Several USAID Project Jobs – Social Worker Pre-Service Specialist – Chemonics international lnc

Job Title:       Social Worker Pre-Service Specialist
Organization: Chemonics
international lnc
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About us:
Chemonics
International Inc., a US-based international development organization, seeks a
Social Worker Pre-Service Specialist for the anticipated USAID five-year
Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity in Uganda. This activity
will aim to improve youth learning outcomes (P1-P4 reading in local language
and English), while ensuring that children and youth are safe and healthy in
their community and learning environments. Specifically, this activity will
improve learning outcomes, address primary school retention, provide technical
assistance to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) service providers, and
employ high-impact local partnerships to accomplish the activity’s objectives.
This position will be based in Kampala, Uganda with intermittent travel
throughout the country.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·      
Support institutional partnership between a
US-based higher education institution and a Ugandan tertiary education
institution for professional training of social workers with the aim to improve
the ability of graduates to meet the needs of vulnerable children and their
families and/or caregivers;
·      
Support the Ministry of Gender, Labor, and
Social Development (MGLSD) to formalize the social welfare workforce,
establishing and institutionalizing a competency framework and certification
process for social workers at the tertiary level;
·      
Work with MGLSD, OVC partners, District Welfare
Officers, and other child protection service providers to institutionalize and
socialize case management tools and better address crucial child protection
cases;
·      
Support the standardization of the functions,
training, monitoring, and support of community social workers and para-social
workers.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The ideal applicant must hold  a Master’s degree or equivalent in social
work or related field (Ph.D. or DSW preferred);
·      
Minimum five years’ experience in pre-service
social worker training programs in Uganda;
·      
Demonstrated knowledge of Uganda’s social
welfare system, understanding of systems and standards in case management, and
experience working with social workers in Uganda or a similar context;
·      
Written and spoken proficiency in English;
·      
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and
integrity.
How to
Apply:
All candidates should apply online at the link
below
Candidates
will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No telephone
inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Actual hiring is contingent on
Chemonics being awarded the activity and on USAID approval.
Deadline:   22nd November
2019
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