Senior/Social Worker - Family Services (Bedok North)

0-2 years
3790 - 5300 SGD monthly
22 days ago
Job Description

Engagement & Assessment

  • Engage clients and significant others (e.g. family, caregivers, etc.) in a therapeutic manner to understand their needs.
  • Manage and overcome reluctance and resistance to change.

Case Review & Documentations

  • Implement and follow up on care/ case plans and interventions to determine the suitability of care/case plans in addressing client's needs and modify them where necessary.
  • Draft social reports for complex cases to be reviewed by Supervisor.

Casework - Goal Setting & Intervention Plans

  • Conceptualise and identify appropriate approaches to develop care/case plan for clients.
  • Help clients to develop and choose strategies and formulate viable plans.
  • Represent case in case conference.

Group Work

  • Target and reach out to individuals and/ or targeted groups who may benefit from group work conducted by the organisations which include external organisations & agencies.
  • Plan, implement, monitor, evaluate and modify therapeutic group work to address issues of target groups.
  • Facilitate high risk therapeutic group work under supervision.

Community Work

  • Conduct environmental scans and assess community needs.
  • Design, develop and implement community-specific development programmes (e.g. aging community in a specific neighbourhood)
  • Participate in community development initiatives and provide recommendations for consideration.

Professional Development & Education

  • Engage in learning opportunities (e.g. participate in community of practice meetings to develop skills and capabilities)
  • Attend professional development courses to acquire professional knowledge and skills.
  • Supervise interns and/ or students on placement (applicable only for Senior Social Worker position)
  • Mentoring Junior Social Workers and Social Workers Associates (applicable only for Senior Social Worker position)

Programme Development & Implementation

  • Participate/ implement programmes (e.g. strengthening activities appropriate to clients profile)
  • Review and refine programmes to target client groups or other stakeholders/ partners/ agencies.
  • Identify service gaps in response to client needs and make recommendations to improve service provision of programmes.

Research

  • Participate and support research.
  • Engage in multi-disciplinary team research projects.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree majoring in Social Work from universities recognised by the Social Work Accreditation and Advisory Board (SWAAB) of Singapore
  • Independent, creative, flexible thinking and able to motivate staff.
  • Good people skills.
  • Has strong understanding of the diverse cultures and race.
  • Has patience, love, passion, and commitment in the family services.

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