2 No Experience Dreams & OVC Social Worker Jobs – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)


Job Title:    Dreams & OVC Social
Worker (2 Fresher Jobs)

Organization: Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Duty Station: Uganda


About US:

Rakai Health
Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio – medical research and service
delivery organization. RHSP strives to improve the quality of life of the local
population through a combination of community-based research, curative services
and prevention strategies in the districts of South-central Uganda.


Job Summary:  The Dreams & OVC Social Worker will support
the implementation of Gender based violence prevention and child protection
activities within the respective district as guided by PEPFAR. The Project
Social Worker will work with the District OVC-DREAMS officer, district data
officer and other community structures to ensure quality delivery of DREAMS and
OVC services in the respective districts. He/She will lead the implementation
of GBV response program activities and processes that will facilitate linkage
between and within communities and health facilities.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

all case management processes are implemented within the set program Standard
Operating Procedures, PEPFAR and MGLSD OVC guidance for effective, quality, and
high impact programming

Para Social Workers to enroll and assess program eligible beneficiaries
following the PEPFAR and MGLSD OVC beneficiary identification and case
management procedures.

proper application and storage of program case management tools to facilitate
effective and systematic case management from enrolment through beneficiary

with the data officer and data entrants to ensure that data is properly entered
in the UDOTS and OVCMIS.

person to regularly monitor and track implementation of household improvement
and individual OVC case plans.

timely technical assistance to Para Social Workers on OVC HIV case
identification, linkages to care and Treatment as well as Retention and
adherence strategies.

closely with Linkage Coordinators for the maintenance of effective and
functional communityfacility services referral networks.

with Facility staff to conduct monthly case conference meetings with Para
Social Workers to review and assess progress on implementation of OVC case
plans and performance of HIV/AIDS referrals from community to facility and
facility to community.

person in ensuring that beneficiaries receive appropriate services package

VAC survivors receive the necessary support services including legal, medical,
social and others working with the relevant government & nongovernment
authorities/service providers


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social
Administration, or Related humanities field

in Child Protection, and VAC

with DREAMS & OVC programming is an added advantage

knowledge with the Uganda DREAMS & OVC Tracking System (UDOTS), OVCMIS is
an added advantage

communication and presentation skills

to work in a rural and multi-cultural environment especially at sub county

in counseling is an added advantage

to work under minimum supervision

to ride a motorcycle and possession of a valid riding permit.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates possessing the above attributes can send
their applications including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3
referees), copies of academic qualifications/certificates (in one document)
addressed to the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org. Kindly indicate the job title in
the subject line of the email. Only online applications will be considered.


Deadline: 28th October 2020 by 5:00pm


NB: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program. Any
form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification


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