Social Work Associate ( Job No : JOB-2022-03439 )

Singapore Association for Mental Health, The
  • Mental Health
Singapore Association For Mental Health - Potong Pasir

Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH) has been uplifting lives in Singapore mental health community since 1968. Our beneficiaries include youths, adults and seniors. We are here at every step of their journey to wellness while also providing emotional and practical support to their families and caregivers.

Our vision is mental wellness for all and our mission is to improve the lives of persons with mental illness and provide support for their families. To promote acceptance and respect for persons with mental illness. To improve the mental resilience of our community

If you share our vision and mission, we invite you to be part of our highly motivated team who serves with passion.

About The Role

As a Social Work Associate or Assistant, you are required to provide emotional and practical support to clients and their caregivers in order to help clients achieving their goals and improve their lives.

Assist the Intake and discharge processes of clients
Support Social Worker and Case Worker in clients’ progress and intervention plans
Provide family support and intervention to facilitate clients’ attainment of goals
Attend to disputes between clients and emergency situations
Support groupwork, psychoeducation workshops and other therapeutic sessions
Assist Social Worker and Case Worker in social reports, incident reports, case recordings, and letters to agencies and caregivers.
Assist in the planning and administrative duties, including drafting proposal and statistical submission.
Ensure proper upkeeping of clients’ records and database.
Compile and report statistics to various stakeholders
Co-plan and review programmes and activities for the month
Collaborate with and support other SAMH programmes when required
Conduct new hire orientation and attend to visitors to SAMH programmes
Any other duties as assigned by SAMH

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

Diploma in Psychology, Social Work, Counselling, or Sociology
Proficient with Microsoft Office 365 and other internet applications such as Zoom and social media
Applicants who have prior work experience in the Social Services sector and Mental Health field will have an added advantage

Core Competencies:

Have good verbal and written communication

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

Passion in working with adults in recovery of mental health issues and their family members Able to work with minimal supervision and able to work in a multidisciplinary team

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 Work Assistant
Min Educational Qualification:
Professional Qualification and Other Diploma
Posting Date:

14 Sep 2022

Closing Date:

13 Oct 2022

Salary Range
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