Senior or Head Social Worker ( Job No : JOB-2021-02002 )

  • Adults & Families
  • Children & Youth
AWWA LTD - 46 Lengkok Bahru

To provide casework and counselling services to meet the needs of families living in the shelter with the goal of strengthening families’ coping and resilience, strengthening family life, and maximizing their potential to lead dignified and independent lives. 

About The Role

Provide leadership and supervision to a clinical team to achieve the service’s goals.

Maintain and review quality and standards, ensure relevance and compliance of SOPs.

Oversee service delivery including case management and post-discharge management, and provide (social work) supervision and guidance to social workers, in particular for more complex crisis management and entrenched cases.

Monitor and respond to trends and issues relating to needs and service gaps of shelter community, initiate innovative solutions to advocate for existing and emerging needs of the clients and community.

Oversee staff development to ensure that staff are equipped with the skills and competencies required for the job.

Oversee crisis management of incidents including escalated disputes and high-risk issues, and processes to prevent, manage and mitigate potential incidents.

Together with the Operations Manager, provide leadership and culture of teamwork to a dynamic team of social workers and operations and administrative staff.

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

At least 8 years of experience in community setting
Experience in sheltered home is preferred

Core Competencies:


Preferred achievements / characteristics:

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

Employment Type:
Full Time (Permanent)
Profession Type:
Social Worker
Min Educational Qualification:
Postgraduate Diploma or equivalent
Posting Date:

08 Jun 2021

Closing Date:

07 Aug 2021

Salary Range
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