Social Worker Job Description

A Social Worker job description template to hire for your Healthcare department.

About the Social Worker Position

We are looking for an emotionally intelligent Social Worker. We'll need you to act as an advocate and help people foster their capacities and coping mechanisms. You'll contribute the improvement and better your clients' daily lives and experiences٫ within specified standards and timeframes.

Social Worker Responsibilities

  • PlanŮ« coordinateŮ« manage and implement support packages to help clients deal with difficulties and overcome dependencies
  • Interview service users and assess their current conditionŮ« needsŮ« strengths and weaknesses
  • Address each case as a unit and set tailored measurable goals
  • Monitor and evaluate clients’ progress and modify treatment plans accordingly
  • Offer information and counseling on the best course of action during sessions
  • Maintain accurate records and report on clients’ status
  • Attend case conferences and provide evidence in court
  • Act as a go-between and cooperate with multidisciplinary teams
  • Refer clients to community services to help them in recovery

Social Worker Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a social worker
  • Working knowledge of social theories and practices
  • Social perceptiveness and empathy
  • Ability to build and maintain professional helping relationships
  • Ability to relate and communicate with diverse population and groups
  • Resilience along with ability to assess situations
  • Willing to submit to background checks
  • BS degree in social work (BSW)Ů« psychology or sociology

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