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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

3 OVC Social Workers Job at Rakai health Sciences Program - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
3 OVC Social Workers

Jobs at:
Rakai health Sciences Program

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 12th May, 2017, 5:00pm

Duty Station:

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Job details:
Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the district of Rakai, South Western Uganda. it is based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute - Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.
The Program is seeking to strengthen its staffing position in order to efficiently execute its research and service activities at a Regional Level. Applications are therefore invited from qualified and competent Ugandans to fill vacant positions based at RAKAI HEALTH SCIENCES PROGRAM
- Kalisizo, Rakai district as indicated below:
OVC Social Workers (3 Positions – One Year Contract) Renewable
Reporting to: District OVC Coordinator
Duty station: Kalisizo - Rakai
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Oversee screening and enrolment of vulnerable children into the OVC program based on the vulnerability index
  • Focused on achieving thematic area targets
  • Ensure implementation of activities in alignment with work-plans
  • Coordinate with community structures to support the OVCs in the different thematic area activities.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Diploma in Humanities of Medical related field
  • At least 1 years’ experience implementing OVC programs
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to ride is an added advantage
  • Must be willing to work in rural settings
  • Team building skills
  • Experience working with district structures.
Job application procedure
Only qualified applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees not later than 12th May, 2017, 5:00pm to:
The Human Resource Manager
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, KALISIZO Or
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