Social Work PSN Officer Jobs – InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)

Organization: InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)
Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
(UNHCR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior Community Services Officer
About US:
InterAid
Uganda Limited (IAU) is a non-governmental humanitarian national organization
established in 1988, and duly registered with the NGO Board and NGO Forum. IAU
is actively involved in programs geared towards the protection and improvement
of lives of disadvantaged people living in urban and rural areas in Uganda and
in the Great Lakes Region. InterAid Uganda is focused on its thematic areas of
Rights Protection, Education, Livelihood & Food Security, Health
(HIV&AIDS; Malaria; Maternal and Reproductive Health), Water, Sanitation
& Hygiene (WASH), Environment and Disaster Management and good Management
and Governance systems.
Job Summary: The PSN Officer will support the Senior Community
Services Officer in planning, coordinating and implementing all programs geared
towards the wellbeing of PSNs
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for conducting social assessment
    to PoC and recommend necessary support to the client.
  • Ensure that PoC with disabilities have access
    to available public services.
  • Responsible for accommodation and houses for
    PSN.
  • The jobholder will also ,obilize and
    sensitize refugee communities through community out reaches to support the
    PSN
  • Coordinate support for identified
    beneficiaries with specific needs with relevant services and benefits.
  • Responsible to ensure that PSNs participate in
    Income Generating Activities
  • Provide counseling to beneficiaries
  • Carry out awareness campaigns to intended
    beneficiaries to promote support to persons with specific needs.
  • Compile weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual
    and specific activity reports and ensure timely submission.
  • Provide support and coordinate with other
    sections that will provide support to PSNs
  • Ensure that the internal process and work
    plans are adhered to.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Social work, Social science or any humanities from a recognised
    institution.
  • A minimum of 
    two years’ relevant work experience in an NGO environment from a
    reputable organisation.
  • Prior experience in managing vulnerable
    groups is desirable.
How to Apply: 
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letters, updated
CVs and photo copies of their professional qualifications including three
referees via E-mail to recruitment@interaiduganda.org or hand deliver to our
address below.
Executive
Director,
InterAid
Uganda,
Plot
1102 Block 8,
Kabala
Anjagala Road P.O. Box 737,
Kampala,
Uganda.
Deadline:  15th February 2016 by
5:00pm.
NB : Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
In case you do not hear from us by 29th February, 2016, please
consider your application unsuccessful. Please quote the Position being applied
for on your application and envelope.
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