Social Services Director at EagleCare LLC in Peru, Indiana

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Social Services Director opportunity with Hickory Creek at Peru


At Hickory Creek Healthcare, we have a culture of warmth and caring. Our staff feels like a family with each other and with the people for whom they care. It’s a special place for special people.


The goal of Hickory Creek Healthcare is to deliver the best possible long-term care and rehabilitation services to all our residents on a consistent basis every day of the year. To do that, we rely on the strengths and talents of our professional and dedicated employees.


We are committed to the safety and health of our team members, residents and families we serve. As such, Hickory Creek is proud to have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy, requiring COVID-19 vaccination(s) for all employees, including contracted third-party staff, and new hires effective June 1, 2021. In accordance with our mission to compassionately serve every resident with quality care and excellence, we firmly believe that vaccinating all employees is essential for our customer’s safety and health.  Should you have any questions regarding this, please speak with your recruiting contact directly.


The Company understands and respects that a limited number of candidates may have personal reasons for not receiving the vaccine.   As such, we are asking those candidates who wish to request an exemption from being required to be vaccinated, submit a request for their exemption through their Executive Director once hired.


Our commitment to our team members:



  • PayActiv – Hourly employees have immediate access up to 50% of your earned pay

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance available – Plans starting as low as $20 a week

  • Employees can access convenient telehealth services

  • 401k

  • PTO and holiday pay for full time staff

  • Workforce Chaplains: Confidential, non-denomination resources available for employees and household family members of employees

What will you be doing and how will you make a difference at Hickory Creek?



  • Making a difference in the lives of the patients we serve by providing them care and compassion

  • Acting as a positive teammate to fellow employees by helping onboard new teammates.


  • The Social Services Director provides medically-related social services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each resident; and shares a responsibility toward creating and sustaining an environment that humanizes and individualizes each resident living area.

  • Reviews resident’s needs and care plan with progress notes indicating implementation of methods to respond to identified needs.

  • Mediates and must be able to deal tactfully and professionally with issues that arise among residents and their families and/or assigned ombudsman.

  Requirements:



  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or in a human services field required.

  • Previous social services experience preferred.

We are Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran and other protected categories.

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