Russian Speaking Social Worker
Job Details
Main Office - Newton, MA
Full Time
Graduate Degree
Health Care

Community-based, mission-driven hospice seeks a full-time Russian-speaking Social Worker to join its expanding counseling services team.

Job Responsibilities:

The social worker is an integral part of a multidisciplinary hospice team responsible for providing comprehensive psycho-social care to patients and families at the end of life. Makes home visits, facilitates referrals and admissions to services and provides counseling support during the bereavement period.


  • MSW required, LICSW preferred
  • Fluent in Russian
  • Sensitivity and understanding of end-of-life issues
  • Psychosocial assessment and treatment expertise
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Clear communication
  • Contribute as part of a collaborative team

Good Shepherd Benefits Package offers: 

  • Competitive salary 

  • Four weeks paid time off in first year

  • 12 paid holidays 

  • Health and dental insurance, coverage begins as of your start date

  • Life insurance

  • 403(b) with company match

  • Flexible Spending Account 

  • Short Term Disability 

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Partnership with Regis College for reduced tuition rates



Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Functions:

Healthcare Provider 


About Us:

Good Shepherd Community Care is one of the most trusted health care organizations in Greater Boston focusing on hospice and palliative care. Founded as Hospice of the Good Shepherd in 1978, we are the original Massachusetts hospice. After decades of caring for our community, we continue to remain an independent, not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization. Good Shepherd believes in the importance of mutual respect and acceptance and values diversity in our patients, families and caregivers, employees, volunteers, community, and partner organizations. We are committed to these values and honor the dignity of each individual through the care, support and education we provide. Our team members benefit from a collaborative work environment in a welcoming office, easily accessible to I-95, with on-site parking in Newton.