Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for people with disability in Uganda (CoRSU) Community-Based Inclusive Development (CBID) Social Worker Jobs

Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for people with disability in Uganda (CoRSU) Community-Based Inclusive Development (CBID) Social Worker Jobs

Overall Job Purpose:

  • The Project Social Worker (i.e. Community Based Inclusive Development – CBID) person shall use the CBID centered and community focused approach to the provision of rehabilitation services to persons with disability. The Project Social Worker will be responsible for the field related activities in the 2 districts of the Central Region while based at CoRSU.

  • He/she shall involve the persons with disability, the community, service providers and the government institutions mandated to serve persons with disability in the reporting and the day today duties. The Social Worker shall alternately work with other Social Workers in the hospital to achieve to:

  • Promote delivery of efficient Social Work services that enhances quality of life for persons with disabilities and particularly children through Rehabilitation, Disability Awareness, Social Inclusion, Child Safeguarding and Provision of Social Support services to Patients and Caregivers

  • Ensures that patients receive Rehabilitation and Social interventions, provides mentorship to Social Work Volunteers, Care givers and Community Mobilisers.

    Academic/Professional qualifications, work experience, knowledge & skills

  • University Degree in Disability Studies, Community Based Rehabilitation, Social Work and Social Administration, Social Science, and Community Development Studies or its equivalent.

  • Recognized training in Medical Rehabilitation, Advocacy, CBID, leadership and community work skills is added advantage.

  • 3 years’ experience in Disability, Community Based Rehabilitation and Community development work

  • Dynamic professional with experience
    in CBID centered and community focused approach

  • Good computer skills (MS Word, Excel and Power point)

  • Excellent communication, presentation social, reporting and Training skills

  • Training and mentoring skills

  • Good communications (oral and written), presentation and report writing skills

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines.

  • Excellent people relational and counselling skills.

    How to apply

  • Qualified persons should submit their applications (detailed CV with covering letter specifying the project or program of interest) and copies of academic qualifications to

  • The Head of Human Resources, CoRSU Hospital
    P. O. 46 Kisubi or email to


  • Clearly indicate the position you are applying for in the email/application subject and all attachments should be in one pdf file.

  • Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews.

  • The closing date for receiving applications is Monday 22nd Feb,2021.

  • Qualified persons with Disabilities (PWDs) and CoRSU employees that would like to take up any of these positions and that meet the job specifications are encouraged to apply.

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