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Social Worker

Our clinic is on the lookout for an empathetic Social Worker to help people solve and cope with problems in daily life. The job might involve working days, evenings, weekends, holidays...any stretch of time when a client might need help. Our ideal candidate has experience dealing with behavioral issues and interfacing with patients.


Healthcare Industry

This industry comprises of for-profit and non-profit organizations that are involved with the medical field. They provide services, manufacture equipment and develop medication. This industry is dedicated to improving the standard of living and lifestyles of their customers.


What to expect from the role

  • Hands-on experience in assisting with healthcare and nurturing patients back to full health.
  • Learning how to monitor a patient’s progress, provide physical and emotional support.
  • Learn on the job regarding the best practices in healthcare.
  • Exposure to the field of healthcare and its various responsibilities.


Responsibilities

  • Identify people in need of help through interviews
  • Assess patient needs, desires, and limitations to develop treatment plans and set goals
  • Help patients adjust to changes in their life
  • Monitor patient progress and modify treatment plans based on data
  • Document and maintain records on patient progress for reference
  • Follow up with clients to ensure their situation has improved
  • Ensures clinic compliance with local, state and federal regulatory laws
  • Offer therapeutic assurance whenever requested, even if it’s after-hours help


Requirements

  • [X] years of experience working as a Social Worker or a similar position in the field
  • CSWE-accredited Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Psychology or Sociology mandatory; Master’s is a plus
  • Ability to build and maintain working relationships
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent listening and communication skills


Average Salary

On average $55,283 per annum.

Source - glassdoor.co.in

Career Path

Social Worker is a job role for those with entry-level experience in the field. It is a job requiring you assist identify people and groups in need and ensure they get their requirements and treatments. It also includes tasks like documenting projects, maintaining records and track their progress. Here are a few steps you can take towards this job role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any subject related to social work, psychology, and sociology.
  • A Master’s degree or vocational course in the similar discipline.
  • 1-5 years of experience in social work and healthcare.


Career Progression

Upon receiving the necessary qualifications:

  • Case Manager
  • Management
  • Advocacy


Sample Questions

Personal
  • Why did you choose to be a social worker?

  • Describe your career goals?

  • What skills of yours do you think makes you qualified for this task?

Human Resources
  • How has your past experiences been with both elderly patients and children?

  • How would you communicate a patient's progress or lack thereof to their families?

  • What makes you the best candidate for this position?

Management
  • Tell us about the time when you had to overcome a difficulty while tending to a patient and how you did it?

  • How would you handle a patient refusing a certain scheme

  • To what extent will you protect the privacy of your patients and why?

Technical knowledge and skills
  • How do you go about scouting for the best healthcare for your clients?

  • What do you keep in mind while searching for solutions?

  • What do you think is the most important thing about this job?