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Senior Social Worker - GHVCH

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About the job

As a senior member of the Gracehaven Social Work team, you are expected to render professional social work services to our residents and their families and you will help to identify, plan, initiate and monitor existing and new programmes and activities so as to enhance the care and rehabilitative standard of our social work services in our residential program. You need to support the Social Work Manager and Deputy Head in clinical supervision, guidance to ensure work delivery and observance of good social work practice and ethos.

Key Responsibilities

Case Work Management / Clinical Supervision

  • Act as a mentor and resource person to the Social Work team and support staff involved in casework.
  • Provide clinical supervision to social worker, interns on placements
  • Manage and maintain a caseload including assessment, intervention and after care supervision
  • Coordinate and attend courts, reviews board and mentions at Juvenile courts

Project/ Rehabilitative Programme Development and Management

  • Evaluate the validity and viability of the projects/program proposals by conducting needs assessment and developing a combination of holistic and structured, cost effective program for residents
  • Monitor the development and implementation of the approved project/ program by working out sound financial, operational, logistical plan and support with proper documentation
  • Evaluate the outcome of the project/Program against the objectives

Service Development

  • Advocate and represent the rights, needs and welfare of our residents through various official platforms, to address service gaps, concerns or issues that will promote and enhance the service delivery for our beneficiaries
  • Undertake report writing/editing or proposal submission as and when required
  • Coordinate and compile all external reports for juvenile court and various boards

Working Hours

9.00am to 6.00pm (Monday – Friday)

Work Location

Gracehaven Children's Home 

3 Lorong Napiri S(547528)

Website:  https://www.salvationarmy.org/singapore/gracehaven

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor Degree/Graduate Diploma in Social Work is a mandatory

Preferred Candidate Attributes

    • Registered Social Worker in practice for 5 years, preferable with some direct experience in clinical supervision
    • in youth and family work preferred
    • Must be a registered Social Worker
    • Keen to work in children and youth sector
    • Good communication and writing skills
    • Good team player
    • Willingness to work on weekends whenever required


  • Advocacy and Representation
  • Case and Care Planning
  • Casework Evaluation
  • Casework Intervention
  • Collaborative Practices Across Disciplines and Sectors
  • Diversity Awareness and Management
  • Emergency Response and Crisis Management
  • Ethics, Values and Legislation
  • Practice Supervision
  • Professional Consultation
  • Reflexive Practice
  • Research Data Collection and Management
  • Resilience and Self-care
  • Social Sector Policy Influence
  • Social Service Programme Development
  • Social Service Programme Evaluation
  • Social Service Programme Implementation
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Trends Evaluation and Application

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