Social Work Associate

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Review and analyse applications for admission, following established criteria. If any issues require further consideration, flag them for discussion with the Senior Social Worker.
  • Develop individualised care plans in consultation with residents, families, and nursing team, with a focus on addressing social and emotional well-being.
  • Handle non-complex cases of residents with manageable family dynamics or social issues.
  • Gather and organise information relevant to case conferences and prepare supporting documents for potential transfers to step-down care facilities.
  • Verify completeness of documents for means tests and financial assistance reviews, identify residents who may benefit from Medifund or other financial aid programs, and prepare the necessary forms.
  • Facilitate discussions and documentation of Advance Care Planning (ACP) for residents when appropriate, ensuring their preferences and wishes are respected.
  • Assist residents and families in understanding and accessing essential community services and resources that can enhance their well-being.


  • Diploma holder in Social Work.
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience in social service/welfare work is preferred.
  • Ability to converse in local languages to be able to communicate with residents and next-of-kin.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Good team player with positive attitude, care and compassion for seniors.

Must-have competencies:

  • Case and Care Planning (Level 2)
  • Casework Evaluation (Level 2)
  • Casework Intervention (Level 2)
  • Social Service Programme Evaluation (Level 2)
  • Social Service Programme Implementation (Level 2)
  • Stakeholder Management (Level 2)


  • Collaborative Practices Across Disciplines and Sectors (Level 2)
  • Diversity Awareness and Management (Level 2)
  • Emergency Response and Crisis Management (Level 2)
  • Ethics, Values and Legislation (Level 2)

Critical Core Skills

  • Communication (Intermediate)
  • Customer Orientation (Intermediate)
  • Collaboration (Intermediate)
  • Adaptability (Basic)
  • Decision Making (Basic)

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