Protective Services Worker

Protective Services Worker

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Full Time
Franklin County, MA

General Description:

An exciting full-time opportunity to join a dynamic team dedicated to elder protective services. The position primarily serves the Franklin County area, with some coverage of the Berkshires.

The Protective Service Worker (PSW) conducts thorough assessments of reports of elder abuse, neglect, financial exploitation, and self-neglect. The PSW provides services and/or referrals to help mitigate risks. The successful candidate will be competent in forming positive partnerships with local agencies and affiliated professionals involved with providing protective services and supports. Successful applicants will have outstanding crisis intervention skills, be detail oriented, and have excellent interpersonal communication skills.


Ideal candidates will have excellent:

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Documentation and record-keeping accuracy
  • Computer proficiency
  • Time management skills
  • Clinical skills
  • Ability to establish positive relations
  • Flexibility
  • Compliance/regulations experience

A bachelor’s degree in social work,human services, criminal justice, public health, gerontology, or related field, or advanced studies and at least three years experience in related fields are required. Must have crisis intervention experience.

Compensation and Benefits

Position pays $24 per hour (6% pay differential for bilingual skills), and is a full-time, Monday-Friday, 35-hour work week position with a requirement to be available to work off hours in emergencies and to attend training. Opportunity to earn additional compensation by serving on the on-call team after six months of service, but not required.

This is a key position accompanied with mileage reimbursement, excellent work environment, and an outstanding benefits package, including health, dental, vision, company-paid life insurance, short-term disability, and HRA. Additionally, the position offers a 401(k) retirement plan, flex scheduling/hybrid work options, and generous paid time off.

Submit your cover letter and resume to Please put “PS” in the subject line.

LifePath is deeply committed to anti-racism and the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusiveness. Bilingual persons, minorities, women, and candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

LifePath, Inc. is an AA/EOE employer committed to a diverse workforce.