SOCIAL WORKER

SOCIAL WORKER
Deadline for applications: Monday, August 14, 2017
Contract:
Location: Northeast Akkar
Working area: Northeast Akkar
Job Description

Main Purpose

Carry out all social-related activities, in order to ease the patient’s situation, to maximize his/her adherence to treatment and to improve his/her psychosocial condition.

 

Accountabilities

  • Identify social needs of patients through a social assessment. Respond to the patient’s social needs, according to the scope of the project, by giving direct social support (as transport, food, legal advice,…) and/or refer to other social actors, in order to actively contribute to the improvement of their quality of living.
  • Contact patients to follow up the evolution of their condition when needed (home visits, defaulter tracing)
  • Participate in the creation of any material needed for the activities of social workers. Take care of social services facilities, materials and equipments in order to ensure continuity.
  • Mapping and regular update of social partners, local authorities, other NGOs, and governmental social services in order to improve social services scope and responsiveness.
  • Keep records, statistic and files updated, reporting any social activity, in order to prioritize and develop appropriate programs or projects.
Experience required: Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education: Desirable degree in social work.
Languages
Arabic: Fluent English: Good French: Good
Period: 6 months renewable
Salary:
Submission guidelines: Please send your CV to : msfocb-akkar-adminassist@brussels.msf.org. write in the subject line the Title of the position your are applying for : "Social Worker". Other wise your application will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Cover letter required? Yes
Contact information
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