25 Social Workers – ACORD Uganda Jobs

September 5, 2023

Job title: 25 Social Workers

Organization: Agency for Co-operation Research and Development (ACORD-U)

Location: Luwero, Kakumiro, Gomba, Kyenjonjo, Mityana, Fort portal, Kabarole,
Bunyangabo, Mubende, Kassanda, Kiboga, Nakaseke and Kyegegwa.


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Conduct household enrolment targeting HIV infected and affected beneficiaries and ensure confidentiality of the information provided.
  • Conduct home visits and monitor progress of interventions offered to beneficiary
    households by the community structures
  • Ensure that referrals are initiated and follow up done to facilitate access to services
  • Provide Home based Intensive Adherence Counseling to Non-Suppressing C/ALHIV
  • In liaison with the Linkage officer conduct beneficiary index testing, outreaches and home-based testing to identify new CLHIV and ensure that they are linked to care.
  • Maintain a functional network of community structures by holding monthly/quarterly planning, review and feedback meetings
  • Timely response to emergency cases including malnourished children, sexually abused critically ill, neglected, abandoned among others
  • Track service layering and quality services delivered to OVC and their families
  • Ensure all planned activities are implemented according to the work plan
  • Train, mentor and coach community structures in OVC service delivery to ensure that beneficiaries receive comprehensive and quality services.
  • Support community structures through field monitoring visits, monthly and quarterly meetings to review progress of planned activities
  • Support Parasocial workers to conduct targeted home visit and provide OVC services to enable household graduation
  • Orient and support community structures to use project tools and ensure that all
    findings are well documented.
  • Collaborate with CBSD and police to identify and respond to cases of abuse.
  • Supporting mobilization for curricula-based interventions aimed at empowering
  • Building systems to ensure effective referral and linkages for OVCs to community
    support structures at both district and subcounty levels.
  • Under the guidance of the Cluster Coordinator conduct sub county quarterly review meetings and case conferences


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Community Development, Community health, Development Studies or related courses
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in community Practice, Case Management, HIV/TB, Nutrition related work with government institution or NGOs involved in
  • Additional Qualification in Child Protection is an added advantage
  • Strong Reporting and documentation skills.
  • Experience in implementing OVC USAID funded projects.
  • The ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid riding permit is an added advantage.


How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit their  Application Letters, CVs and copies of Academic Documents all in one PDF file by e-mail to hr@acorduganda.org

Deadline: 15th September, 2023, 5:00pm


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