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The Amherst Center for Senior Services has a Full Time opening for a Social Caseworker. Candidates must meet the following requirements:
• Masters Degree in Social Work and one year social casework experience involving older adults in a public or private social agency adhering to acceptable standards; or
• Bachelor’s Degree and three years social casework experience involving older adults in a public or private social agency adhering to acceptable standards or
• an equivalent combination of training and experience
Duties to include evaluating individuals who appear to be experiencing social, emotional, or behavioral problems and assess the mental health status and need for further counseling to individuals. Works with and may provide psychotherapeutic counseling and/or referral to seniors and their family. Refers clients to appropriate resources; provides in service training; participates in staff meetings; develops and maintains required records and statistics; makes home visits to evaluate social, health, and psychological needs; refers clients to appropriate resources and provides follow through to assure services are provided.

Generous benefits package including health insurance and vacation time. Salary range $39,976-$54,908.

Minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Town of Amherst residency requirement. Candidate will be provisional until successful completion of Civil Service Test.

The Town of Amherst Center for Senior Services is a human service agency serving the community’s older residents and their families. The Department’s mission is to foster the physical and mental well-being of senior citizens by providing educational and recreational activities, nutritional, health-related, and social and support services, and opportunities for volunteerism. The Department is an advocate for senior citizens and seeks to promote and sustain independence or optimal level of well-being.

Please send resume along with 3 references to:

Amherst Center for Senior Services
370 John James Audubon Parkway
Amherst, NY 14228
Attention : Melissa Abel, Deputy Director



Phone: (716) 858-8526

Erie County Department of Senior Services
95 Franklin Street, 13th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Phone Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm