3 Social Worker Job Opportunities – KCSON

Job Title:      Social
Worker (3 Jobs)
Organisation: Kibaale
District Civil Society Organization Network (KCSON)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
About US:
Kibaale District
Civil Society Organization Network (KCSON) is a registered NGO network
operating in Western Uganda. KCSON started in 2003 and focuses on capacity
building of CSOs, promoting effective governance in public service delivery
including natural resources governance, and empowerment of vulnerable groups of
people. KCSON’s current donors include CRS (for a USAID funded program), WWF
(UCO), IDI and members. KCSON is one of the CSO implementers of the USAID
funded Sustainable Outcomes for Children and Youth (SOCY) Project in Kibaale
and Kyenjojo, in partnership with ACODEV as an IP and Catholic Relief Services
(CRS) as the Prime. However KCSON has extended to district of Hoima and Ibanda
for implementation of the project activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Social Worker will be responsible for the overall supervision,
    coaching and mentoring of Para-social Workers for effective OVC
    households’ identification / assessment and enrollment into the SOCY
    Project and helping OVC Households to develop Household Improvement Plans
    (HIPs).
  • The Social Worker will ensure supervision and maintenance of an
    effective referrals & linkages system, as a core part in Case Management
    processes thereby ensure proper documentation of beneficiaries reached to
    access cores services.
  • She/he will supervise Para-social Workers to effectively perform
    assigned tasks in respective Sub-counties such as: home visits, referrals,
    case follow-ups and ensure completion of referrals. She/he will work in
    liaison with the Community Development Officer (CDO), DPC and other
    relevant stakeholders to organize Sub-county-level Integrated Case
    Conferencing Sessions, as well as mobilizing, coordinating monthly
    meetings with Para-social workers;
  • Tasked with producing timely and informative project periodic
    activity reports.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work &
    Social Administration, Development Studies, Community Psychology, Guidance
    and Counseling, or any other related field
  • Three years of work experience in community/ social work
    particularly on OVC and/ or HIVAIDS donor-funded projects;
  • Proven ability to manage community volunteers and experience in
    working with rural communities;
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure to deliver results;
  • Good computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, data
    entry
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and Local Language
  • Desirable: Class A riding Permit- Motorcycles
How to Apply:
All candidates
should hand deliver their application letters to the address below:
The Executive
Director,
KCSON,
P.O Box 80 Kagadi or
KCSON Field Office
in KyenjojoTown Council.
Or you can send your
soft copy application to: kcsonsecretariat@kcsonuganda.org (All documents
should be in PDF format only]
Deadline: 13th July 2018
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