Social Worker Job at Habitat for Humanity Uganda (HFHU)

Job
Title: Social Worker
Organisation: Habitat for Humanity Uganda (HFHU)
Reports
to:
 OVC Program
Manager
Duty
Station:
 Mayuge,
Uganda
About
HFHU:
Habitat for Humanity Uganda
(HFHU) affiliated to Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is an Ecumenical
Christian non-governmental organization running Programs that seek to eliminate
Poverty Housing in several areas in Uganda.
Job
Summary:
The Social
Worker will play the lead role in overseeing Habitat for Humanity Uganda’s
programs for HIV and other vulnerable children in the respective Communities
the position calls for a high level of, collaboration, networking at local and
District level.
Qualifications,
Skills & Experience:
  • A
    minimum of a Diploma in social work or
    its equivalent (additional qualifications are
    an added advantage).
  • Proven
    field based experience In coordinating HIV/ AIDS, OVC or related
    programs.
  • At
    least 3 years of NGO project/program related implementation and
    management preferably within the HIV/AIDS sector.
  • Understanding
    of HIV/AIDS’ OVC    programming/debates and knowledge
    of similar programs in the country.
  • Experience
    in networking, advocacy and lobbying with the local level government
    and other organization.
  • Ability
    to work and live in rural setting.
  • Ability
    to ride a motorcycle and evidence of a rider’s license.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal communication skills.
  • Computer
    and Facilitation skills.
  • High
    level of integrity and ability to make bold and timely decision.
  • Ability
    to communicate in the local language of the community.
  • Ability
    to work under a deadline and pressure.
  • Ability
    to take initiatives to advance me program.
  • Strong
    written and verbal communication in English and knowledge of the
    local language spoken in any of the target districts will be
    required.
  • Proven
    experience in participatory monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ability
    to work with minimum supervision.
How
to Apply:
All interested candidates
should apply by submitting a cover letter, a detailed CV including telephone
contacts and names and day telephone contacts of two professional referees.
Applications should be submitted by email to:
The Human Resource
Department at the E-mail address below before close of business on Friday, May 10th 2013.
Only short-listed
candidates will be contacted.
 For more details
about Habitat for Humanity Uganda please visit our website: www.habitat.ug
Telephone: 0414501457 / 0392760802

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