Position title
Social Worker- DREAMS
Responsibilities

Program implementation and training.

  • Roll out and implement Evidence Based Interventions targeting Adolescent girls and young women.
  • Lead the identification of AGYW eligible for DREAMS from health facilities, child and community welfare settings.
  • Responsible for overall management of the DREAMS program and adolescent safe spaces at the ward level.
  • Lead the 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.
  • 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.
  • Facilitate male sexual partners mapping and outreach services to reduce risk of male sexual partners of AGYW.
  • Facilitate mentorship session for AGYW and high achiever mentors.
  • Support in the identification of mentors.
  • 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.
  • Producing Monthly Ward Narrative and Data Reports
  • Facilitating monthly review meeting with Mentors and facilitators
  • Assist in office administrative issues, including records keeping, payments, and other key issues.

Communication

  • 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.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor from time to time
Qualifications
  • A minimum of Diploma in Social Sciences, Community Development, or related field. Bachelor’s Degree is added advantage.
  • 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

 

Contacts

All applicants should urgently email a letter of application, CV, certificates and relevant testimonials to jobs@amurtafrica.org by 30th August  2021. indicating current and expected Salary. Candidates should clearly indicate the position applied for and its Reference number SW/DREAMS /O8/2021 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.

Job Location
Date posted
August 17, 2021
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