Social Worker

Beacon of LIFE
1075 Stephenson Ave, Oceanport, NJ 07757

Posting Date: September 14, 2023

Posting Expiration Date: October 2, 2023

Stephanie Bell, Recruitment Specialist


Social Worker - Great BENEFITS!!!

Beacon of LIFE whose mission is to provide the newest healthcare and social service choices for elders living in Monmouth County. Beacon of LIFE center was established to deliver PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) services. We are currently looking for a Social Worker to join our Social Services team. Full-Time positions include a full benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, PTO, 401k. and tuition reimbursement. Position Summary Under the supervision of the Center Director, plans, organizes and implements social work services for PACE participants and families. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: participant social work assessment; treatment; and teaching and counseling of participant, caregiver or other appropriate representatives/family to maintain participant support in the community. Social Worker interventions may also include: individual participant contacts; appropriate collateral contact; participant and family education, assessment, and counseling; assistance with locating resources; addressing mental health needs as they arise; ongoing case management; advocacy to ensure participant and caregiver needs are met and addressed; and disenrollment procedures. The Social Worker is the liaison between the interdisciplinary team, caregiver representatives, and community agencies.

Basic Qualifications:

Education/Training/Certifications: ·

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work
  • Member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW) or other NASW-recognized certification preferred
  • Current driver’s license and proof of auto insurance
  • Certified or Licensed by the New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners and shall comply with the Social Workers' Licensing Act of 1991 Skill(s): ·
  • Familiarity with the psycho-social issues of the frail and chronically ill and their caregivers.
  • Ability to provide psychosocial assessment and individual, family and group counseling.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and to prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.
  • Good public speaking skills with all size groups.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an interdisciplinary team setting.
  • Computer literacy


  • Two (2) years of experience working on an interdisciplinary team in a hospital, nursing home or community-based setting is preferable.
  • Minimum of 1 year working with a frail or elderly population.


Beacon of LIFE provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.