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Assistant Social Worker

AMURT seeks to recruit an Assistant Social Worker for USAID Tujitegemee program which is a five-year program (currently in year 4) under Kenya Health Partnerships for Quality Services (KHPQS) funded by USAID PEPFAR to implement DREAMS Program in Mombasa County.


Program implementation and training.

  • Assist the social worker in rolling out and implementing Evidence Based Interventions targeting Adolescent girls and young women.
  • Assist in identification of AGYW eligible for DREAMS from health facilities, child and community welfare settings.
  • Assist the social worker in overall management of the DREAMS program and adolescent safe spaces at the ward level.
  • Assist in identification of safe spaces in collaboration with AGYW and other stakeholders and ensure that the safe spaces are equipped and stocked with commodities, safe and well branded.
  • Work with service providers to ensure that AGYW receive age-appropriate service layering.
  • Support the social worker in ensuring that the EBIs of Healthy Choices for a Better Future, My Health My Choice, SHUGA, SASA, FMP, Sinovuyo are implemented to reach the targeted AGYW.
  • Liaise with link health facilities to facilitate referrals and outreaches for biomedical services and commodities availability and that AGYW are receiving youth friendly adolescent services.
  • Assist in facilitating male sexual partners mapping and outreach services to reduce risk of male sexual partners of AGYW.
  • Assist in Facilitating mentorship session for AGYW and high achiever mentors.
  • Assist in identification of mentors.
  • Assist social worker in Coordinating the work of mentors and facilitators in the ward, keeping records of their activities and work plans.
  • Represent the program in meetings at the ward or sub county level as interested by the social worker
  • Assist social worker in Producing Monthly Ward Narrative and Data Reports
  • Asssits the social worker in facilitating monthly review meeting with Mentors and facilitators
  • Assist in office administrative issues, including records keeping, payments, and other key issues.


  • Identify and develop Program human success stories to share on the organization’s social media platform and with partners.
  • Work with the program’s communication officer to develop program communication materials and organization’s brand enhancement

Program Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Ensure that all activities are reported as per the M&E SOP.
  • Orient mentors and facilitators on enrolment and service uptake documentation on ODK.
  • Ensure that the activity registers and AGYW files are well documented and secured at the safe space.
  • Work with the program M&E to track the layering of services.
  • Track and implement graduation readiness for AGYW in the program.
  • Assisting in data keying in, preparing activity reports and monthly reports in time for team reflection.
  • Assist social worker with safeguarding issues in the safe spaces
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor from time to time


  • A minimum of Diploma in Social Sciences, Community Development, or related field.
  • Must be Trained Facilitator or Trainer of Trainers in an EBI.
  • A minimum of one-year experience implementing adolescent focused programs is required.
  • Should be Computer Literate, work well with MS Word and MS Excel and Internet research methods.
  • Highly motivated to learn and work in a high-performance environment.
  • Willingness to learn, tackle challenges and seek creative solutions in everyday assignments.
  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both Verbal and written.
  • Must be able to meet urgent and last-minute deadlines, work with grace under pressure, and function well in a high-performance team.

Proficiency level
Able to clearly communicate in written and spoken English and Kiswahili

Travel Required
Up to 80% of travel time to Tujitegemee program sites

Key Working Relationships:

Supervisory: Mentors/CHVs
External: Representatives of the GOK, LIPs, other stakeholders, and the community

“AMURT is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to child safe guarding.”

All applicants should urgently email a letter of application, CV, certificates and relevant testimonials to by 16th October 2023. indicating current and expected Salary. Candidates should clearly indicate the position applied for and its Reference number ASST.SW/DREAMS /10/2023 as the email subject. Interview will be done on a rolling basis and only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification. Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

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