Social Work Assistant Jobs in Nigeria

Social Work Assistant Jobs in Nigeria

Role Purpose
  • As a member of the STEER Team, The Social Work Assistant will be responsible for working closely with the STEER technical team to achieve the strategic objectives of the project - focusing primarily on Social Work, Care & Support but also supporting cross-cutting themes and integration efforts across the project with other areas of OVC programming including Household Economic Strengthening and Nutrition.

    Key Areas of Accountability
  • Assist in day-to-day implementation of the work plan activities in the work plan and provide input into the development, on-going management and maintenance of the work plan.
  • Assist STEER partners and Government counterparts to implement Social work activities and to ensure that agreed targets are met.
  • Assist Partners to coordinate activities of Community Case Management Workers (CCMW) these includes; Routine Home visits, Case management,
  • Referrals, Linkages and Collaboration with other Service providers.
  • Support partners to form and coordinate activities of Child Protection Committees (CPC), Kids and Youth clubs, caregivers forum across Project communities
  • Support Partner CSOs to develop and implement case plans including reviews and evaluations.
  • Under the Supervision of Social Work Coordinator, manage the preparation, coordination, and execution of special technical events, such as trainings.
  • Schedule, coordinate, and participate in program trainings and meetings as required.
  • Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s child protection policies; security procedures and other staff policies.
  • Assist partners to improve quality of ability to monitor protection needs, gaps and interventions in and around child protection issues.
  • Assist in compiling concise quantitative and qualitative reports, case studies, Success stories etc. on a monthly, and quarterly basis and submit to Social Work coordinator for documentation
  • Represent STEER in States level meetings.
    Perform other duties and tasks as assigned

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Minimum of a years’ experience in Social Work interventions
  • Experience working with an international NGO a plus
  • Interest in development issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully in team environment
  • Experience working across multiple sub agreements and partners; ability to work well with people at all levels.
  • Strong initiative and self-motivation required, with a commitment to teamwork and effectiveness within a dynamic multi-disciplinary project.
  • A degree or equivalent work experience in the field of Social Work, Education
    or Development.
  • Strong computer skills required, especially the ability to work comfortably in the MS office package
  • Ability to work independently and manage various projects in a team setting with limited supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to assess priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Good knowledge of Government of Nigeria Social Work Practices.
  • Familiarity with OVC programming and principles.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills required, and working knowledge of Hausa language.
  • Excellent analytic, organizational and computer skills; skilled in MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

    Skills and Behaviours
  • Accuracy and timeliness in all areas of responsibility
  • High level of accuracy in work, and ability to analyse complex sets of relationships and situations
  • Holds self and others accountable
  • Provides best-in-class TA in area of work
    Future-orientated, thinks pro-actively
  • Working effectively with stakeholders to achieve common goals
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
  • Designs effective project implementation methods
  • Willing to take disciplined risks
  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, demonstrates highest levels of integrity.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 21st June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Social Work Assistant Jobs in Nigeria

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