Social Worker (4 Fresher Jobs) – War Child Canada

Organization: War Child Canada
Duty Station: Arua,
Kiryandongo, Adjumani and Kokobo, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
/ Head of Office
War Child Canada is an international non-governmental organization which
is helping mothers and families around the world give their children a safe
start in life and give their communities the best chance of a peaceful future. Children
represent both the immediate present and the society’s future, which is why
protecting those childhoods is the key to breaking the cycle of violence. When
war breaks out, children look to those close to them for protection.
Job Summary:  The Social worker will be primarily working
directly with SGBV survivors, community and actors to ensure effective
protection, referral and service provision. The Social worker should be able to
manage a caseload of especially vulnerable women and children from refugee and
host communities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • In charge of receiving, registering, and
    managing clients and their files.
  • Steering interventions in protected spaces
    for SGBV survivors.
  • Technically supporting survivors and their
    families who are receiving legal services with War Child Canada.
  • Work closely with the Protection and Legal
    officer in providing support to the vulnerable clients and their families.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicants must preferably hold a Diploma
    in Social Work (Degree in Social Work is an added advantage).
  • At least two years’ experience working
    with vulnerable women and children. Experience working with refugee
    populations is an advantage.
  • Fluency in English and local language is
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
  • Possess the ability to prepare timely,
    periodic and quality project reports
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated
CV, cover letter indicating clearly daytime telephone contact and active email
address, photocopies of relevant certificates (both professional and
vocational) and contact information of at least three professional referees.
Please clearly indicate position and location you are applying for.
Interested applicants should deliver ONLY hard copies of their
Application Packages to any of the following War Child Canada Offices: Kampala:
2nd floor, Plot 944 Ggaba Road, Kansanga.
(Please ensure applications are delivered to War Child Canada)
Gulu: Plot No. 9 Erinayo Oryema Road, Kanyagoga.
Kiryandongo: Kanyadoli Refugee Settlement RFM Base Camp, Bweyale.
Adjumani: Pakele
Arua: Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement Yoro Base Camp.
Note: Qualified female
and other equity-seeking candidates are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 17th July 2015

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