Employment/Volunteer Opportunities

Careers

We are currently accepting applications for per diem LPN’s, RN’s, CNA’s for all shifts. Completed employment applications may be faxed (978) 774-0271, emailed (kmelanson@nehd.org), mailed (Kathryn Melanson, Human Resources, NEHD, 154 Water Street, Danvers MA 01923) or dropped off during normal business hours, M-F, 9am – 5pm.

Social Services Director

New England Homes for the Deaf has an opening for a full-time Social Services Director. We are understanding and supportive of Deaf and Deafblind culture.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the healthy emotional/social adjustment of Residents
  • Identifies and understands the social and emotional factors underlying resident’s mental illness and communicates these factors to the treatment team.
  • Assists Residents, their families, and Home employees in understanding psychiatric illness and accepting treatment necessary to maximize medical benefits. This may include where appropriate specialized behavior plans.
  • Utilizes resources, such as family and community agencies to provide services for the benefits of resident, in order to enhance psycho-social and physical functioning.
  • Participates in care plan meetings and keeps charts current with documentation from care plans.
  • Plans and assists in providing in-service training sessions to both Residents and Staff. Staff in-service to include all appropriate training as managed by Department of Public Health.
  • Assists in completing necessary paper work according to the regulations set by the Department of Public Health.
  • Accepts referrals from prospective Residents, collects admission data, sends paper work, provides tours, and upon admission helps resident/family to complete paperwork.
  • Provide ASL/English cultural and linguistic mediation through an ASL Interpreter.
  • Works with MDS Coordinator and completes MDS sections, care plans and RAPS.
  • Supervises PT Community Service Coordinator.
  • Meet requirements to provide social services in long term care facilities in accordance to the Department of Public Hea

Must have a current, active license to practice as Social Worker in Massachusetts. MS in social work preferred.
Proficiency in ASL or a willingness to learn.

 

 

Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

To get involved as a volunteer or intern at NEHD please contact Jessica Dupont at jdupont@nehd.org

Contact Us

TTY 978-739-4010
VP 978-767-8784
Voice 978-774-0445
Fax 978-774-0271
Email info@nehd.org

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New England Homes for the Deaf
154-160 Water Street
Danvers, MA 01923