Job Description

The North-East Regional  Health Authority, a  statutory body under the Ministry of Health & Wellness with responsibility for the management and delivery of health  care and  public health  services within the parishes  of St.  Ann, St.  Mary and Portland,  is  seeking  dynamic,  proactive  and forward thinking  individuals to fill the position  of Medical  Social Worker (HPC/MSW 1) at the Annotto Bay and Port Antonio Hospitals.


Summary:

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer the incumbent will be responsible to conduct comprehensive social investigations  in  order  to  indentify  the  social,  emotional  and  economic factors  related  to  the  patients  and intervene where appropriate.


Requirements:

•    BSc.  in  Social Work or Psychology

•    Comprehensive knowledge of the scope and methods of social work

•      Sound  knowledge of the environment and community  resources

•    A minimum of three (3) years' experience in   similar position

•    Excellent time management and  communication skills


Responsibilities include:

•    Conducting  educational talks  in  school and children's homes in the Region

•    Administering  counseling to patients who seek the services of the clinic on a daily basis.

•    Making decisions and solving  problems related to Patient Care.

Liaising with  Children's Services,  Schools,  Probation  Department,  Police,  Health  Care providers and  others in conducting  social  investigations,  as well as case management for current patients.

•      Directing  services to children  and families,  including screening, assessment,  counseling,

family therapy, casework and referrals.

•    Communicating  with  persons outside of the organization  in the best interest of patients.+

Collecting data pertaining to patients and clinic activities,  analyze data for significant trends and  prepare monthly,  quarterly and annual  reports.


REMUNERATION  PACKAGE PER ANNUM:

Salary Scale:  $1,181,971- 1,404,992 per annum  along with  any other allowance(s) attached  to the post.



Applications along with detailed  resume should  be sent no  later than Friday,  2020  February 28 to:

The Director,

Human  Resource Mgt.  & Industrial  Relations

North-East Regional  Health Authority

34-38 Ocean Village  Shopping  Centre, Ocho Rios

St. Ann

E-mail:  jobs@nerha.gov.jm or Fax:  (876)  795-2747





WE THANK ALL APPLICANTS FOR-RESPONDING,  HOWEVER, ONLY SHORT LISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED.


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