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$5,000 sign-on bonus for MSW candidates & $2500 sign-on bonus for BSW candidates

Join an organization recognized as a BEST PLACE TO WORK & BEST FAMILY-FRIENDLY WORKPLACE by our employees!

Find your life’s work at HopeWest as Social Worker supporting our patients and families in Montrose County.

You will be part of an interdisciplinary care team of social workers, chaplains, nurses, physicians, and certified nursing assistants all working together to improve people’s everyday lives when they need help the most. You will be an advocate by providing education and resources to patients and their families.

The Social Worker will work with an exemplary and robust interdisciplinary team focused on providing quality care to patients in the community through education, resources, and care that honors the goals and wishes of each person.

If you want something “more than a job” - more like a calling – you will find it at HopeWest. If you want to connect with the reasons you chose this rewarding career path, use the experience and education you have gained, and find the joy of changing the world you will love when you become a social worker with HopeWest across Montrose County.

Who Should Apply?

  • Social Workers with a minimum of one year experience in healthcare.
  • Experience working (paid or volunteer) with the elderly preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Applicants who live in or want to relocate to Montrose, CO.

Requirements, Pay and Benefits:

  • MSW preferred (BSW minimum required) from an accredited social work program. 
  • Minimum of one (1) year supervised experienced in the health care field or during a supervised internship.
  • Participates in the on-call, holiday, weekend, and after-hour’s rotation.
  • $27.00 - $31.00/Hour, plus any shift differentials that may apply.
  • Premium pay for Licensed Clinical Social Worker and/or bilingual fluency
  • Benefits include medical, vision, dental, life insurance, EAP Program, Disability, 403B Retirement Plan, PTO & Medical leave, flexible spending plans and AFLAC
  • Mileage reimbursement for work related driving, Leased vehicle program option
  • Cell phone and laptop provided for documentation
  • Tuition Assistance Program for advancing your Social Work career

    Created through a community-wide vision, HopeWest has been providing comprehensive, expert, and collaborative care for those facing serious illness and grief since 1993.

    HopeWest is a nonprofit organization that serves families across 10,000 square miles on the Western Slope in Mesa, Delta, Montrose & Ouray, and Rio Blanco counties. Our teams visit patients wherever they call home; home, nursing home, assisted living or other facility. Learn more about us @ 

    HopeWest is recognized as a “Best Place to Work” & the “#4 Best Family-Friendly Workplace” in the Nation by Modern Health Care.

    Our social workers are trained in both counseling and identifying practical and financial resources for patients and families. We will answer questions, facilitate family communication and provide support to families in person and by phone.

    These positions are located in our Montrose County office.

    About Montrose County:
    Named “Best of the Valley” in their community – HopeWest was 3rd place Best Nonprofit!
    Learn more about the HopeWest Montrose office by visiting their Facebook page at

    Montrose County is located in beautiful Southwest Colorado! Our thriving community is home to 41,412 neighbors in over 2,200 square miles in the Uncompaghre River and Paradox Valleys. In addition to being the Agricultural hub of the western slope, we are home to Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, as well as the Gunnison Gorge National Recreation and Wilderness Areas. The majority of our County is made up of National Forest, Bureau of Land Management or National Park lands. Learn more about life in Montrose County @

    APPLY NOW!  -
    Or, contact Alexis Lovato, Recruitment Manager, 970-255-7271,

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Last Updated: 12/12/23