2 Social Work Job Opportunities – Probation and Welfare Officer at Public Service Commission

Organization: Public Service Commission
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Ref. No.: HRM 147/286/01 (07)
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Identifying eligible offenders for
    Community Service Orders
  • Conducting social inquiries and provide
    courts with the relevant information to guide sentencing decisions.
  • Identifying placement institutions and
    seek out opportunities for work projects that can enhance rehabilitation.
  • Following up offenders both at placement
    institutions and home enhance compliance and provide psychosocial support
    during and after sentence to foster the reintegration and rehabilitation
  • Carrying out trainings and sensitization
    of Stakeholders.
  • Offering technical support to
  • Monitoring and evaluating community
    service activities.
  • Ensuring all case management documentation
    is complete, up to date and timely submission of returns on community
    service orders.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time. 
Qualifications, Skills and
The Probation and Welfare Officer should hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in either Law or Arts or Social Sciences or Social Work and Social
Administration (SWASA) or Administration or Management or any other Degree in
the field of Probation and Welfare or with Probation and Welfare as one of the
Course Units from a recognized University/Institution.
Age: Between 20 – 45 years
How to Apply: 
All candidates are encouraged to fill in applications in triplicate and
submit them to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 7080,
Kampala, Uganda. The Application and Summary Forms are obtainable from the Public
Service Commission Office, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Parliament Avenue,
Kampala, Ministry/Department Headquarters and District Service Commission
Offices, or can be downloaded from the PSC website, download here.
Hand written applications are also acceptable.
  • Application forms should bear the title of
    the post followed by the Reference Number specified against the vacancy.
    The appropriate Advert Title e.g. “PSC External Advert. No. 1/2014”
    should be indicated in capital letters on the top of each first page of
    the Public Service Form No. 3 (2008). Applicants should attach three sets
    of photocopies of their certificates and testimonials. Applicants
    subsequently shortlisted for oral interviews shall be required to present
    certified copies and originals of their academic transcripts and
    certificates at the time of sitting the Oral Interviews.
  • Applicants should attach three (3) recent
    certified passport size photographs and should apply for a maximum of only
    two (2) posts clearly indicating the first and second choice on the
Deadline: 16th October, 2014

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