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Medical Social Worker (Adult Service)


What You Will Do

You are responsible for providing practical assistance and counselling for assigned patients. You will also coordinate assistance with other agencies and departments to improve the quality of life for patients and their families.

The scope of work will generally encompass the following:

  • Working in a multidisciplinary team to provide holistic care for patients and their families
  • Making contact with various agencies to coordinate practical assistance and case management
  • Liaising with appropriate centres for related issues such as housing and shelter, legal and ethical issues
  • Assessing and identifying care plans to address the psychosocial needs of patients and their families
  • Planning, prioritizing and implementing the care plan for patients and their families
  • Communicating with various community service providers to be updated of initiatives which are of benefit to patients and their families
  • Performing and reviewing means testing procedures
  • Ensuring accuracy and proper updating of psychosocial documentation
  • Assisting with regular psychosocial audits
  • Reviewing and updating policies and procedures for the department
  • Initiating, developing, implementing and reviewing psychosocial initiatives in HCA for patients, families, staff and volunteers

Who You Are

  • Degree in Medical Social Work or equivalent
  • Certification and experience in clinical supervision is expected
  • Attainment of masters level qualification in social work or related fields e.g. counselling or psychology would be an advantage

If you are ready to make a difference and be part of a greater purpose,
please submit the following details:

  • detailed resume with a recent passport-size photograph;
  • current and expected salary;
  • two references which are your ex-supervisors or co-workers who can comment on your suitability for the position.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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