Introduction Kitara Civil Society Organization Network (KCSON) is a registered NGO network operating in Western Uganda. KCSON started in 2003 and focuses on capacity building of CSOs, promoting effective governance in public service delivery including natural resources governance, and empowerment of vulnerable groups of people. KCSON is one of the CSOs implementing the USAID funded project; “Sustainable Outcomes for Children and Youth” (SOCY) in 6 Districts of Kibaale, Kyenjojo, Hoima, Ibanda, Kakumiro and Kikuube in partnership with ACODEV and TPO as IPs and Catholic Relief Services (CRS) as the Prime. KCSON is therefore seeking to fill the positions of:
Job Title: Social Workers
Duty Station: Project Districts mentioned above
Key Roles and Job Requirements of the Social Workers
Responsible for overall supervision, Coaching and Mentoring of Para-social Workers for effective OVC households identification / assessment and enrollment into the SOCY Project and development of Household Improvement Plans (HIPs) as well as tracking/ facilitating its implementation.
The Social Worker will ensure supervision and maintenance of an effective referrals & linkages system, as a core part in Case Management processes thereby ensure proper documentation of beneficiaries reached to access cores services.
She/he will supervise Para-social Workers to effectively perform assigned tasks in respective Sub-counties such as: home visits, referrals, case follow-ups and ensure completion of referrals. She/he will work in liaison with the Community Development Officer (CDO), DPC and other relevant stakeholders to organize Sub-county-level Integrated Case Conferencing Sessions, as well as mobilizing, coordinating monthly meetings with Para-social Workers; producing timely and informative project periodic activity reports.
A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work & Social Administration, Development Studies, Community Psychology, Guidance and Counseling, Social work & Social Administration, Social Sciences, or Any other related. At least 3 years work experience in community/ social work particularly on OVC and/or HIVAIDS donor-funded projects; s/he should have demonstrated ability to manage
community volunteers and experience in working with rural communities. Ability to multi task and work under pressure to deliver results;
S/he should have computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, data entry, Demonstrable good communication skills in both English and Local Language Desirable: Class A riding Permit- Motorcycles
Either; hand deliver your application letter, C.V and copies of academic transcripts/ certificates to the addresses below, by Friday 9th August 2019 at 2:00 pm to:
The Executive Director, KCSON P.O Box 80 Kagadi
Or, you can send your soft copy application with the specified attachments in a single pdf file to: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted
KCSON is an Equal Opportunity Employer