Several O’ Level SOS Mother and Aunt NGO Jobs – SOS Children’s Villages

Organization: SOS
Children’s Villages
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Family
Like Care Manager
Job Ref:
SOS-UG/JOBS/2020/006
About US:
SOS Children’s
Villages is an independent, locally registered, child-focused, social
development non-governmental organization with a strong reputation for
providing quality care and protection, education and health needs for
vulnerable children. Since its inception in 1991, SOS CV Uganda has reached
over 60,000 children, youths and adults directly and indirectly to become
empowered and self-reliant to contribute significantly to the needs of their
families and communities. Works in partnership with a number of donors,
(institutional and corporate agencies) including; Norwegian Agency for
Development Cooperation (NORAD), Austrian Development Agency (ADA), Grieg
Foundation, ERIKS Development Partner, USAID/Bantwana World Education, European
Union, AVIS Foundation, Brand Charity, USAID/Uganda Private Health Support
Program (UPHSP), Terre des Hommes (TDH), Stanbic Bank Uganda, DHL – Go Teach,
Madhvani Group of Companies.
Job Summary: The
SOS Mother and Aunt is responsible for the care and development of the children
within her SOS family. The Mother is the leader of the family and is directly
responsible for the care and development of the children and ensures the
effective running of the household. She fulfils the role of a mother, providing
affection and security, supporting each child according to his / her individual
needs and guiding them towards self-sufficiency and independence. She shares
her life with the children and provides the emotional security, affection and
the opportunity to develop physically, mentally and spiritually. At the same
time, the SOS mother is a child-care professional who cooperates with the other
village co-workers in meeting the needs of the children. SOS Mother works
within the framework of SOS Children’s Villages Organisation Standards and
Child Rights Based Approach.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       To create a warm, loving and welcoming family
home to enable the children to grow and thrive.
·       To monitor the growth of children in a
holistic manner while nurturing the sense of brotherhood and sisterhood.
·       To strengthen and support each child to
maintain a relationship with his / her biological family in the best interests
of the child.
·       To develop and monitor each child’s
individual development plan and encouraging and taking an active interest in
their academic progress.
·       To guide and assist the child to accomplish
homework assignments.
·       To attend all school meetings and maintain
regular contact with teachers.
·       To support each child to reach the adequate
level of education that will enable him / her to be independent according to
his / her abilities.
·       To spend quality time and build a stable
relationship with each child, taking a personal interest in his / her physical,
emotional and mental wellbeing.
·       To provide a balanced and nutritious diet
that enables the children to grow healthy.
·       To teach children personal hygiene and
provide adequate clothing.
·       To seek psychosocial support to address
specific life needs
·       To address all issues related to behavioural
change to help children develop good character.
·       To guide, advice and counsel children with
emotional or other difficulties.
·       To provide support to each child to establish
his / her own cultural and spiritual identity and to strengthen his / her moral
development.
·       To identify and promote each child’s
individual talents, abilities, skills, interests and creative potential and
work hand in hand with other co-workers to see that such potential is developed
in each child.
·       To support the child to build and maintain
warm relationships with children and adults within the community.
·       To teach children in the family house
practical, social and basic life skills.
·       To attend to and address all issues of
discipline within and outside the family home.
·       To report all cases related to child abuse to
the Child Safeguarding Committee
·       Carry out basic household tasks and maintain
a high degree of safety, cleanliness and hygiene in the home.
·       To account for all funds provided for the
family house.
·       To prepare children for the transition
process to the youth facility.
·       Monitor the condition of the house, including
furniture, fittings and equipment and report any maintenance or repair issues.
·       To foster and maintain good working
relationships with other SOS Mothers, SOS Aunts and family assistants, youth
care co-workers and other Village staff.
·       To develop and take lead in personal and
professional growth.
·       To carry out a self-evaluation, reflecting on
personal behaviour, parenting and professional practices.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The applicant must hold an O’ Level
Certificate.
·       Early childhood development education is an
added advantage.
·       Must have completed BST for Mothers.
·       Counseling skills
·       Age limit between 35 and 45 years
How to Apply:
If you believe you
are the right candidate for this position, please send your application letter,
detailed curriculum vitae (CV), and photocopies of academic certificates, and
names and contact details of three traceable referees to the address below:
The Head Human
Resource and Administration
SOS Children’s
Villages Uganda,
Plot 53 Ntinda II
Road
Kampala. Uganda
Electronic
Applications must be sent as one Single PDF Document not exceeding eight pages
to: JOSELYN.AMANYA@sosuganda.org
NB: Applications
that are late, do not have CV or certificates or exceeds eight pages or
electronically submitted as images will be disqualified. Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted by 13th April 2020
Deadline: 3rd April 2020
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