worked
  • 1 hour paid sick time for every 40 hours worked
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Longevity bonuses
  • Employee discount programs

Primary Responsibilities:

As our new Counselor/Social Worker you will lead a wide-range of groups and workshops, and provide general advocacy and social service support within our state of the art retirement settings. This role provides professional social work/counseling and support to our residents assigned populations of seniors and their families, working within the context of a community based interdisciplinary team, including individual, couple, family and group counseling, outplacement/transition services as required. 

  • Lead or co-lead support and/or psycho-educational groups
  • Provide behavioral interventions and develop behavioral treatment plans and related staff training
  • Produce written psycho-social assessment for residents
  • Establish treatment plans for residents
  • Assume supervision of social work or other counseling discipline graduate student(s) as requested
  • Take on-call assignments for active Almost Like Family resident clients
  • Work within context of multidisciplinary team, integrating social work treatment goals within larger community multidisciplinary plans for specified residents

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of clinical counseling theory(ies), particularly in relation to working with senior population
  • Ability to conduct psycho-social assessments
  • Ability to establish professional, clinically sound treatment plans
  • Ability to lead and/or facilitate support, psycho-educational and clinical counseling groups
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English
  • Ability to pass DSHS background check, required

Education and Experience:

  • Master of Social Work Degree or equivalent, required
  • Associate Licensure, required
  • Washington State Social Work or Counselor Licensure, preferred
  • Minimum of two years Senior Living industry clinical experience, preferred

About Era Living:

If you are passionate about improving the quality of life for older adults and exemplify a values based approach to your work, demonstrating integrity, credibility, consistency, strong team orientation, and outstanding communication, we welcome your application!

Era Living has been voted #4 Best Place to Work in Seattle 2017 (CityVoter’s) and Top 5 BEST Places to Work in 2014 & 2015 (King5 Best of Western Washington!).