Fresher Rebuild Social Worker/ Mentor NGO Jobs – Dwelling Places (DP)



Job
Title:          Rebuild Social Worker/ Mentor
 
Organisation: Dwelling
Places (DP)
Project Name:
Restore and Rebuild
Duty Station: All
over Uganda
Reports to: Rebuild
Program Manager
About US:
Dwelling Places (DP)
is a registered Christian Non Governmental Organization
(NGO) which
specialises in the rescue, rehabilitation, reconciliation, resettlement and
follow-up of children living on the streets. The overall objective of DP is to
have a society where every child has a chest to rest their head on and a place
to call home.
Job Summary:  The Rebuild Social Worker/ Mentor will provide ongoing support for the
beneficiaries (Children, Youth and their Families) to enable sustainable
resettlement and successful exit
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Read the
files of the referred children to familiarize yourself with their cases.
·        
Accompany
the children during resettlement to be introduced to the family as the social
worker in charge of ongoing support.
·        
Plan and
budget for the children and their families in ongoing support
·        
Develop
a follow up schedule for the FEP children youth and their families and conduct
quarterly visit to monitor their welfare and progress
.
·        
Fill the
child index forms (CSI) for all the children followed up
·        
Sensitize
and encourage parents to take lead in following up their children’s progress in
school, attending class & visitation days, taking children and picking them
from school
.
·        
Prepare
monthly requisition for the FEP activities in line with the approved budget
·        
Remind
parents to bring their children to Dwelling Places offices for letter writing,
collecting their gifts every school holidays and bringing their school reports
·        
Collect
circulars from parents and ensure they are submitted to the finance office in a
timely manner
.
·        
Organize
and conduct child protection trainings for the children, youth and parents and
involve local leaders
·        
Participate
in the planning and implementation of the annual children and youth camps
·        
Participate
in the  bi-annual beneficiary analysis to
determine the level of support for the children and families in FEP
·        
Recommend
parents and children able to support themselves for exit and ensure sustainable
exits
·        
Review
the family support plans and update the children’s files weekly
·        
Write
and submit weekly progress reports to the Rebuild Program Manager by the end of
business Friday.
·        
Monitor
your budget and account for all funds received within the stipulated time in
the finance manual.
·        
Conduct
individual and group counseling for the children and families on the ongoing
support.
·        
Liaise
with the CSP officer to ensure all children have sponsors in their areas of
need
·        
Supervise
the volunteers assigned to FEP and ensure efficiency and effectiveness in
performance
·        
Plan and
conduct mentorship for the children and families in FEP
Mentorship
Responsibilities
·        
Work
closely with Field officers in tracking of the 9890 project beneficiaries
ascertaining status reports on individual child progress.
·        
Facilitate
and oversee economic strengthening activities at the specific centres including
IGAs, VSLAs and corresponding monthly progress reports.
·        
Mobilise
parents and girls for Mother to daughter Club initiatives that will take place
at the centres.
·        
Ensure
child protection strengthening at the centre, community and family levels.
·        
Enhance
school and other institutional partnership to enable girls’ progression and
attendance.
·        
Participate
in trainings involving parents and children in the corresponding Centres.
·        
Profile
and document success stories as obtained from the project beneficiaries.
·        
Work
with VSLA leadership in planning for the categories of girls that may include
teenage mothers, girls in vocational training and those in mainstream
schooling.
·        
Provision
of emotional, social and moral support to girls and families so that they can
understand the benefit of education.
·        
Follow
up on the attendance of girls in CLCs/Schools
·        
Work
with girls and families to identify and address the particular background
issues that are causing the girls to drop out of school.
·        
Encourage
families to set goals for their children’s education and ensure that families
offer the right career guidance and counselling for girls.
·        
Help
families to plan more carefully with their households income budgets, join
village saving and loan schemes as strategy for meeting the needs of their
households.
·        
Work
with the leadership of the VSLA to link the group to the sub county.
·        
Monitor
the keeping and use of the girls’ “I can…” learning journals
·        
Submit
monthly reports to contact persons. 
·        
Serve as
a good role model for the children around you.
·        
Show
respect for policies/ guidelines set by the Management and Sub-county
leadership.
·        
Work
closely with Field officers in tracking of the 9890 project beneficiaries
ascertaining status reports on individual child progress.
·        
Facilitate
and oversee economic strengthening activities at the specific centres including
IGAs, VSLAs and corresponding monthly progress reports.
·        
Mobilise
parents and girls for Mother to daughter Club initiatives that will take place
at the centres.
·        
Ensuring
child protection strengthening at the centre, community and family levels.
·        
Enhance
school and other institutional partnership to enable girls’ progression and attendance.
·        
Participate
in trainings involving parents and children in the corresponding Centres.
·        
Profile
and document success stories as obtained from the project beneficiaries.
·        
Work
with VSLA leadership in planning for the categories of girls that include
teenage mothers, vocational girls and those in mainstream schooling.
·        
Any
other duties as may be assigned by the line manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The
applicant should preferably hold a Degree in Social Work or Social Sciences or
related field preferred
.
·        
Two
years minimum work experience preferred
·        
Good
interpersonal skills; able to relate to all levels of management and staff
·        
Excellent
written and verbal communication skills
·        
Excellent
organizational and time-management skills
·        
Proficient
skills in Microsoft Office
·        
Ability
to manage files and filing systems
·        
Strategic
thinker with strong analytical skills, good judgment & strong focus
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send the following;
  • A handwritten application letter with
    and updated CV with academic qualifications
·        
A
pastor’s letter, LC1 Letter and letter of recommendation from previous employer
·        
Two
passport size photos
Deliver your
applications to: Dwelling Places Head Office – Off Nalukolongo Masaka road near
Mutundwe Police Station between 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday or email
to: hr.dwellingplaces@gmail.com or call 0312-513701
Deadline: 22nd June 2018
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