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Social Worker Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Social Worker 
Location: Mathare
Reports to: Headmistress
Hours: Mon- Fri, 7:30am to 4:30pm 
Key Responsibilities and Duties
The Social worker along with key technical staff will be responsible for coordinating caregiver – early child psycho-social program activities. 

Key responsibilities will include but not limited to:
  • Conduct regular home visits for the daycare and preschool children using the home visit tools to ensure the care-giving environment is conducive to help children grow into healthy and happy to harness full development potential
  • Organize and  conduct parent/caregiver support group meetings to discuss essence of early child development issues and mobilize them into group savings and loan activities as economic strengthening at household level
  • Use a variety of appropriate formal and informal tools and techniques to evaluate the progress and performance of students and families based on child development milestones
  • Develop long-term and short-term intervention plans consistent with children’s developmental needs to help children attain full development potential
  • Keep proper records of the children in the daycare and preschool programs including family background, health, social and key interventions and follow-up visits forms
  • Assist ECD coordinator to carry-out individual child assessment to ensure each child is attaining proper development milestones
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned by the supervisor, community programs officer and programs manager
  • Performing other related duties as may be assigned
Personal attributes
  • High level of motivation, organization, honesty, commitment and professional responsibility
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Accurate and detail oriented
  • Must have good counseling skills.
  • Key knowledge on Early Childhood Development
  • Must have at least 2 years working experience
Academic Qualifications
  • Degree/Diploma in Community Development
  • Certificate/diploma in Early Childhood Development is desirable
Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to the HR Officer at  quoting their current and expected salaries. 

Hard Copies application can be dropped at our Mathare Office any day from 8:00am-5:00pm 

Applications should reach us no later than 28th March 2016. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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