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Clinical Senior Social Worker, Abu Dhabi

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Clinical Senior Social Worker, Abu Dhabi

  • Clinical Senior Social Worker, Abu Dhabi
  • Abu Dhabi
  • To Be Advised
  • To be advised

Job Description

Location Overview: Experience a new culture, a new way of life and a new point of view. Fulfil your sense of adventure and take one or two years out to experience life in a foreign land. There are great opportunities for career advancement and education. Our client is located in Abu Dhabi the capital of UAE, an intriguing city where traditional mosques are surrounded by ultramodern skyscrapers, tree-lined boulevards, gleaming fountains and parks.

Job Overview: Our client is seeking a Clinical Senior Social Worker to join their team. This position is responsible for performing psychosocial assessments and contributing to the plan of care for patients with complex social, cultural or clinical needs. 
Job Summary: Primary Duties:

  • Conducts patient psychosocial assessment and  makes treatment recommendations
  • Provides consultation and collaborates with physicians, nurses and other health care team members to develop a comprehensive and coordinated plan of care.
  • Engages patients and their families in adhering to the treatment plan by reducing or eliminating, to the extent possible, social, psychological, financial and behavioral barriers to successful outcomes
  • Assists Case Manager with complex social situations.
  • Advocates on the patient’s behalf for access to appropriate post- acute care services.
  • Identifies and assists the under or uninsured patient to locate available resources and advocates with payers and  social agencies to locate sources of financial support. 
  • Acts as a resource to CCAD personnel on a wide range of social and cultural topics.
  • Provides emotional support and education for staff.
  • Other duties as required, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties, but mainly to highlight the current main responsibilities of the post.
Educational/Professional Qualifications
  • Minimum of four (4) years experience in social work is required

  • Knowledge of the requirements of government and other regulatory bodies

  • Strong problem-solving and conflict mediation skills

  • Ability to deal effectively with people at all levels of the health care hierarchy

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to speak and write in English is required

  • Ability to speak and write in  Arabic is preferred

Some Benefits Include:

  • Excellent Salary (dependent on years of experience & level of qualification) 
  • Accommodation provided 
  • Flight at start and end of contract
  • Flight allowance paid monthly (over 12 months adds up to cost of flight to point of hire i.e. UK)
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Annual leave 25 days plus 10 public holidays per annum
  • End of service award (30 days pay for each year of service at the end of your contract- paid tax free)