Homestead Hospice Director of Social Services in Selma, Alabama

Homestead Hospice is an equal opportunity employer – race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity

This position requires an LMSW.

Job Summary:

The Director of Social Services is responsible for ensuring that Homestead Hospice provides a high level of psycho-social support to our patients and families. Reports to the COO.


Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work; MSW preferred. A minimum of 3 years of demonstrated work experience in health care related field or areas, with hospice experience preferred. Knowledge of hospice concepts, practices, procedures, volunteer coordination and bereavement. Microsoft Office and clinical database experience required. Excellent written and verbal communications skills required. Identifies with and has a commitment to the mission, purpose and objectives of Homestead Hospice. Responsibilities:

Identifies the social issues and community needs of offices. Develops strategies and budgetary planning for meeting social requirements of the offices. Organizes and coordinates the functions of the Social Services department. Plans and develops social welfare schemes in compliance with the legal guidelines. Defines departmental objectives and goals, and clearly communicates to Homestead Hospice management and Social Services team members. Puts into effect policies, procedures and rules for organizational functioning. Monitors state bodies and non-profit organizations and reports back to management any industry changes that potentially impact strategies and training requirements. Conducts evaluations of Social Services staff no less than annually in conjunction with Administrators. Participates in the recruitment of personnel for social programs. Serves as a trusted mentor and advisor to Social Services staff throughout the organization. Ensures company office policy manual remains updated as per any changes or additions dictated by regulatory requirements, and approved by Senior Management. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.