Westminster at Lake Ridge
  • 27-Jan-2020 (EST)
  • Resident Services
  • Lake Ridge, VA, USA
  • Full Time


Westminster at Lake Ridge is home to a retirement lifestyle free from care and rich with opportunity. It is home to a charming, historic neighborhood brimming with small-town charm, set against the natural forested beauty of Northern Virginia, our community rests on 62 acres of land that back up to the Occoquan reservoir.  A few miles away, you'll find our nation's capital with a rich urban texture, pulsing with the energy, arts, historical and cultural attractions only a major city can offer.

Westminster at Lake Ridge is looking to hire an Independent Living Social Worker. If you meet the requirements of this position, take accountability for your actions, treat everyone with respect, are innovative, a good steward of resources and assets and strive for excellence we would be honored to review your cover letter and application.

Position Overview:

The Independent Living Social Worker position is primarily responsible for providing psychosocial needs and services to residents in the Independent Living, Assisted Living and Health Care.  Additional duties include acute interventions and case work services, admissions, discharges as well as educational and preventative outreach activities for community members.


Bachelor's degree in Social Work from an accredited university. Must be licensed to practice, or working toward licensure and eligible. Must be proficient in the operation of computer applications and general office equipment. Incumbent should be able to apply common sense understand to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form, possess high-quality verbal and written communication ability, strong interpersonal skills, and be knowledgeable of long-term care practices. 


  • Admission Responsibility:
  • Oversee the admission process of new residents to include move-ins, chart reviews, and resident assessments
  • Meets with visitors on a need be basis.
  • Responds to telephone and fax contacts.
  • Meets with family to assure that the admission transition runs smoothly; assists with any additional questions.

Discharge Functions:

  • Assists with discharge of residents from Nursing Center and completes all necessary discharge paperwork.
  • Meets with family and resident at the time of discharge.
  • Discusses discharge procedures and additional course of action for the resident.
  • Conducts final assessment of resident and completes discharge paperwork in conjunction with the other disciplines.

Regulatory Action:

  • Maintains regulatory functions for all resident units within the community and ensures proper Compliance to those regulations.
  • Maintains a working relationship with Department of Health Services and other agencies and remains in contact with specified agency as appropriate.
  • Transfers residents within units and works to ensure requests made by the resident are in compliance with all regulatory agencies.

Grievance Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that residents know how to file grievances, implement and manage the written grievance policy to ensure the prompt resolution of grievances. Ensuring and leading prompt response to a grievance and taking required actions.
  • Ensures grievance policy meets requirements and regulations and is being followed.
  • Educating residents on grievance policy.
  • Ensuring a review of the policy and plan on an annual basis.

Performance and Professionalism:

  • Maintains professional presence when representing Ingleside; exhibits degree of professionalism consistent with standards in performance, behavior, and appearance.
  • Maintains resident confidentiality and privacy at all times according to policies and procedures; uses discretion when discussing confidential matters.
  • Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior with residents, families, co-workers, subordinates, supervisors, and other department staff.

Professional Development:

  • Demonstrates professional development/skills competency in all activities.
  • Participates in in-service, projects, or committees as assigned.
  • Maintains all certifications necessary for employment.
  • Demonstrates flexibility, open mindedness, and versatility in adjusting to changing environments and requirements as necessary.


 EEO Statement:

As an employer committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ingleside recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

If interested in this position please apply to this posting and attach cover letter along with your resume.

Due to the large number of applicants please DO NOT call to check on the status of your application. Hiring managers will review all applicants and contact those that are the best qualified.


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