Senior Rehabilitation Officer Jobs – Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development

Organisation:  Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social
Development
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Ref. No.: HRM 52/272/01
Salary Scale: Uganda
Government Scale U3
Reports to: Principal
Rehabilitation Officer
About US:
The Public Service Commission was established under the provisions of
Article 165(1) of the 1995 Constitution. The Public Service Commission has a
mission “To provide Government with employees of the right caliber, in right
numbers, placed in the right jobs at the right time.”
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
In charge of initiating conducting of research,
documentation and disseminating information on disability and elder persons.
·        
Participating in the formulation, programme
design and implementation.
·        
Offering technical advice, conducting support
supervision within the area of disability and elderly.
·        
Participating in the development and reviewing
of curriculum on vocational training.
·        
Preparing annual and quarterly work plans on
disability and elder persons.
·        
Responsible for developing project proposals on
disability and elder persons.
·        
In charge of advocating for the rights of and
protection of PWDs and older persons.
·        
Advocating for the recognition of the role of
PWDs and older persons in the development process.
·        
Responsible for monitoring and evaluating
implementation of government initiatives as they apply to the PWDs and older
persons.
·        
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal applicants should be Ugandans holding
an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Social Work and Social
Administration, Arts, Human Resource Management, Environment and Law from a
recognized University/Institution. Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in any
of the above disciplines will be an added advantage.
·        
At least three (3) years working experience
served at the level of Rehabilitation Officer in Government or equivalent level
of experience from a reputable organization.
·        
Demonstrated technical competences in Labour
Administration
·        
Good understanding of Labour laws
·        
Excellent analytical and basic skills in research
·        
Good team building, result oriented, planning,
organizing and coordination, strategic thinking, good interpersonal and communication
skills, advocacy and negotiation skills, ethics and integrity.
·        
Age: 25 years and above
How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably, qualified, serving Public
Officers in Ministries/Departments/Agencies and Local Governments to fill the
following vacant posts. Please fill in the Application Forms/Public Service
Form No.3 (2008), download
here
, in triplicate and PSC Summary Form (one form), download
here
and send to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box
7080, Kampala. Uganda
The Application and Summary Forms are also obtainable from the Public
Service Commission
Office, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala or
Ministries/Departments and District Service Commission Offices. Hand written
applications are also acceptable. The 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 Internal Advert. No. 3/2016” should be
clearly indicated on the top of each first page of the Application 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 original 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 against the post applied for.
Deadline: 21st December, 2016
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