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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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