Lead or Principal Social Worker ( Job No : JOB-2022-04188 )

  • Adults & Families
About The Role

Intake and Casework
• Lead in identifying case trending in the community referrals and guide in intake and assessment criteria
• Update and develop relevant models, tools, techniques and skills to support the needs of the social work practitioners and service users
• Lead in the implementation of intake and case work process, problem solving on the ground
• Support social work practitioners for more complex or of higher risk cases
• Review work processes, report to partners and stakeholders, case risk and cases before case closures

Group Work and Community Work
• Lead, design and supervise group work intervention and community work efforts
• Analyse trends and strategise with partners and stakeholders to achieve specific outreach, public education and community development efforts

Training and Supervision
• Lead in the implementation of onboarding training for new staff and regular training for social work practitioners
• Review clinical developmental needs, plan and implement training plans to meet the developmental needs
• Supervise senior practitioners in the team, conduct and lead in group supervisions

• Support centre management in daily operations to ensure adherence to internal and external standards of practice

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• Bachelor, Postgraduate Diploma or Master in Social Work
• At least 8 years of experience in casework and counselling, at least 5 years of experience in handling family violence issues

Core Competencies:

• Able to lead and develop a team of at least 15 social work practitioners
• Good interpersonal and teamwork skills
• Demonstrate sound and updated professional knowledge and skills in social work and family violence work

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

• Knowledge and skills on motivational interview, narrative therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and trauma-related work will 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 (Permanent)
Profession Type:
Social Worker
Min Educational Qualification:
Bachelor Degree
Posting Date:

25 Nov 2022

Closing Date:

31 Dec 2022

Salary Range
SGD   6100.00 - 7200.00
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