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Social Worker

Rukungiri, Uganda

Closing: Feb 25, 2024

2 days remaining

Published: Feb 15, 2024 (8 days ago)

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The Social Worker will provide appropriate services and empowerment of torture survivor by engaging people and structures to address life challenges and enhance wellbeing.


Requirements

• The applicant must hold a Bachelors Degree in Social work and Social Administration, Social Sciences, psychology, or any other Degree in Humanities

• At least three years of relevant work experience in an NGO.

• Aged between 25 – 35years



Job application procedure

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their applications, cover letter and updated CV to these Emails: [email protected] and [email protected] 


Responsibilities
The Social Worker will provide appropriate services and empowerment of torture survivor by engaging people and structures to address life challenges and enhance wellbeing.


Requirements

• The applicant must hold a Bachelors Degree in Social work and Social Administration, Social Sciences, psychology, or any other Degree in Humanities

• At least three years of relevant work experience in an NGO.

• Aged between 25 – 35years



Job application procedure

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their applications, cover letter and updated CV to these Emails: [email protected] and [email protected] 


• Conduct interview and provide psychological support to torture survivors as individuals, families and groups through counselling and home visits.

• Develop care plans and counselling service to the survivors of torture

• Conduct client review and follow up in their communities and families to assess and monitor progress.

• Provide social economic support to the clients in terms of basic necessities.

• Offering information and support to service users and their families.

• Counsel clients and patients in individual and group sessions to help them overcome dependencies, recover from illness, and adjust to life.

• Receive and screen clients to ensure they are survivors of torture for any physical, mental and psychological problem.

• Investigate survivors of torture or neglected cases and take authorised protective action when necessary

• Advocate for clients or patients to resolve the crisis.

• Collaborate with other professionals to evaluate patient’s medical or physical condition and to assess client needs.

• Make follow ups to review healing and coping progress and plan termination/discharge.

Offer community support to target group.

• Formation of the groups, orientation of the members to the purpose of the group.

• Make follow ups to review the progress of the group towards achieving their goal.

• Evaluate the impact and plan termination/discharge.

• Participate in the planning and budgeting for the Social work department as per ACTV guidelines.

• Contribute to proposal writing and any other ACTV Fundraising Initiatives

• Carry out provisional diagnosis/ assessment of the clients, for any physical, mental, legal and psychological problems and refer them appropriately.

• Carry out and explain treatment plans to patients and their families

• Refer the patients appropriately

• Provide support during awareness/sensitisation workshops for communities and security officers on human rights and torture as per agreed plan.

• Carry out any other work-related duties as assigned by the Program Manager.

• Prepare clients for voluntary counselling and testing.

• Prepare and produce periodic reports for the unit as per the agreed timelines.

• Perform other duties as assigned by the program Manager.


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