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Social Worker

Simone's Kids
Nakaseke, Uganda

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced school social worker to join our team. Your primary responsibility will be to identify the emotional issues that our students face and work with them through those challenges. You’ll also collaborate with parents and school staff to create coordinated intervention strategies (e.g. behavioural management).

Responsibilities

  • Listen to students’ issues when they come looking for help, and provide support and discuss solutions with them
  • Talk with students who exhibit concerning behaviours to understand their issues
  • Identify problems in the school setting, such as bullying or aggressive behaviour
  • Interview parents and teachers of students who face problems to update their records
  • Create individualized plans for students who face hardships at school or at home
  • Monitor and report on students’ progress
  • Research new ways to improve children’s wellbeing
  • Provide guidance to teachers of high-risk children
  • Support parents in facilitating students’ progress
  • Report to the proper authorities in cases of physical, mental, or emotional abuse
Requirements 
  • Social Work Degree or Communications Degree
  • Needs Computer Knowledge and Experience
  • Word, Excel, PDF Experience
  • Creative Writing, Storytelling Experience
  • They need to be a person that works well with children and are very compassionate. They need to be able to collect information and tell a story for proportional purposes.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 12 months
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Mandatory attachments

Please have a scan or photo of these documents ready when you start the application:

Self-prepared CV file - the employer wants to see a CV that you have prepared yourself
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