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Medical Social Workers

County of Mandera
Mandera, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE or its equivalent qualification
  • Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Mental health or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Those who served as intern under UHC program will have an added advantage
  • Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines;
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Responsibilities

  • Handling psychosocial problems of patients in a hospital or psychiatric unit. This will include extracting psychosocial information from the patient and observation of causal factors which might be useful to the treatment plan and the
  • Implementation of patient's treatment Programme and follow-up on
  • discharge.
  • co-ordinate social work activities within a hospital covering a number of units
  • Planning and directing social work programmes such as counseling, placement, home based care
  • Rehabilitation and follow up of patients in general but particularly sensitive cases of pandemic diseases.
  • Any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time by supervisor

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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