In this role, you will be reporting to the Center Coordinator and your responsibilities are :
As the Social Worker , you will support the center coordinator to ensure that the goals for which the center was established are reached.
You are also expected to assess, counsel and offer advice to clients (children and their families).
To arrange appropriate care, resources or benefits for clients.
You will liaise with relatives, colleagues and other professionals to find appropriate interventions for clients.
You will work with various stakeholders within and outside of the communities to bring appropriate intervention to clients.
Required Skills or Experience
In order to thrive in this role, you should bring :
Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Integrated Development Studies
Minimum of 3 years working experience in a social organization
Proficient knowledge of general IT systems and applications including MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Good organizational skills, friendly and approachable manner
High accuracy and quality focused mind-set
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
The ability to engage and liaise effectively with a range of stakeholders to build trusted relationships
Ability to prioritize a demanding workload, multi-tasking and to work autonomously
Curiosity and willingness to learn and develop
Deep knowledge of the phenomenon of street children
Cultural sensitivity skills : The ability to work alongside people with different cultural attitudes and behaviours
Ability to manage diversity in a socio-cultural context
Ability to reflect
Good at building relationship and bonding with children and family
Ability to establish and maintain relationships with other agencies and organizations in the communities to meet the needs of client(children and their families).
And, a passion for our Mission
Ability to speak any of these Northern languages Dagbani, Builsa, Gonja and Frafra, will be an advantage.