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Clinical Social Worker

  • Job reference: BBBH4502
  • Location: Dubai
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent

Exciting opportunity to expand your nursing career in Dubai.

Our client is a dedicated children's hospital based in the United Arab Emirates. This ultramodern hospital with 200 beds is at the forefront of clinical care, learning, development and research.

We are recruiting for a Clinical Social Worker.

Job summary:

You will be the working with clients, however may be required to be part of a multidisciplinary team, working alongside other professionals such as therapists, health professionals, the police, legal services and education professionals wherever required.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and nurture mutual relationship and confidence with patients
  • Undertaking and writing up assessments (sometimes in collaboration with other professionals), which meet specified standards and timescales
  • Offering information and support
  • Keep clean records and documentation of clients' information, conditions, treatments and progress
  • Recommending and sometimes making decisions about the best course of action for a person or family
  • Evaluate the efficiency of all treatments administered to patients and identify the most effective ones
  • Liaising with, and making referrals to, other agencies
  • Participating in multidisciplinary teams and meetings when required
  • Work with the family of patients to provide all the care and support they need to heal faster
  • Evaluate patients' conditions to determine the level of care and assistance they need
  • Work together with patients to come up with effective and realisable treatment techniques that will yield good results
  • Enhance clients' cognitive and behavioural changes that are in line with the overall treatment
  • Understand the individuality of patients and come up with specific treatments that meet their individual conditions
  • Check on patients even after treatment, to avoid a relapse of their condition

Skills and Requirements:

  • Masters degree in Social Work (MA, MSc or MSW)
  • Have good human relations
  • Have good communication skills
  • Ability to evaluate conditions
  • Ability to empathise with people
  • Ability to intervene in crises
  • Being patient

Benefits:

  • Attractive tax free salary
  • Accommodation allowance and transportation allowance
  • Mobilisation/ Repatriation flights
  • Medical Insurance/ Life & Disability Cover (self & family if family are sponsored and on ground)
  • Generous vacation leave and public holidays
  • Gratuity award

Please note the targeted start date for each position is dependent on the speciality/ level and current timeline for the project. Likewise, the processing of licensing (if applicable)/ visas etc. also need to be considered. We will advise candidates specifically when we discuss the opportunity.

If interested, please get in touch via contact details provided or click "Apply" to forward an up to date copy of your CV and ideally with a cover letter.

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