Job Vacancy For Social Worker

SOS Children's Villages Ghana is a child welfare organisation that provides a stable Family-Like Care (FLC) for children in need. We also provide social services for families at risk through our Family Strengthening Projects. Currently, we operate in four locations; Tema, Asiakwa, Kumasi, Tamale with the National Office in Accra. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and dynamic persons for appointment as: Social Worker

Job Summary

• Under the leadership of the Project Coordinator, the social worker will support project development in the field of family strengthening in line with the approved concept note, logframe and budget.
• He/she will be responsible to support children who were trafficked being reintergrated into their families and those at risk of being trafficked and will lose the care of their biological family
• This includes direct work with the children, caregivers and communities, based on the professional social work practice, ethic, values to achieve the sustainable development of the families and integration in the community
• He/she is also responsible to ensure the timely completion of the family development plans with the active participation of children and caregivers

Qualification Required & Experience

• Hold a first Degree in social worker, sociology, economics or community development
• Have a minimum of a 2 years experience in child development and project management
• Possess positive and professional approach, highly organised, able to work independently, use initiative and keep commitments
• Be a motivated self-starter with initiative, flexibility and enthusiasm
• Strategic thinker combined with practical "can do" attitude
• Possess strong supervisory, organisational and time management skills with precision to meet deadlines
• Must be knowledgeable in Child Rights and Child Safe Guarding practices
• Team player & ability to cooperate with Heads of departments and projects

Location: Awutu-Senya & Ada

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should send their applications, (indicating their reliable phone numbers), Curriculum vitae with photocopies of certificates addressed to:

The HR/Admin Manager
P. O. Box AN 16657
Accra North

Or email to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 25 February, 2022