SingHealth Polyclinics

Medical Social Worker (2 years' contract) - GRACE Clinic/Health Wellness Clinic

Job Category:  Allied Health Professional
Posting Date:  30 Jan 2024

Job Description:
SingHealth Polyclinics (SHP) comprises a network of polyclinics that provide primary healthcare services. SHP is looking for Medical Social Workers who are keen to work with other healthcare professionals in improving patients’ medical, emotional, psychological and social conditions.


Responsibilities:
Using a person-centric lens, Medical Social Worker provides individuals, families, caregivers and vulnerable populations with psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic and acute illnesses. Services includes case management and interventions targeted at mitigating risk, promoting well-being and addressing barriers to healthcare access. This would be done through assessment and formulation of intervention plans, care coordination, providing supportive counselling, patient education, research and program development as well as providing information and referrals for other social services in the community.

Candidates with experience working with elderly population, from ILTC facility or experience working with persons with mental health issues will be an added advantage.


Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Work / Graduate Diploma in Social Work
  • Pleasant disposition with good communication skills
  • Meticulous and able to work independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to speak local dialects is an advantage
Req ID:  1297