Fresher Pyschosocial Officer Non-profit Job Opportunities – Action for Rural Women’s Empowerment – ARUWE

 

Job Title:    Pyschosocial Officer (Fresher
Job Opportunities)

Organization: Action
for Rural Women’s Empowerment – ARUWE

Duty Station: Wakiso, Uganda

Reports to:
Head of Training and Support

 

About US:

Action for Rural
Women’s Empowerment – ARUWE is a Non profit organization that empowers women to
manage their socio-economic development processes through strengthening
community participation, advocacy and service provision.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Project
Implementation

·       
Provide
counseling and other short term therapeutic services for women and girls.

·       
Provide
appropriate referral to all individuals who need extra and specialized care and
support.

·       
Provide
accurate information to all individuals, presenting all possible alternatives
within the spectrum of care and allow beneficiaries to make informed choices.

·       
Identify
and document gender violence risks to women and propose strategies to mitigate
them.

·       
Ensure
services from the GBV shelter are offered in a professional and ethical manner.

·       
Provide
support for the functionality of the structures at the district level, with a
view to create and sustain awareness and functional self-help groups and at the
community level.

·       
Participate
in specific research exercises to inform the project from time to time.

·       
Network
and maintain useful linkages and dialogue with relevant stakeholders including
partners, government and local structures to ensure collaboration, synergy and
sharing of experiences.

Monitoring and
Evaluation

·       
Participate
in organizing and facilitating project reviews with project key stakeholders.

·       
Document
the best practices implemented and success stories for sharing and learning.

Reporting, Resource
Management and Documentation

·       
Prepare
and submit timely monthly work plans and reports.

·       
Support
preparation and dissemination of information related to GBV and mental health
issues, relevant to the project component.

·       
Comply
and adhere to the organizational policies and guidelines.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies,
Gender and Development Studies (GAD), Social Work and Social Administration,
Social Sciences, Community Psychology and or any other related studies

·       
Post
graduate counselling and guidance qualification will be an added advantage

·       
Experience
working in a GBV Shelter will be prioritized.

·       
Knowledge
of case management.

·       
Ability
to control emotions and stay calm in stressful situations.

·       
Excellent
communication skills including Interviewing and psychological/developmental evaluation
skills.

·       
Knowledge
of legal and ethical issues related to client’s rights.

·       
Ability
to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops

·       
Strong
ability to communicate in Luganda is required.

·       
Computer
literacy skills.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and detailed
CV including contact address of three referees to the Human Resource Manager at
hrm@aruweug.org

 

Deadline: 6th October 2020

 

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