Cardinal Ritter Senior Services
Position Description: 

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services has a job opening for a full-time Social Worker MSW to be responsible for providing professional assistance to persons needing assistance in solving or coping with problems resulting from old age and chronic illness, by handling requests for Information and Referral and providing as needed, one or more of the following: outreach services to Senior Adults including support groups; case management services and supportive counseling to Senior Adults living in the community, as well as to family caregivers; supportive counseling and case management services to Grandparents Acting As Parents (GAAP) and management of GAAP Warmline; provide services for residents of CRSS’s Assisted Living Facilities and with participants in the CRSS’s Adult Day Care as assigned. This position is located at St. Agnes Apartments, 2840 Wisconsin Ave., St. Louis, MO 63118. Cardinal Ritter Senior Services is a not-for-profit organization that values its employees and provides services to improve the quality of life for senior adults by promoting and providing health assistance, housing facilities, social services and programs, and volunteer opportunities in St. Louis City and County, as well as in St. Charles, Jefferson, Franklin and Warren Counties. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. We also bring the mission to life by expressing the core values of love, compassion, hope and integrity.

1. Provides psychosocial assessment and case management to clients presenting need, including in-home services as needed throughout the service area.
2. As needed: assists clients, family members, caregivers, and other agency representatives in understanding the significant social, emotional and environmental factors which might impact a person’s ability to maintain an independent living status. Participates in the development of the plan of care. Prepares clinical assessments and progress notes as appropriate according to accepted Case Management Standards. Works with the family, caregivers and/or significant others. When appropriate, participates and collaborates with health team members at multi-service conferences as well as with Patient Care Coordinators, who may be involved in client’s care.
3. Provides referral to and utilization of appropriate community resources.
4. Identifies appropriate clients for involvement in emergency assistance grants which the department manages and verifies eligibility of clients and contacts utility companies to verify need for utility assistance etc.
5. Prepares statistical reports monthly as required by the agency.
6. Attends Social Service staff meetings; in-service agency meetings and educational community meetings.
7. Provides consultation to clients, family members, caregivers and other agency personnel.
8. Performs services for contracts for which grants may be obtained (e.g. Daughters of Charity, , etc.) as assigned.
9. Develops and maintains a Quality First Project and provides monthly project reports.
10. Duties as assigned at Residential Care Facilities or Adult Day Care Facility.
11. Acts as Field Instructor, to Social Work students selected to complete practicum experiences with the agency, as needed.
12. Performs all other duties as assigned.

1. Graduation with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from a council of Social Work Education accredited program, LCSW or LMSW preferred, or a Master’s in Gerontology from an accredited program with case management experience preferred.
2. At least two years supervised case management experience in a social services agency with older adults or with those physically ill or related services.

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Qualified candidates may submit their resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to Or send fax to (314) 961-1934. Or complete an application on our website

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