UKaid Project Social Work Jobs – Project Officer-Child Protection at Cheshire Services Uganda (CSU)

Organisation: Cheshire
Services Uganda (CSU)
Project: Girl Education
Challenge (GEC)
Reports to: GEC Project Manager
Duty Station: Kampala,
About CSU:
Cheshire Services Uganda (CSU) is a local nongovernmental organization
working in the field of disability arid development CSU is a member of the
Leonard Cheshire Disability Global Alliance, a membership of over 55 countries.
CSU works with and for Persons with Disabilities through four thematic programme
areas of Livelihood, Inclusive Education, Advocacy and campaign and Health and
rehabilitation. CSU has been selected by the Girls Education Challenge (GEC) to
receive DFID funding to design a project to effect long-lasting and
transformative change for girls with disabilities in Kampala district. The
project will support girls with disabilities to enroll and demonstrate learning
and retention in mainstream primary schools. CSU will in the next five months
develop the project further basing on the baseline to be conducted. CSU
therefore wishes to recruit a highly qualified and sett motivated team to
deliver the project upon final approval for implementation.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer-Child Protection will give technical support identification of issues
of chief abuse, refer cases of child abuse and link with other organizations
working with children.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Identity cases of abuse of children with
    disabilities in the communities of Kampala district.
  • Refer cases of violation to the relevant
    authorities for redress.
  • Empower families of children with
    disabilities to be able to identify and report cases of violation.
  • Establish networks with local and national
    government to address issues of child abuse.
  • Link with development organizations to
    address issues of child abuse.
  • In coordination with other program and
    teams, formulate and coordinate conduct of quality research and policy
    analysis on children with disabilities, addressing the determinants of the
    social exclusion, disabilities, inequalities as well as implications on
    families, economic and national public policies.
  • Arrange trainings for stall on child
  • Participate in policy dialogue and development
    with the Government,
  • Prepare and submit activity and monthly
    reports to the Project Manager for review.
  • Anny other duties that may be assigned. 
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should possess a University
    degree in Social work and Social Administration, Gender, Community
    Rehabilitation, social sciences, sociology.
  • At least three (3)  work experience in a similar field
  • Experience in community work experience is
    an asset.
  • Knowledge of gender mainstreaming.
  • Trainings in child protection will be an
    added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their application letters,
CVs with three referees and copies of academic documents and state current and
expected salary amount to:
The Chairperson Cheshire Services, Uganda Plot 953, Koire Close, off
Bukoto-Ntinda Road, Bukoto. P.O Box 70012 Clock Tower, Kampala, Uganda
NB: Please clearly indicate
on the envelope the position you are applying for. CSU is an equal opportunity
employer and encourages suitably qualified persons with disabilities and
females to apply.
Deadline: 31st July,
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