Social Worker, Residential Services ( Job No : JOB-2022-04243 )

Employer:
BOYS' TOWN
Sector:
  • Children & Youth
About The Role

Purpose
The incumbent will be responsible for the case management of residential boys.

Responsibilities
Carry out admission procedures including handling intake interviews and assessment reports.
Provide counselling services and group work sessions for the residents or with parent groups.
Develop Individual Care Plans for all residents admitted.
Initiate and plan case reviews and ensure that periodic assessments of our residents are made.
Keep proper case records and documentation of residents personal information and reports.
Ensure the licensing audit requirements are met in the case management domain.
Plan and implement career guidance and counselling programmes for the residents.
Liaise with Education Officers and schools to keep them informed of admission, discharge and absence of the residents and with their education care plan
Assist to monitor the progress of the boys, through the sharing of case-related issues and intervention plans.
Liaise with external agencies and represent the residents professionally.
Work in collaboration with the Programmes and Operations department in organizing camps for the residents.
Support and or conduct research when called upon for their respective functions.


Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

Executive functioning skills
Administrative – documentation, filing
Social Work, Counseling skills – assessment and case management
Understanding of children and adolescents needs, and developmental psychology
Mentoring and Coaching Skills

Core Competencies:

Teamwork
Benefactor Focus
Customer Focus
Innovation and Problem Solving
Managing Change
Drive for Social Impact
Developing Self
Developing Others

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

Bachelors or Masters in Social Work or a recognized Social Work qualification
At least 2 years relevant experience in non profit or the social service sector
Experience in working with children and their families
To be flexible in your working hours when required


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Job Post Status
Closed
Job Details
Location:
West
Area of Specialisation:

Children and Young Persons

Employment Type:
Full Time (Contract)
Profession Type:
Social Worker
Min Educational Qualification:
Bachelor Degree
Posting Date:

02 Dec 2022

Closing Date:

03 Jan 2023

Salary Range
Negotiable
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