60 No Experience O’ Level NGO Jobs – Social Workers – TPO Uganda

 

Job Title:    Social Workers (60 No
Experience O’ Level NGO Jobs)

Organisation: TPO
Uganda

Duty Station: 
Yumbe, Adjumani, Arua, Moyo, Lamwo, Amuru, Nwoya, Kaabong, Amudat, Moroto,
Nakapiripit, Kasese, Buliisa, Hoima, BidiBidi, Rhino, Imvepi ,Kiryandongo,
Lobule, Nakivale, Rwamwanja,, Oruchinga, Kayaka II, Kyangwali, Uganda

Reports to:
Project Coordinator

 

About US:

TPO Uganda is a
local Ugandan NGO that has been operating in the country for 25 years. Our
programs comprise interventions organised around the following themes; Care and
protection of OVC; child protection, livelihoods support, mental health and
psychosocial support, response and prevention of all forms of violence against
women and children as well as emergency response and humanitarian action. TPO
Uganda is active in 33 districts in the region and is a member of several
partnerships and coordination mechanisms in the country.

 

Job Summary:  The Social Worker will ensure delivery of
services that aim at empowering communities to reduce social strife and
contribute to sustainable development of identified groups, individuals, and
families.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Support
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Groups, conduct problem management plus and
Psychological First Aid; conducting screening of trauma and depression
symptoms, case management, manage individual and family cases including home
visits. to ensure their improved social functioning and psychosocial wellbeing.

·       
Working
closely with diverse existing and/or new community peacebuilding structures to
identify, prioritize, analyze, and resolve and monitor interlinked local
conflict issues.

·       
Supporting
formal and informal authorities responsible for building peace, supporting
security and justice actors at the local and district to consult widely with
communities on identified conflict issues and incorporate community concerns
into their related responses.

·       
Conduct
mental health awareness and MHPSS referrals:

·       
Support
Psychotherapy and appropriate case management to conflict and GBV survivors in
need of MHPSS; and basic livelihoods support.

·       
Support
conflict and GBV survivors to cope and improve their livelihoods

·       
Facilitate
talking circles between refugees and host communities on peaceful co-existence
and support community action groups (CAGs) in the implementation of action
points arising from the talking circles.

·       
Support
civil society platforms and/or organizations at the regional level (new or
existing) on conflict and gender sensitivity and basic psychosocial support:

·       
Train
selected service providers on psychosocial support and referral pathways, and
monitor support provided:

·       
Participate
in district, regional and national peace building, governance and mental health
and psychosocial support related forums.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Degree in Social Work and Social administration
(SWASA) and other related Social Work courses.

·       
Candidates
with qualifications on Community psychology, peace building and conflict
resolution skills can apply.

·       
Additional
training is an added advantage.

·       
A
minimum of two to three years’ experience working in NGO environment.

·       
Ability
to ride a motorcycle with valid riding permit.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their updated CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees and
a table showing your past 3-year salary history to: Human Resources Manager,
TPO Uganda, P.O Box 21646 Kampala, Uganda, email: info@tpoug.org or hand
deliver (preferable) to Plot 652, Block 257, Wamala Close, Munyonyo or nearest
TPO Uganda field office country wide.

 

NB: TPO Uganda is an
equal opportunities employer that does not discriminate on any basis. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted, thus, if you do not hear from us by
12th February 2021, you are not considered.

 

Deadline: 31st January 2021 

 

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