Jobs in Uganda - 2 Social Protection Supervisors jobs at Reach Out Mbuya Community Health Initiative (ROM)

Reach Out Mbuya Community Health Initiative (ROM)

2 Social Protection Supervisors job Posts

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 02

Deadline: 02 November 2021

Hiring Organization: Reach Out Mbuya Community Health Initiative (ROM)

Job Details:

Reach Out Mbuya Community Health Initiative (ROM) is a Faith and Community-based organization providing holistic care to extremely vulnerable people living with HIV/AIDS. ROM holistically focuses on the body, mind, family and community wellbeing.

In partnership with World Education Initiative/Bantwana, we are implementing the USAID Integrated Child and Youth Development Activity (ICYD) in Kampala District. The Activity aims to ensure Uganda’s children and youth, especially girls and the most vulnerable, are well prepared to lead resilient, healthy, and productive lives. The activity will support interventions that lead to three outcomes:
1. Children have improved learning outcomes.
2. Children are safe and healthy in their community and learning environments.
3. Youth practice positive behaviours and make informed decisions about their lives and relationships.

We are therefore looking for motivated and competent individuals to join our amazing team and fill the following vacancies.
Job Title: Social Protection Supervisor (2)
Reports to: Division Coordinator Directly supervises SINOVUYO facilitators, No Means No instructors, Early Childhood Development facilitators
Location: All Divisions

Job summary
The Social Protection Supervisor will support the implementation of the social protection package across the 5 KCCA Divisions while working closely with the case management team to support layered service delivery at clinics, schools and community levels. The social protection package will include a strategic mix of parenting, education subsidies, community-based youth programming, early childhood development for HIV exposed infants and their mothers, and other social protection supports as informed by the family case management plan.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Support curricula-based initiatives aimed at empowering OVC with life skills and knowledge to prevent HIV and attain decent livelihoods.
• Lead the implementation of the social protection package in tandem with the case management and economic strengthening team.
• Work with the social workers, facility linkages and facilitators to rollout a layered service delivery approach at community, clinic and school levels. Work to strengthen linkages between communities, schools and clinics within an integrated referral network and case management system.
• Train community cadres such as Sino Facilitators, Early Childhood Development facilitators and No means No (NMN) instructors to deliver appropriate social protection curricula and interventions to the target beneficiaries.
• Train, mentor and support field staff in the implementation of all social protection activities for adolescent girls and young women, OVC and children and adolescents living with HIV.
• Support the identification of Sexual Related Gender Based Violence cases and give appropriate responses; Support implementation of Gender Based 4 Violence and gender norms change activities for adolescents and caregivers of OVC and Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW).
• Implement monthly and quarterly work plans and budgets for social protection field activities; Liaise with the M&E team in tracking and reporting related social protection activity targets.
• Compile quarterly and monthly reports, stories of change and other strategic social protection documentation as needed.
• Support and observe the safeguarding culture of ROM, regularly documenting and reporting identified and potential safeguarding issues; Ensuring health, safety, and security in your area of operation, as you promote the vision, mission and the values of Reach Out Mbuya.
• Any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences and any relevant degree plus proven experience in children social protection preferably under PEPFAR/USAID programming
• Experience in stakeholder engagement, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and computer literate.
• Ability to communicate in local languages an added advantage.

Application procedure

Send a cover letter and CV/resume with 3 professional referees as one document to Email: not later than 2nd November 2021, at 5:00 PM (EAT). Include title of Job in the email subject line. Please note that if you DO NOT indicate the title as instructed, your application will not be considered. Both Cover letter and CV must not exceed 4 pages and should be saved as one PDF document. No need of attaching other documents at this level.
Please note:
1. ROM is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee at any stage of the recruitment process
2. Any form of lobbying or canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
3. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
4. Applications beyond the deadline will not be considered.

Date Posted: 2021-10-27




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