Infectious Disease Institute Regional Referral Social Worker Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Disease Institute Regional Referral Social Worker Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary:

  • The position holder will support interventions for mobilization of vulnerable persons and communities for social protection, HIV prevention, and care services.

  • S/he will ensure that targeted numbers of vulnerable groups per urban council are achieved

  • He/she will work with the District HIV Prevention & KP Officer to generate plans that will lead to reaching and bringing the targeted groups for HIV prevention and care services.

  • He / She will be responsible for setting up, coordinating and overseeing the linkages of clients served.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning and budgeting for vulnerable groups programs in the urban council.

  • Organizing local communities to effectively participate in vulnerable groups care initiatives.

  • Sensitizing communities and NGOs/CBOs on the rights of vulnerable populations on their care and protection issues targeting access and utilization of HIV AIDS Services.

  • Building capacity of CBOs, OVC protection committees and other related community structures.

  • Providing psychological support, and counselling to families.

  • Monitoring child related interventions under the project.

  • Generating quality and timely monthly reports and data

    Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social
    work and social administration or a medical related field
    with medical training

  • Post graduate training in HIV/AIDS and experience in HIV/AIDS programming

  • Previous work experience with PEPFAR funded projects.

  • Post graduate diploma in project planning and management will be added advantage

    Required Experience and Skills

  • At least 2-years in service post internship in a busy HIV/AIDS clinical setting.

  • Relevant experience working with CBO’s/CSO’s

  • Training and experience in Differentiated Service Delivery models

  • Technical Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and ART management

  • Good communication (both oral and written) and Team work skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Infectious Disease Institute Regional Referral Social Worker Jobs in Uganda

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