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Resident Services Coordinator - Bilingual

Springfield, MA, USA Req #287
Monday, June 29, 2020
At Beacon, we strive to make a difference in our residents’ lives. We build outstanding communities that make enduring contributions to the vitality of our cities and towns. We create communities that serve a diverse cross section of our society. Our communities are healthy and vibrant. Why? Because they are planned with care, consideration, and compassion.

RESIDENT SERVICE COORDINATOR - BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH)


 

The Resident Service Coordinator (RSC) assists residents to maintain successful tenancies and improve their quality of life by providing a combination of information and referral to services along with useful and engaging onsite programming.

 
This position requires that you must be bilingual in English and Spanish. 

Position Summary:

 

·        EDUCATOR – The RSC informs residents about service availability, how to apply for services and benefits, understanding consumer rights, and other relevant issues.

·        COMMUNITY BUILDER – The RSC recognizes the impact of the social environment and the importance of developing a sense of community to improve on individuals’ health and well-being. The RSC helps build a sense of community among all residents living in the community.

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LIAISON– The RSC acts as a liaison between residents and Management, community-based agencies, and/or regional government entities (Social Security Administration, Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs, etc.); Resident Service Coordinators work with Management staff, eldercare service providers, behavioral/mental health care and medical care professionals to resolve issues together while keeping information confidential.

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SERVICE FACILITATOR – The RSC establishes links to community agencies and service providers, provides basic case management and referral services and monitors the ongoing provision of services from outside agencies.


The RSC

·        Assists in developing the Beacon Wellness Program at the property focusing on elderly/disabled residents. Coordinates Wellness Program components, including but not limited to: Fitness, Nutrition, Mental Health support, Meals Program, Home Healthcare, Cultural Arts programming, computer learning, socialization and other programming specific to the residential community.

·        Assists in developing programming the addresses self-sufficiency issues such as Money Management, Parenting Skills/Support, Job Readiness and Youth Enrichment/After-School programming.

·        Reports on programming in Yardi and other database formats.

·        Assesses, counsels, recommends and/or resolves resident issues impacting resident’s personal life, health and well-being, and refers residents to suitable community services, resources and Entitlement Programs as appropriate.

·        Acts as liaison with onsite clinic nurse (if applicable), local care providers and hospitals to ensure successful discharge from care facilities and return transition of residents to their apartments.

·        Works cooperatively with residents and their families when planning for relocation to a nursing home or other long-term care facility if required.

·        Documents all interactions regarding provision of assistance to residents in Yardi on a weekly basis.

Community Programming Responsibilities:

 

Supervision Received:  Directly reports to the Property Manager. May receive some supervision from the Area Resident Services Manager (ARSM) and mentoring and guidance from a Senior Resident Service Coordinator (Sr. RSC).

 

Supervision Exercised:  Supervises Assistant Resident Service Coordinator, if applicable.  May supervise volunteers or interns.

 

Essential Functions of the Position:  Any one position may not include all duties listed herein.  Conversely, additional duties may be required that are specific to the individual site.

Beacon Communities LLC seeks a diverse pool of candidates. We are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other protected class. Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Other details

  • Job Family Resident Services
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Springfield, MA, USA