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Social Work

Description

 
The aim of the social work is to provide psychological support, guidance and assistance. It deals with social casework, provides advocacy for clients, facilitates self-help management and develops action plans, performs crisis intervention work, provides assessments for home care help service, liaises with the geriatric, general rehabilitation hospitals. It makes reports for older persons who are residing in residential homes with acute situations. The Social Work Unit also investigates social cases and deals with them accordingly. It also liaises with the Health Department, Police, Local Councils, Parish Priests and other community organizations.
 
 

Eligibility

 
·        Older persons who are living alone and have a high level of dependency
·        Older persons who are suspected to be suffering from physical, psychological, social or financial abuse
·        Older persons suffering from dementia or other cognitive impairment
·        Older persons who live in miserable situations
 
 

What you’ll get

 
·       Social work intervention and follow up of client and network to alleviate presenting and emerging stressful situations.
·        The aim is to empower clients in self help process to enable them to become protagonists of positive change.
·        When necessary the assistance of specialised professional agencies is sought to tackle emerging situations more effectively.
 
 

Required Documents

 
·        As to social casework any relevant documents that can contribute to a better plan of action as necessary
·        As to home help assessments any medical certificates or hospital discharge reports in order that comprehensive reports are presented and allocations boards can favourably decide to whom service is allocated
 
 

Fees and Charges

 
No fees and charges apply.

 

How to Apply

 
You can apply Online – MT - EN
You can download an Application Form MTEN

Alternatively, you can also call at Centru Servizz Anzjan, 3, Old Mint Street Valletta and apply there.

t: +356 22788800 |  e: accdd-services.mfss@gov.mt