About The Role
The Social Worker is responsible for developing, planning, implementing, and evaluating agency programmes and services including casework and counselling, welfare assistance, groupwork and community programmes which contribute towards achieving agency goals and objectives.
Responsibilities - Develop, plan, implement, and evaluate agency events programmes and services. - Conduct intake assessments and casework management. - Assess social assistance applications by conducting interviews, making telephone contacts and home visits. Verify information obtained from clients with relevant agencies. - Provide information and referral services to clients and or volunteers who need assistance. - Network with social and community service agencies to meet the needs of service users. - Conduct needs assessments of service users and the community. - Collate programme and event statistics and writes reports as required by the agency. - Assist in grant or fund applications. - Support fundraising efforts of the agency. - Actively contribute towards staff team, sharing skills, ideas, and resources in working towards achieving agency goals and objectives. Reporting to the Executive Director
Casework management using a family systems framework
Programme planning, implementation and evaluation Ability to engage and work with service users, stakeholders and partners in a community work setting
Degree, post graduate diploma in Social Work or equivalent
Team player Good interpersonal skills
Preferred achievements / characteristics
Organised and able to work independently as well as in a team
Project and people management skills Minimum 2 years of working experience in social work
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.