Social Worker (Family Reunification Service) ( Job No : JOB-2022-03491 )

Chen Su Lan Methodist Children's Home
  • Children & Youth
About The Role

Safe and Strong Families – Reunification (SSF-R) aims to reunify children with their natural families in a safe and timely manner.

The objective of this service is as follow:

* Reduce the length of stay in Out-of-Home care placement
* Reduce recurrence of maltreatment of children
* Enable more family reunifications that are timely, successful and enduring

*Key Responsibilities of the Role*

• Provide intensive, home-based intervention and support to a caseload of 5 to 6 families (high and medium intensity cases), and ensure the children are reintegrated back to their caregivers.
• Conduct needs assessment and environment scanning to identify needs of the family using tool such as Structured Decision Making (SDM) and biopsychosocial approach.
• Conduct systemic casework and counselling to the family unit, and meet the identified caregiver at least once a week.
• Brokerage with various stakeholders from community and governmental agencies in mobilizing social and healthcare resources to meet family’s reintegration needs.
• Conduct and facilitate case conferences and multi-disciplinary meetings to review the family’s progress
• Design and implement family-based programs to promote family bonding.
• Monitor service implementation and evaluation of service
• Maintain a proper and accurate statutory record of the services rendered to family and ensure timely submission to MSF on a monthly basis.

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• Bachelor in Social Work or a Grad Dip in Social Work a must
• At least 5 years of working experience with high to medium risk families in a social service setting
3. Has experience working with highly dysfunctional families.

Core Competencies:

• Sound counselling and assessment skills
• Emphasize strength-based intervention and communication
• Not biased and judgmental against birth families
• Culturally competent

• Believe in trauma-informed care and nurturing the family members

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

- all attributes of SSF-R Social Worker
- prior supervisory experience would be a plus
- Ability to converse in Malay or Tamil would be an advantage

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Job Post Status
Job Details
Area of Specialisation:

Employment Type:
Full Time (Contract)
Profession Type:
Social Worker
Min Educational Qualification:
Bachelor Degree
Posting Date:

21 Sep 2022

Closing Date:

20 Oct 2022

Salary Range
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