Case Worker Community Based Protection

Job Ref No CWCBP/05/2022 | Published on May 03, 2022 10:30 PM

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Job Category:

 Program

Duty Station:

 Kyangwali, Kyaka II, Nakivale, Oruchinga and Rwamw, UG

Employment Type:

 Contract

Salary Scale:

 UGX 800,000 - 900,000 (Gross P/Month)

Deadline:

 May 11, 2022 05:00 PM

Number of Positions:

 49

Age Limit:

 Not Specified

Description

Hello Hello!  Alight is recruiting Case Worker Community Based Protection for our programs in Uganda to be based at Kyangwali (12 positions), Kyaka II (12 positions), Nakivale (12 positions), Oruchinga Office (4 Positions) and Rwamwanja (9 positions). You’re interested in joining us? Welcome, we’re happy you’re here! 

If you join us, you will find…

A team with deep experience in co-designing solutions that create new value around the world. We know we need to always be better, and we believe in the power and abundance of everyday people, everywhere, to change the world with us.

A culture of radical accountability to our customers –as we help build a meaningful life for and with the displaced, we ask them what they want and then deliver on it. 

Reporting to the Community Based Protection Assistant, the Community Based Protection Case Worker will be responsible for providing support in all Community Based Protection activities in the field as guided by the community services team.  

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead all community participation activities including road repairs, Persons with specific needs (PSNs)/ Extremely Vulnerable Individuals (EVIs) house construction, monitor PSN usage, clearing and cleaning water sources, renovation and clearing of community shades.
  • Report all community activities conducted in villages and have attendance list of community participation.
  • Support in community mobilization activities of all forms for all the sector.
  • Support in all major translations and facilitation of different activities as and when called upon.
  • Conduct follow up field/ home visits to all PSNs and EVIs, reporting regularly their living and health conditions.
  • Keep updated information on all PSNs/EVIs in your zone
  • Assess and report all relevant and emergency incidents as and when they occur in Community
  • Support in all distributions of Food and non-food items to different categories of individual including specific support to PSNs/ EVIs.
  • Attend weekly/ monthly community worker meetings and ensure compliance to the agreed standards.
  • With guidance and instructions from the Alight protection staff, follow up on all protection related issues.

Requirements

  • A minimum of a Diploma in Social Work, Community Psychology, Education, Development studies or in any relevant field.
  • Basic knowledge of community services is desirable
  • At least 1-year experience in supporting community work. 
  • In addition to written and spoken English, must be fluent in Local Languages
  • Strong knowledge of the local population and language is A MUST.
  • Ability to ride a motorcyle with a valid riding licence. 

Others/Extra Details

Alight is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  Alight complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. Any form of canvassing in the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.

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