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Social Worker (Big Love) in Singapore at Montfort Care

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Social Worker is responsible for facilitating change and improving lives for individuals, families, community facing transitional challenges through the provision of direct services.

He / She will act professionally at all times and be accountable to the client and the organization to ensure that intervention plans are developed and implemented according to professional judgment and knowledge.

Casework Management

  • To gather information and conduct pyscho-social assessment
  • To identify common needs and goals for intervention
  • To undertake casework management functions with guidance
  • To be familiar with organisational standards, processes and its application
  • To involve clients in the intervention plans
  • To influence and sustain clients’ positive changes
  • To use professional knowledge and organisational standards to customise intervention to address client’s needs

Counselling

  • To demonstrate basic counselling/attending skills in case assigned
  • To engage client through the usage of counselling skills, such as active listening, empathic responses to understand clients’ situations
  • To apply suitable counselling model to address clients’ needs

Group Work

  • To plan, organise and implement group work
  • To demonstrate facilitation skills in group work
  • To build up professional knowledge and its application in group work

Community Outreach

  • To organise and implement community outreach event
  • To deliver social work programmes to meet the targeted needs
  • To gather relevant information from different sources
  • To link up of community resources

Service/ Programme Development

  • To provide programme evaluation for programmes conducted

Research

  • To participate in research, e.g. conducting survey and data mining

Ad-hoc Duties

  • To provide any other support as assigned/required
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Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • Recognised degree in Social Work

OR

  • Recognised degree with a graduate diploma in Social work

Experience

  • No prior experience required
  • For those working for specialist centres, prior experience as a social worker would be advantageous 

Knowledge and Skills

  • People Oriented: The ability to work with different groups; supervisee, partners
  • Communications: Excellent oral, written and inter-personal communications skills in dealing with individuals and groups at all levels
  • Technical Proficiency: Continuity of sharpening and upgrading social work related skillsets
  • Management: The ability to manage own time and workload to achieve efficiency
  • Analytical Ability & Problem Solving: The ability to assimilate and analyse information quickly and accurately and to formulate decisions and make recommendations