Social Workers (14 positions)

Social Workers (14 positions)

Reports to: District OVC Project

Job Summary: The Social Worker will lead the day-to-day direct implementation of field program/OVC activities in liaison with the district OVC project officer. S/he will ensure mobilization of vulnerable persons and communities for social protection, HIV prevention, and care services in line with MGLSD and PEPFAR guidelines within hi/her catchment area.

Department: Masaka Diocesan Medical Services Ltd
Project Location(s): Uganda, Masaka

Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Work with Para-Social Workers to conduct household beneficiary assessment to identify specific OVC needs for program support using approved OVC tools
  • Working with clinical partners to identify leading capacity building initiatives among OVC service providers at various
  • Supporting roll out curricula-based initiatives aimed at empowering OVC with  life skills and knowledge to prevent HIV and attain decent
  • Building systems to ensure effective referral and linkages  for  OVCs  to  community  support
  • Delivering economic    strengthening    initiatives     to    the    critically     vulnerable     OVC
  • Collection and monitoring of Viral load result from the health facilities
  • Work with District OVC project officer to conduct quarterly review meetings
  • Provide weekly, monthly and quarterly reports to the district project officers on the progress of project activities
  • Ensuring high     quality     reporting      of     OVC     activities      through     set     national information management systems and funder
  • Promoting access    and    utilization    of    child    protection    services    among    vulnerable children, youths and their household
  • Strengthening provision of high quality health care packages for OVCs  and  their households to avert the effects of HIV and
  • Supporting OVC household to come up with case plan goal and how to achieve
  • Document and    report     family     and    child     success     stories     based    on     program
  • Strengthening referral network at the sub-county level
  • Carrying out  monthly  data  collection,  analysis  and  reporting  on  OVC   activities  in   the supported

Job requirements:

  • At least Diploma in Social work and Social Development, Development Studies, Community development, social sciences or any other related field
  • At least 1 years in OVC programming
  • Experience in implementing projects supported by PEPFAR is an added

Submission of application:

Hand deliver your application letter together with relevant academic documents, photocopy of national ID, an updated CV indicating 3 recognized referees, their addresses and functioning telephone contacts. The deadline for the submission of the application is 6th November 2021

The Applications should be addressed to:

The Diocesan Health Coordinator Masaka Diocese

P.O. Box 14 Masaka-Uganda

Tel: +256 786 814912



Our Vision

“A Diocese with health institutions that meets all health needs of the population without any discrimination.”

Our Mission

“Toprovide sustainable quality health servicesin continuation of Christ’s healing Ministry through strategic partnerships”

Core Values
  1. God first
  2. High respect for human life
  3. Non-discrimination
  4. Client centered
  5. Transparency and Accountability
  6. Mutual respect and Team work
  7. Compliance to quality standards

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