SENIOR SOCIAL WORKER / SOCIAL WORKER

Centre

The Salvation Army Peacehaven Nursing Home

Location

9 Upper Changi Road North Singapore 507706

Job Responsibilities

  • Receive and review applications in conjunction with Executive Director to determine suitability and appropriate RLA placement in Home. Inform and consult Executive Director (ED) of recommendations regarding admission and placement
  • Present admissions application to ED for final approval of funding and placement of applicant
  • Provide social work related support services to applicants/ residents and their families, e.g. referrals to aged care services including other residential or day care programmes
  • Upon referral from both government/non-government sources implement an appropriate system for assessing and investigating current and future applications
  • On admission work closely with resident and family to orient them to the Home and the new living environment
  • Develop an appropriate internal and external network to assist in resourcing and referral of applicants/residents
  • Work closely with Clinical and Pastoral departments to ensure that social needs of the resident are actively considered in their care
  • Ensure “hands-on” approach to working with residents through visitation/counselling, encouraging support group participation
  • Work with Clinical, Therapy and Pastoral departments in helping to resolve conflict among residents
  • Maintain accurate and current documentation of casework for assigned caseload
  • Work closely with residents and families to maintain or re-establish family relations
  • In compliance with government regulations for continued funding, conduct annual review of household incomes/social conditions of residents’ support network
  • Compile and assign appropriate tasks to Social Work Assistant
  • Work closely with peers to maintain an efficient and effective Social Work department
  • Participate in multidisciplinary meetings and work closely with Case Manager (Clinical) in discharge planning reviews

Job Requirements

  • Degree/Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work
  • Candidate with more experience may be considered for Senior Social Worker appointment
  • Social work experience in health care setting preferred
  • Dynamic and good team player
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

Working Hours

5 days’ work week

 


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