You will be responsible to provide social work intervention and comprehensive case management services to serve the needs of the children and their families in the Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC). > Conduct intake and needs assessment during first contact and screening to ascertain the level of complexity, key risks and protective factors of the case and prepare for necessary intervention that includes information and referral and basic counselling services to help clients and caregivers. > Plan, organise and lead the caregiver’s orientation programmes for new enrolments in the programme. > Provide appropriate intervention and supportive counselling to the families of children attending early intervention> Conduct home and school visits with other early intervention professionals whenever necessary. > Working closely within a trans-disciplinary team in identifying and assessing the child's psychosocial and emotional needs. > Equipping caregivers with knowledge and skills to support children coping with emotional stress or trauma. > Plan, develop and conduct psycho-educational training and group work for children, caregivers and other EI professionals> Lead or participate actively in collaborations efforts with external stakeholders such as preschools, SPED, primary schools and community partners. > Maintain minimum requirements for accreditation and renewal of membership with relevant professional associations.
> Recognised Degree/Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work.> Works effectively both as an individual and as part of a trans-disciplinary team
> Patient, positive and passionate about working with children with special needs and their families. > Good communication and interpersonal skills.
> Professionals that are accredited as a social worker/social service practitioner (RSW/RSSP) with SASW are preferred. > Relevant experience in the fields of Early Intervention/Special Education or social services is preferred.
20 Oct 2019
19 Nov 2019
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