Social Worker, Fostering Services ( Job No : JOB-2021-03556 )

  • Children & Youth
BOYS' TOWN - 166 Tampines st 12

Boys’ Town is a Catholic institution founded by the Brothers of St. Gabriel in 1948. We provide Residential, Outreach, School-based and Community-based programmes and services for youth-at-risk and their families in a CARING milieu. Our Mission is to help youth-at-risk between the ages of 11-21 become socially integrated, responsible and contributing members of society.

About The Role

Manage cases receiving foster care services and to support programmes or events of Fostering Department and the Agency
Conduct in-depth assessment and prepare Foster Parent Assessment Report (FAR), and present findings at the CIC Approving Panel and follow up on decisions and recommendations
Conduct regular CANs assessment to assess how the foster child is doing as well as the foster parents capability in meeting the needs of the child
Conduct necessary statutory visits to ensure that the placement is able to safeguard and promote safety, stability and wellbeing
Organise and participate in inter-agency efforts to support the welfare and development of the foster child or CYP
Provide a 24 hour hotline for foster parents or kinship care per duty schedule and follow up on outcomes
Support foster placement to prevent breakdowns in existing care arrangements for the foster child
Participate actively in case management
Identify at-risk situations and develop strategies and intervention plan to address child safety issues and wellbeing
Monitor and evaluate effectiveness of case management and other programme and activities extended to foster or kinship care families
Submit accurate operation reports, case reviews, discussions to BT and other governing bodies
Bachelor of Social Work or Graduate Diploma in Social Work or Master of Social Work
Registered Social Worker with SASW preferred
Experience in working with children or CYP and their families

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

Engagement and Assessment
Case Review and Documentation
Goal Setting and Implementation Plans
Group Work
Community Work
Professional Development and Education
Programme Development and Implementation
Professional Leadership

Core Competencies:

Managing Change
Developing Self
Developing Others
Drive for Social Impact
Innovation and Problem Solving
Customer Focus
Benefactor Focus

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

Registered Social Worker with SASW preferred
Experience in working with children or CYP and their families

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:
Professional Qualification and Other Diploma
Posting Date:

04 Oct 2021

Closing Date:

01 Dec 2021

Salary Range
SGD   3300.00 - 4000.00
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