2 Social Workers jobs at SOS Children’s Villages

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Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  20 October 2021
Duty Station:  Arusha
Posted: 06-10-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
2 Social Workers

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

SOS Children's Villages

Deadline of this Job:
20 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Arusha , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 06, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Social Worker is responsible to work on social, psychological, and emotional development of the children in Alternative Care and to follow-up the health and education matters of the children Assist the Alternative activities/tasks, and ensure that the Family Like Care is up to standard in all Its actives, adheres to the internal Gatekeeping guidelines and national child welfare and protection policies

• Ensures compliance and high quality of procedures for Family Like Care program in accordance with the country's legal laws.
• Ensures assessment of all children under our care, develop individual development plans/care plans, and put in place immediate, medium and long-term strategies for raising and supporting children
• Perform document review for completeness, accuracy, and clarity of documents submitted by District Social Welfare Officer
• Attend, prepare, compile, and presented individual child youth reports to the gatekeeping committee for reviews and decisions towards reintegration
• Takes an active interest in and at least annually reviews the child and youth development plans to assure the developmental and education needs are met within the unit or within other programme units
• Ensure assessment, tracing and preparation children, young people and their biological families for successful reunification/reintegration.
• Promote strong collaboration, effective communication and team work among Mothers/Aunts and Child and Youth Empowerment Officer for effective delivery of services.
• Spends quality time with Mothers Aunts in order to encourage their long-term commitment to the children and youth and ensure quality Services delivered to the SOS Children and young people.
• Supports the Sponsorship Coordinator on getting all necessary correspondences from Mothers. Aunts, Child and Youth Development Officers, and any other for sponsors' satisfaction.
• Participate effectively in the Warfare Committees meetings and prepare reports accordingly
• Collaborates with different external o s on matters of common concern for the provision of better services for the children, attends workshops and meetings as assigned by the Alternative Care Coordinator
• Make regular visits to al SOS house and schools taking notes of the progress while highlighting concerns brought up in Faison with the respective school teachers and SCS caregivers
• Ensures that children receive medical attention first-aid services if they are all injured and need medical treatment, refers serious cases to clinics and follow-up referral cases to hospitals
• Strengthen integration of Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH, Psychosocial Support PSSI, and Mental Health services into Family Like Core PLC) programming
• Be a source of counsel to the chidren and youth's academic and career choices
• Supports the youth through their various transition processes and the re-integration process
• Makes time to interact with children and youth on a regular bass, to get to know and understand them as individuals
• Develops creative ways for the successful socio professional integration of young people based on the local context.
• Upholds the Alternative Care monitoring and evaluation system to ensure consistent quality of services are provided to the children youth as per standard by the responsible people.
• Contribute to the preparation of annual project work-plan, budgets performance reports, and quarterly reports
• Prepares and submits for approval long and short-term plans for social services
• Maintaining proper documentation of case management Information system in Line with SOS Children’s Villages and National Case Management Standards
• At all times ensures that personal data of donors, sponsors SOS Children's Villages' beneficiaries and their families as well as SOS Co-workers is handled confidentially and in accordance with prevailing SOS-Kinderdorf international data protection laws.

• Bachelor's degree in Social Work
• At least three years of relevant professional experience
• Experience in practicing case management, or in working with children/youth environment will be added advantage.
• Ability to work independently, sell-organize, use initiative, keeps commitments and meets deadlines
• The candidate should possess the emotional stability to lead and guide the large community of children and youth, by maintaining the required high standards
• Mature personally male or female), stable socially and emotionally,
• Strong interpersonal and team skils.
• Fluent in English and Swahili
• Computer literacy

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send their application letter by email describing how your experience, qualifications and competencies make you the right candidate for this position Endose ONLY detailed and updated CV with telephone contacts, email address and details of at least 3 referees Only contacted candidates for the interview will submit copies of academic, professional articles and passport size photo. This advert can be obtained on our website http://www.sos-childrensvillagestanzania/or.tz   Closing date 20th October, 2021. To apply please send to
The National Director SOS Children's Villages Tanzania.
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
[email protected]  

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