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3 Mar 2017

Social Worker Job in Kenya

Since its foundation in 1968, GRT (Group for Transcultural Relations) has been working with socially marginalized groups and individuals by setting up protection mechanisms in order to promote social inclusion.

GRT is active in Kenya and Somalia since 1996, where the main fields of intervention are:
Community Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS), Protection (GBV and Street Children) and (forced) Migrations, being expression of GRT’s core areas of expertise.

Within the framework of GRT Protection component, the organization seeks to fill the position of Counsellor/Social worker (PSS).

Responsibilities

  • To design of psychosocial rehabilitation plans for targeted beneficiaries
  • To ensure proper case placement and management, including regular follow up
  • To provide emotional and psychosocial support
  • Person-centred approach and BID is ensured
  • Outreach activities in the streets with the children
  • Family tracing, visits and follow up
  • Organisation and implementation (together with other relevant GRT staff) of workshops and trainings with the local community
  • Coordinate with other staff/stakeholders to timely and comprehensively respond to individual’ needs (i.e. case referral, specialised counselling, etc.)
  • Filling a database to keep track of the counselling provided to the beneficiaries of the project;
  • Timely provision of reports to GRT supervisors as directed during implementation

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor/Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Counselling or Social Work
  • Professional trainings in psychosocial support and/or counselling
  • Minimum 3-year experience in working in protection programmes
  • Experience in street outreach programmes and work with the local communities
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Able to write accurate reports and minutes
  • Good understanding of humanitarian practices and emergency activities
  • Honesty and truthfulness
  • Capable of working pro-actively and independently, while being an excellent team worker
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building and training
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Experience in working with local stakeholders such as health clinics and NGOs

How to Apply
Please send motivation letter (max ½ pages) and CV with at least 3 references to the following email addresses: recruitment@grtitalia.org Cc operation.nairobi@grtitalia.org

The email subject line should be marked as: “Boresha Maisha – Counsellor”

Application Deadline is 3rd March 2017, 5pm

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Successful candidate will be expected to comply with GRT Code of Conduct and GRT Child Protection Policy.

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