Fresher Social Worker NGO Job Vacancies – Walimu

 

Job Title:    Social Worker (Fresher Job
Vacancies)

Organisation: Walimu

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Walimu is a
non-profit organization whose overall goal is to improve care of hospitalised
severely ill patients in Uganda.

 

Job Summary:  The Social worker will mainly be responsible
for obtaining samples from consenting patients, providing counseling services
to study participants and to provide TB education to patients enrolled in the
study.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Provide
TB education to patients enrolled in the study

·       
Provide
counseling to study patients

·       
Consenting
and enrolling eligible patients into the study

·       
Obtaining
biological samples from consenting patients for testing.

·       
Participate
in data entry and cleaning

·       
Participate
in weekly meetings with the study team to provide enrollment updates.

·       
Assist
in following up study participants and follow up visits

·       
Any
other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from a reputable Institution

·       
Two
years of progressive work experience as a Nurse

·       
Registered
with Uganda Nurses & Midwives Council with a valid Practicing license.

·       
Trained
in Good Clinical Practice/ Human Subjects Protection

 

Competencies:

·       
Excellent
command of both English and Luganda

·       
Excellent
interpersonal skills

·       
A
demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards

·       
Excels
at operating in a diverse work environment

·       
Experience
in working in a research setting is an added advantage

 

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates should submit an application letters and curriculum vitae with 3
references to The Human Resource Manager, WALIMU. C/o Email:
michael.kaggwa@yahoo.com  and copy
martha@walimu.org 

 

Deadline: Friday 12th March 2021 by 5:00 pm East African
Time

 

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