2 Warden Job Placements – Retrak-Hope for Justice

(2 Job Placements)

Organization: Retrak-Hope
for Justice

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Retrak is to become
part of anti-slavery charity Hope for Justice. Bringing together the two
organisations will provide a more effective force to identify and rescue
vulnerable people of all ages from modern slavery, to help them heal into new
lives in freedom, and to campaign for change. The missions, aims and programmes
of Retrak and Hope for Justice are highly complementary, making the two
charities an ideal fit. Street children are incredibly vulnerable to
trafficking and are often targeted by predatory gangs who force them into
sexual exploitation, domestic servitude and forced labour.

Job Summary:  The Warden will work alongside the Centre
manager and the rest of the team to implement effective care and support system
for children coming into the Transit centre ensuring that each individual child
receives individual attention and the most appropriate intervention, that is in
line with their assessed needs, in the context of Hope for justice mission,
policies, values and the laws of Uganda. The main purpose of the job is to;
screen, register, and receive/attend to the children as they come to the
Transit Centre, maintain highest levels of hygiene and mainly giving attention
to children who may require special support given the nature of their
vulnerability and ability to adapt well to the situation they are in, including
reporting to the nurse children in need of emergency medical care and rushing
those in critical medical condition to the nearest designated medical Centre.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The Warden must hold a diploma in one of the following fields Social
    work and social administration, education, social sciences and any other
    related course.
  • At least three years of work experience working with vulnerable
    children in a residential care setting and practical documentation skills.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills 
  • Good standard of ICT skills
  • Extensive knowledge of both national and International laws relating
    to children.
  • Report Writing skills
  • Training in parenting skills is an added advantage
  • Proficiency in at least 2 of the main local languages (i.e. Luganda,
    Runyakitara, and Luo).

NB: Only Females
should apply

How to Apply:

All candidates
should Email their covering letter, CV and completed Hope For Justice
Application Form, Download
, to applications.ug@hopeforjustice.org with Social Worker as the
subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Deadline: 5th July 2019

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