Home Health & Hospice Social Worker (Full Time)

companyWestminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay
locationVirginia Beach, VA 23451, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time

Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay is currently hiring a Home Health and Hospice Social Worker for Westminster Canterbury at Home.

Westminster Canterbury At Home offers personalized and exceptional Home Health Care, Home Care, and Hospice services in private home settings in Virginia Beach and surrounding areas. 

Our Full-Time employees are eligible for Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits on the FIRST day of employment!

Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5pm, with some after hours & weekend on-call responsibilities.

What will I do?

  • Assess the psychosocial status and needs of hospice and home health patients/families.
  • Identify supports and interventions to reduce stress and facilitate coping with end-of-life care and illness.
  • Provide counseling, crisis intervention, and support to home health and hospice patients/families.
  • Assist interdisciplinary team in recognizing and understanding social/mental stress that exacerbates symptoms related to patient illness.

What do I need for this role?

  • Education:
    • Master's of Social Work (MSW) Degree from a school of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. OR
    • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. OR
    • Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Sociology, or other related Social Work field and has been supervised by an MSW.
  • At least one (1) year experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Current VA valid driver's license required.
  • Willing to drive to private homes in greater Virginia Beach area to perform the requirements associated with this position.

What makes Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay unique?

Founded in 1982, Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay is a faith based, not-for-profit, Life Plan Continuing Care Community to serve older adults of all beliefs, their families and the broader community.

Our waterfront community, located on the southern shore of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach, in a beautiful, resort-like setting, provides innovative and comprehensive services designed to offer independent living, assisted living, and nursing care solutions.

Our employees, residents and guests carry out our mission daily: Creating community to foster joy and well-being. We maintain a close and friendly culture for our staff and residents by adhering to our Values of achieving excellence by giving and expecting:

RESPECT for each Person.

PASSION for what we do.


Check us out on Facebook: @WCBayCareers

Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status. Candidates are screened, in accordance with the Code of Virginia, with the State Police criminal background check including sex offender crimes. All new hires are subject to a Pre-Employment Drug Screen and receiving the flu shot.


  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Same Day Pay-Get early pay access through UKG and get paid without waiting for your paycheck!
  • Direct Deposit
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent Advancement Opportunities
  • Identity Theft Plan
  • Legal Resources
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Scholarship Program for Employees/Family Members
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Six (6) Paid Holidays
  • Team Member Discounts
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • On-Site Gym, Salon, Clinic & Pharmacy
  • No Agency use for any clinical positions
  • Bus Passes
  • Monthly Toll Allotment