Hope for Victoria children - HOVIC Social Worker-Case Management Jobs in Kenya

Hope for Victoria children - HOVIC Social Worker-Case Management Jobs in Kenya


Job Type Full Time

Qualification BA/BSc/HND

Experience 2 - 3 years

Location Kisumu

Job Field NGO/Non-Profit

Reports To: Project Coordinator

Duration: 1 year (Renewable based on satisfactory performance and availability of funds)

Closing Date: 6th December, 2019

Job Summary:

As a key member of the HOVIC programme team, you will monitor and report on all project activities related to case management and service delivery in support of MWENDO’s work to ensure improved access to health and social services to the OVC and their families.

Your OVC service-oriented approach will ensure that the project consistently applies the new Case Management approach to the delivery of quality and time bound services to the OVC and their families as well as enhance their participation in their best interest to constantly work towards improving the impact of the benefits to the project beneficiaries.

You will be reporting to the LIP Project Coordinator, work and coordinate closely with otherMWENDO Project staff, key staff form the relevant ministries, Community Health Volunteers and Link Desk Person to contribute to a holistic, integrated, and comprehensive project implementation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the coordination, implementation, and monitoring of all assigned project activities as outlined in the DIP in line with organizations principles and standards, donor and GOK requirements, and good practices.
  • Monitor and report any challenges and/or gaps identified to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules.
  • Support the project volunteers in their efforts to reflect on project experiences.
  • Collect and analyze project data per specified mechanisms and tools. Collaborate with other organization staff and volunteers to prepare reports per established reporting schedule and guidelines.
  • Provide technical support and monitor capacity building and technical support activities to the CHVs and Link Desk Persons to ensure effective and quality service provision.
  • Actively engage in identifying and documentation of project promising practices, case and human-interest stories, dissemination and use of relevant knowledge in the field.
  • Represent the organization and MWENDO project in meetings at county, sub county, ward and locational levels, working groups, and other events as requested, to support forging relations with the GOK, other stakeholders, the community and project beneficiaries.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of all assigned project activities per donor and CRS standards and established schedules.
  • Ensure community case workers (CCWs – project volunteers) complete required
    case management forms and ensure case filing system is developed and maintained.
  • Create community linkages for broader community engagement in case management.
  • Conduct joint support supervision with relevant GOK representatives to forge better working relationships
  • Conduct regular home visits with the CHVs to ascertain service provision to the project beneficiaries as well as providing support to the volunteers as package for care of carerers

    Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

    Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Community Development or a related field or a
  • Diploma holder with 3 years’ experience
  • At least 2-3 years of work experience in project support in the field of OVC, HIV/AIDS and other health-related projects in Kenya and for an NGO.
  • In-depth understanding of program results, outcomes, impact, and reporting.
  • Experience in participatory action planning and engagement of stakeholders at various levels.
  • Experience monitoring projects and collecting relevant data preferred.
  • Excellent understating of GOK and PEPFAR OVC guidelines and standards.
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

    Personal Skills

  • Observation, active listening and analysis skills with ability to make sound judgment
  • Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with GOK, non-GOK partners and community members and beneficiaries with minimal supervision
  • Attention to details, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities
  • Proactive, results-oriented and service-oriented
  • Ability to ride motorcycle
  • Ability to work under deadlines and meet strict donor deadlines

    Required Language

  • Able to clearly communicate in written and spoken English
  • Ability to converse in Luo is an added advantage

    Method of Application

    Please send your application indicating current/last salary and expected salary to jobs@hovic.org.Ensure you only quote the job title on the email subject. All applications must be received on or before 6th December 2019. Only applicants meeting the criteria outlined above will be shortlisted.

    Disclaimer:

    This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

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