Social Worker at Jewish Care Tanzania

sanaa WALIPO
Application deadline 2017-08-15
Location
Kinondoni, Bunju Dar Es Salaam
Description

Social Worker Vacancy
Location: Dar es Salaam Reports to: ECD Coordinator
Hours: Mon- Fri, 8:00am to 5:00pm and varied Saturdays
Duties for the ECD Social Worker Job
The Social worker along with key technical staff will be responsible for coordinating caregiver – early child psycho-social program activities. Key responsibilities will include but not limited to:
Conduct regular home visits for the daycare and preschool children using the home visit tools to ensure the care-giving environment is conducive to help children grow into healthy and happy to harness full development potential
Work closely with our psychologist for cases that need counseling
Organize and conduct parent/caregiver support group meetings to discuss essence of early child development issues and mobilize them into group savings and loan activities as economic strengthening at household level
Use a variety of appropriate formal and informal tools and techniques to evaluate the progress and performance of students and families based on child development milestones
Develop long-term and short-term intervention plans consistent with children’s developmental needs to help children attain full development potential
Keep proper records of the children in the daycare and preschool programs including family background, health, social and key interventions and follow-up visits forms
Assist ECD coordinator to carry-out individual child assessment to ensure each child is attaining proper development milestones
Work closely with health, WASH, Education, gender and Economic empowerment programs for referral of children and the caregivers as per their needs
Carry out any other duties as assigned by the supervisor, community programs officer and programs manager
Personal attributes
High level of motivation, organization, honesty, commitment and professional responsibility
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
Accurate and detail oriented
ECD Social Worker Job Requirements
Must have good counseling skills.
Key knowledge on Early Childhood Development
Must have at least 2 years working experience (Past experience working in an informal settlement is desirable)
Willingness to work beyond working hours
Degree in Social Work/ Community Development or any other related field
Certificate/diploma in Early Childhood Development is desirable.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to the HR Manager, jobs@jewish-care.org quoting their current and expected salaries. Applications without this information will not be considered.
DO NOT ATTACH TESTIMONIALS at this point. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications should reach us no later than 15th August 2017

 

How to Apply
Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to the HR Manager, jobs@jewish-care.org quoting their current and expected salaries. Applications without this information will not be considered.
DO NOT ATTACH TESTIMONIALS at this point. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications should reach us no later than 15th August 2017.

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