Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Plan International Tanzania,Social Worker Jobs in Tanzania

Job purpose and summary:
Plan International will implement a new programming in Nduta and Mtendeli camps – Kibondo District – Kigoma Region to provide an improved access to protection services, essential items, life-skills training, income generating activities, sensitizations and recreational activities for Burundi refugee youths in Nduta and Mtendeli camps via the youth centers. The purpose of the job is to coordinate and ensure the effective implementation of t

his component of the projects, The Social worker ensures children’s facing significant personal adversity improves their well-being and social engagement by working closely with youth.
Skills required:
Participatory planning and monitoring, Understanding of emergencies with basic technical knowledge of child protection, WASH and EiE
Proficient in team building and community work
Use a rights-based approach in child protection
Good written and oral communication skills in English and Swahili. Knowledge of French and Kirundi is desirable
Community mobilization, problem solving skills and interpersonal skills
Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment
Proficient in computer skills and ability to work under stress and in stressful environments

Qualifications and experience
Degree in sociology, psychology, social work or related field International Development, Social Science or related field or significant relevant work experience
At least 2 year’s working experience in a similar role with a good awareness of current issues in the field of development, emergencies and familiarity with children’s issues in particular
Experience in facilitating the implementation and monitoring of community managed projects with an NGO environment and computer literate.

Plan International Tanzania is a child centered organization. Protecting the rights of the children is of paramount interest to us. Subsequently, all short listed candidates will undergo a police vetting check for criminal offences particularly relating to any type of child abuse. The successful candidate will be required to sign and adhere to the Plan Tanzania child protection policy.

The above positions carry attractive remuneration as per Plan International Tanzania salary structure and incentive package.

Plan International Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer. Interested and qualified Tanzanians are invited to send their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, certificate copies of relevant education and professional qualifications together with names of three referees, and their contact. Therefore all applications should be sent to recruitment.tanzania@plan-international.orgnot later than 25th May, 2016. Applicants will be shortlisted and contacted as they come in basis.

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