Social Worker: Local NGO
Deadline: 24 September 2021
A local NGO is inviting suitably qualified, experienced, passionate, and hardworking individuals to apply for the above-mentioned position. The successful candidate will be employed on a fixed term contract of 12 months. Continuity of employment will be based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.
Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Programmes Manager, the Social Worker will be responsible for the following, among others: Planning, implementing and monitoring of child protection and safeguarding and education activities in line with National Case Management; Oversee screening and enrolment of vulnerable children into the project; Create and maintain an up-to-date case file for each OVC ensuring documentation of case follow-up, achievement and closure; Coordinate the work of different OVC stakeholders and community structures; Develop timely high-quality reports; Make financial disbursements and acquittals for specific project costs and assist in the maintenance of financial records in accordance with the set accounting rules, regulations and policies.
Qualifications and Experience
Qualifications and experience
The ideal candidate should have: At least a Bachelors’ degree in Social Work; Minimum of 3 years’ experience in OVC, SRHR, HIV programming in an NGO with knowledge and understanding of financial and budgetary planning and control, rules and regulation; Demonstrated experience and ability to produce high quality reports; Experience working with stakeholders that include government ministries, donor representatives and NGO; The ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision and meeting deadlines; A clean class 4 driver’s license; Proficiency in Microsoft Office operations and packages.
How to Apply
The organization is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should submit a letter of motivation and CV to [email protected] Please state the position applied for in the subject line of the email. Due to overwhelming responses to the advert, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.