The Salvation Army Peacehaven Nursing Home


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


Please email your detailed resume and expected salary to and state the job title in the subject header of the email.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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