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SCO Family of Services Reviews

Updated March 25, 2019
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  • "salaries are bad unless you are management, no room for growth, no cost of living raises" (in 9 reviews)

  • "Low pay, hostile work environment, no transparency" (in 16 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "SCO Review"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SCO Family of Services part-time

    Pros

    -Benefits
    -Paid time off
    -Problem-solving skills

    Cons

    -Long full-time shifts and random on-call hours


  2. "Youth Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Youth Specialist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Youth Specialist in New York, NY

    I have been working at SCO Family of Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Vulnerable population so you must have a big heart

    Cons

    Low pay
    Very little support
    Very high turnover
    Very little recognition

    Advice to Management

    Get it together or you’ll keep losing your staff

  3. "Great Work Environment / Best Work-Life Balance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SCO Family of Services full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Generous PTO - 12 paid holidays, 24 vacation, 12 sick, plus bereavement (if necessary).
    Good Health Insurance, dental and vision.
    Semi-flexible work schedules, depending on position.
    35 hour work weeks.
    Pleasant work environments.
    Competent and compassionate management.
    Great place to grow and learn.
    Large training department with interesting instructors for professional development.

    Cons

    Parking at some of the locations can be a challenge.


  4. "Not a bad place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glen Cove, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glen Cove, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SCO Family of Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very generous PTO policy and good, inexpensive medical benefits.

    Cons

    Salary is not really competitive, but it is a non-profit with limited funds for payroll.


  5. "Great place to learn"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at SCO Family of Services full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility and co workers are great

    Cons

    No raises and no advancement


  6. "Rewarding Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SCO Family of Services full-time

    Pros

    Making a difference in the lives of those we serve. Flexible schedule. On-line training provided and promotion opportunities are available. A lot of paid time off. Very low cost health insurance.

    Cons

    Clients can be challenging. Changing regulatory requirements.


  7. "Friendly atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Room for overtime, good health insurance

    Cons

    Low pay, no growth, same salary forever, no increase, as LPN you $19 / hr, as RN yoy get 29/hr.

    Advice to Management

    Please increase salary as cost loving is not stangnant

  8. "Youth Specialist requires patience and understanding"

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    Current Employee - Youth Specialist in Far Rockaway, NY
    Current Employee - Youth Specialist in Far Rockaway, NY

    I have been working at SCO Family of Services full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Benefits, Always extra overtime available, adequate training

    Cons

    Unlimited patience required, not much support from management


  9. "Waiver Service Provider"

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    Current Employee - Waiver Service Provider in Dix Hills, NY
    Current Employee - Waiver Service Provider in Dix Hills, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SCO Family of Services part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and you can pick and choose the cases

    Cons

    You have to keep track of your pay


  10. "Not too shabby"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor
    Current Employee - Supervisor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SCO Family of Services full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits
    Schedule flexibility as a direct care worker
    Growth/promotion opportunities

    Cons

    Low wages
    Lack of appreciation for non-managerial workers

    Advice to Management

    Increase pay
    Support direct care workers more
    Offer more free workshops that can help employees in their personal life