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Social Worker

Job Opportunities

 
To: All interested candidates.
From: Human Resources Department, Angkor Hospital for Children
Position: Social Worker
Report to: Social Work Unit Manager
Vacancy: 1 position
Job Location : Angkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Closing Date : 24th November 2017 at 17.00 pm
 

Duties and responsibilities

General Description

 
The Social worker will be responsible for helping individual patients and their families or caretakers to overcome social challenges which contribute to their reasons to seek care at Angkor Hospital for Children, and work closely with Team Leader of Social Workers and Unit Manager. The social worker will be responsible for responding to the psychosocial needs of the patients and their families or caretaker. The social worker will also work to provide quality case management including emotional and counseling support, career development and appropriate referrals, providing advocacy, training and education to relevant staff. The social worker will work with all AHC staff as well as local authorities, NGOs.
 

Areas of duties and responsibilities / accountabilities

 

  1. Follow AHC social work procedures
  2. Conduct psychological assessments
  3. Conduct Financial Assessments
  4. Provide emotional/counseling support and social service consultations
  5. Organize and manage packages of support from hospital
  6. Connect patients and families in need with the various local NGO’s working in the social services sector. Strive not to duplicate existing local resources but rather to utilize them
  7. Cooperate with medical staff to provide quality care to patient and families
  8. Liaising with and making referrals to other agencies
  9. Participate in multidisciplinary teams and meetings regarding child protection and support patients and their families or caretakers
  10. Facilitate medical examinations and process evidence records as needed
  11. Follow up and visit patients and their families
  12. Maintain accurate records and prepare reports
  13. Participate in training and team meetings
  14. Provide supervision to other staff and assist with management of difficult cases
  15. Some other reasonable tasks as assigned by Team Leader of Social Workers or Unit Manager

 

Qualifications

 

  1. Holder of this position should have the following minimum of education requirements
  2. University degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or other related field

 

Skills and knowledge

 

  1. Experience working in Social work field is a plus
  2. Experience working with vulnerable children especially children who have been abandoned or have HIV
  3. Experience providing emotional and counseling support
  4. Experience of working in assessment of financial condition
  5. Previous experience working in medical setting is a plus but Not required
  6. Willing to going out to community to assess patient condition
  7. Enthusiastic and hard working
  8. Honest and trustworthy
  9. Good interpersonal skills
  10. Good communication skills with communities and local authorities

 

Other qualification

 

  1. Good Computer Skill (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  2. Good written and spoken English and Khmer
  3. Ability to learn and adopt new skills.

The job requirement list is not a complete description of responsibilities, but the list reflects the general qualifications, duties and/or responsibilities necessary to perform this position. This job description need to be revised when necessary for reason like, but not limited to, new systems, technical developments, emergencies, and workload and/or personnel changes.
 

How to Apply

 
Interested candidates are requested to submit an Application for Employment (available at HR Department or download from http://angkorhospital.org/jobs/job-application-forms/) along with Curriculum Vitae, cover letter and eligible Certificate of degree to: Angkor Hospital for Children, Tep Vong Road & Umchhay Street, Svay Dangkum, Siem Reap province‐district, PO Box 50, Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia. Tel: (+855) 63 963 409, 099 610 885, 015 687 438 or via email: [email protected]. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview and submitted applications will not be returned.

“Applicants who do not complete an AHC application form will not be considered”

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