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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Head of Outreach, Partnerships and Advocacy Job at Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for People with Disability in Uganda (CoRSU) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Head of Outreach, Partnerships and Advocacy

Jobs at:
Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for People with Disability in Uganda (CoRSU)

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday 14 August, 2018 at 5:00pm

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Summary
Date Posted: 6th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time



JOB DETAILS:

Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for People with Disability in Uganda (CoRSU) was established in 2006 as a private non-profit. non-governmental organization and is supported hy CBM (Christian Blind Mission)

CoRSU provides Orthopedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Rehabilitation‘ mainly for children with disability CoRSU Hospital is urgently looking for capable and dynamic potential professionals m the field project planning and management to fill the position of:

CoRSU Hospital is urgently looking for young and dynamo potential professionals in the following field:

Head of Outreach, Partnerships and Advocacy [OPA)
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Supervises: Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) Social Workers and Child Safe guarding Focal Person (CSFP)

Objective of the position:
To promote delivery of efficient communality based rehabilitation/social work services that enhance Quality of life for children with disabilities through rehabilitation, Community awareness and inclusion. The position holder ensures that Social Workers and CSFP support patients to meet their un-met needs through application of their problem solving skills.

He/she oversees the promotion of a positive social change and problem solving through the CBR, Social Work and child safeguarding. He/ she ensures that the team provides CQRSU patients, attendants and or caregivers with relevant information on the prevention of disability to promote a better quality of life and social inclusion of people with disability in their communities.

Qualification, skills & Experience

Essential

  • University Degree in Disability Studies, Community Based Rehabilitation, Work and Social Administration, ; and Community g Development Studies
  • Good computer skills (MS Word, Excel and Power point) ;
  • Five (5) years’ experience in Disability and CBR, g CS and community development work at and a senior management g level
  • Excellent Communication, Report Writing Presentation and Training skills
  • Counseling, Coaching and Mentoring skills , Must be flexible and culturally sensitive
  • Team building and Networking skills
Desirable
  • Masters or Post ;graduate training in management Social and leadership of Social Rehabilitation, Advocacy, Disability and Community Development programmes
  • Community volunteering skills
  • Knowledge of Disability and inclusion trends in Uganda, Community structures systems dynamics, cultures and practices
  • Knowledge of English. Luganda and other local languages
  • High ethical and moral standards
  • Knowledge of NGO systems and operations in Uganda
Job application procedure
Capable People with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply. NB: Qualified Persons should submit their applications (detailed CV with cover letter plus copies of Academic Qualifications) to The Head of Human Resources and Organizational Development, P.O. 45 Kisubi or email to recruitment@corsuhospital.org . Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews. The closing date for receiving applications is Tuesday 14 August, 2018 at 5:00pm