Key Duties & Responsibilities
●Day- and night shifts at the shelter
●Ensuring provision of basic needs for all clients
●Case Management, Documentation and Reporting
●Management of crisis and emergencies at the shelter
●Participation in development of sustainable programs, structures and processes of the new shelter
●Supporting the girls in their recovering process and personal development
●Providing skills trainings
●Participation in weekly team meetings
●Cooperation with therapists, doctors, lawyers, educational institutions and other service providers
●Escorting clients to individual appointments
Essential criteria & qualification
●Diploma in Social Work.
●At least 3 years working experience in social work
●Proven experience in working closely with children and must be a team player
●Experience in case management is an added advantage
●Must have a certificate for good conduct
●Good communication skills with fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili
●Ability to adapt to different cultures
●Good IT skills including the use of Word and database software
●Knowledge of community-based child protection approaches, preferably including experience in participatory approaches (PRA/PLA) and child participation methodologies.
●Demonstrable ability to adapt to changing programme priorities and emergency priorities that may arise
●Strong self-starter, able to take initiative and adapt to changing circumstances and priorities
●Commitment to HAART values and Child Protection Policy.
At HAART we value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status,religion, ethnic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.
Qualified candidates are invited to send one PDF of the cover letter, CV, and contact information for 2 references to email@example.com
using “Social Worker Position” as the subject of the e-mail.
Only complete applications will be reviewed and short-listed candidates will be contacted.