Jobs in Uganda - Part Time Social Worker Job at Small Steps Foundation

Part Time Social Worker Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 31 May 2021

Hiring Organization: Small Steps Foundation

Job Details:

Position Available: Part Time Social Worker (12-16hours p/w)
Reports to: SSF Project Manager/Glory Be Nursery Head Teacher
Salary According to Skills and Experience

We are seeking a professional, forward-thinking individual to join our team to help drive our vision that children with learning disability have the right to an education and a safe, loving home environment. The Social Worker will be responsible for carrying out social work assessments with the families of our children, creating files and child-centered plans and the ongoing implementation and monitoring of these plans. This will include family counselling. The Social Worker will also be responsible for facilitating peer-support groups and seminars for parents, siblings and other relevant parties.


Essential Requirements:
• Social Work Degree/Diploma (or other relevant qualification)
• Fluent in Lusoga/Luganda
• Knowledge and evidence of ability to implement Social Work procedure and laws of Uganda
• Minimum one years’ experience working in a Social Worker position
• Positive attitude towards disability
• Ability to work independently Excellent spoken and written communication skills
• Good problem solving skills; creative and quick thinking
• Experience creating and keeping ongoing assessment files
• Ability to use ICT to create simple file documents
• A passion for family-based care
• The ability to show sensitivity to the families of children with learning disability, show integrity and maintain confidentiality at all times

Highly Desirable:
• Evidence of experience working with children with learning disability
• Evidence of knowledge of effective strategies for managing children’s disability in the home and providing support mechanisms for the family

Application procedure

Applications should be in form of a CV and a covering letter that explains how you meet the job requirements emailed to info@smallstepsfoundation.co.uk 

Date Posted: 2021-05-20

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