Head of Outreach, Partnerships and Advocacy Non-profit Careers – Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (CORSU)

Job
Title:          
 Head
of Outreach, Partnerships and Advocacy
Organization: Comprehensive
Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (CORSU)
Duty Station: Kisubi,
Wakiso, Uganda
Reports to:
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
About US:
Comprehensive
Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (for people with disability) was established
in 2006 as a private non-profit, non-governmental organization and is supported
by CBM (Christian Blind Mission). CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital and
Rehabilitation Centre on Entebbe Road provides Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic
Surgery and Rehabilitation, mainly for children with disability.
Job Summary:  The Head of Outreach, Partnerships and Advocacy will promote the
delivery of efficient community-based work services that enhance quality of
life for children with disabilities through Rehabilitation, Community awareness
and inclusion. The position holder ensures that Social Workers and CSFP support
patients to meet their un-met needs through application of their problem
solving skills. He/she oversees the promotion of a positive social change and
problem solving through the CBR, Social Work and child safeguarding. He/ she
ensures that the team provides CoRSU patients, attendants and or caregivers
with relevant information on the prevention of disability to promote a better
quality of life and social inclusion of people with disability in their
communities.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a University Degree in Disability Studies,
    Community Based Rehabilitation, Social Work and Social Administration, and
    Community Development Studies. A Masters or Post graduate training in
    management and leadership of Social Rehabilitation, Advocacy, Disability
    and Community Development programmes
  • At least five years’ experience in Disability and CBR, CS and
    community development work at a senior management level Community
    Volunteering skills
  • Good computer skills (MS Word, Excel and Power point)
  • Knowledge of Disability and inclusion trends in Uganda, Community
    structures and systems; dynamics, cultures and practices
  • Excellent Communication, Report Writing Presentation and Training
    skills     
  • Good counselling, coaching and mentoring skills
  • Must be flexible and culturally sensitive    
  • High ethical and moral standards
  • Team building and Networking skills         
  • Knowledge of NGO systems and operations in Uganda
  • Knowledge of English, Luganda and other local languages
NB: Capable
People with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should send their applications (detailed CV with cover
letter plus copies of academic qualifications) to The Head of Human Resources and
Organisational Development, P.O. Box 46 Kisubi, Uganda or email to recruitment@corsuhospital.org
Deadline: Tuesday 14th August, 2018 by 5:00pm
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