Field Work & research

Social Worker

Full Time

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

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