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Social Worker/Counselor


Full Time -   : Open until filled

If you are a Social Worker/Counselor looking for an a unique opportunity to make an exceptional impact on the people you serve, join the Northland PACE team! We currently have an opening for a Social Worker/Counselor. As the Social Worker/Counselor you will promote and maintain the mental and social health of enrolled participants through assessment, treatment, teaching and counseling. You will provide basic casework and consultation for Northland PACE participants as well as facilitate communication between our participants, their family and the Care Team. You are responsible for the implementation of social work care plans and coordinating social work with other services.

As the Social Worker/Counselor you will:

  • Complete social work assessments during initial, semi-annual, annual and change in condition evaluations.
  • Provide care to caseload of PACE participants in a variety of settings including the PACE day center and participant homes.
  • Coordinate with the interdisciplinary team to develop a comprehensive care plan centered around the participant.
  • Determine participant and family needs related to social support, financial support, mental health needs, counseling and housing.
  • Provide individual and group counseling to participants and their families as identified.
  • Coordinate the completion of participant’s health care wishes and advance directives in cooperation with their primary care physician, the participant and their family.
  • Coordinate with mental health-related providers including drug and alcohol treatment to arrange appointments and share pertinent information.
  • Petition for guardianships when deemed appropriate by the interdisciplinary team.

Employment Specifications


Bachelor’s Degree from a school of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (LBSW), Master’s Degree (MSW), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC).

Licensure, registry or certification required:

  • Must maintain current licensure/certification within scope of practice.
  • Proof of a valid driver’s license, good driving record and auto insurance as required by state law

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