Several Fresher Social Worker NGO Job Opportunities – Child’s i Foundation

Job Title:       Social Worker
Organisation: Child’s
i Foundation
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Child’s i Foundation
is a non-profit organization that creates change by re-imagining care,
rebuilding families and support systems, and re-purposing orphanages into
services that support children growing up in safe and loving families.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively contribute to the
    de-institutionalisation of children and ensuring they are placed in
    family-based care.
  • Support the team in identifying and
    planning interventions in institutions and families for
    deinstitutionalisation (placement, prevention of family breakdown or child
    abandonment and post-placement follow up).
  • Support the team in identifying and planning
    and delivering interventions for deinstitutionalisation.
  • Contribute to child and family
    assessment, case management and placement decision, preparation of
    children and families, and post-placement support
  • Provide advice and guidance to support
    the development of the deinstitutionalisation model
  • Together with the team, plan and
    document work plans and exit strategies in conjunction with the overall
    strategic aims and priorities of the organisation
  • Together with the team, extract and
    document learning for the purposes of sharing this with other focused
    organisations and service providers.
  • To deliver good outcomes for disabled
    children through taking referrals, completing timely assessments and
    implementing effective service plans that safeguard vulnerable children.
  • To assess and promote the life chances
    of disabled children, including children in care their health, education
    and leisure needs.
  • Undertake any other activity that
    contributes to the smooth running and development of the organisation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Child’s i
    Foundation Social Worker job must hold a Bachelor’s degree qualification
    in social work or related field.
  • At least two years of post-qualifying
    experience, including in designated area of expertise and covering
    assessment; report writing; ability to form trusting relationships; case
    planning, implementation and review.
  • Knowledge of child development, theories
    of attachment and loss.
  • Government policy relating to orphans
    and vulnerable children (OVC) and in particular with regard to alternative
  • Legislation in relation to OVC,
    alternative care and reintegration.
  • Basic IT systems as required.
  • Show commitment to learning and keeping
    up to date.
  • Competent in core social work skills:
    child protection and other assessments; report writing; ability to form
    trusting relationships; case planning, implementation and review.
  • Able to demonstrate excellence in
    practice in designated area of expertise.
  • Ability to contribute to the development
    of strategic and operational plans.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within
    the social work department and within the senior management team to
    promote own area of expertise and to ensure that the different parts of
    the organisation work together as a single service.
  • Ability to provide supervision, support
    and guidance and to develop knowledge and skills in others.
  • Ability to work in partnership with
    government representatives, other voluntary agencies, religious bodies,
    and local leaders.
  • Good communication skills, including
    written and verbal
  • Negotiation, conflict resolution and
    advocacy skills
  • Ability to audit quality of practice
    within designated area of expertise across the organisation, to collect
    data as required and contributes to CiF’s monitoring and evaluation
  • Able to demonstrate anti-discriminatory
    practice in all areas of work
  • Confidence in providing training and
    mentoring and ability to present effectively at learning and development
    workshops and conferences
How to Apply:
suitably qualified candidates should send their applications by clicking on
this link.
Please upload the following in your application; an updated CV / resume (PDF or
Word Format) which should include your contact information and three work
related references and a one page statement describing your suitability for the
role should be included.
Deadline: 22nd June 2018
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