WRAP Social Worker and Child Minder Career kenyas in Kenya July 2013

Women’s Rights Awareness Programme (WRAP), a non – governmental Organization based in Nairobi and whose core objective is to provide shelter for abused Women and Children is seeking to recruit dynamic, self driven and result oriented persons to fill in the following vacant positions;

Social Worker

Responsibilities: include and are not limited to:

  • Carrying out need assessment for WRAP clients i.e. emotional and psychological needs
  • Attending to walk-in clients, accompany clients to hospitals, children’s department, courts, outings etc
  • Conducts follow ups, home visits, resettlement and reintegration for WRAP Clients
  • Advocate for children and sensitize the community on the rights and welfare of the Child
  • Participate in seminars, workshops, conferences on issues related to the rights of children and women
  • Writing monthly reports about the activities carried
Qualifications:

Education:

  • Diploma in Social work or Community Development from a reputable institution.
  • Computer literate especially in Excel, Access and Word.
  • Knowledge in basic counseling an added advantage
Experience:
  • At least 2 years experience in community work
  • Professional experience working with National/International organization/ NGO and experience in child rights and women empowerment.
  • Knowledge in community psychosocial based support.
  • Fluency in Kiswahili and English (written and spoken)
Personal Attributes
  • High level of integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
  • Excellent communication, organization and presentation skills.
  • Able to work in a team with minimal supervision
Note: Salary is Kshs 18,000/00 per month.

Child Minder

Responsibilities:

  • To ensure the security of all children at the shelter
  • Planning and preparing various activities for children during the day based on their stage of development and individual needs & interest
  • Maintain discipline and encourage positive behavior among WRAP children
  • To play with children and keep them busy with activities at the shelter home.
  • To accompany children to the hospital, outings, when called upon to do so.
Qualifications:
  • Must be creative and innovative on children activities.
  • Must have experience in working with children.
  • Must have love and passion for children.
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must be one who is flexible and quick to respond to emergencies
  • Certificate in early Childhood Development is a requirement
  • Basic knowledge in first-aid an added advantage

Note: Salary is Kshs 7,500/00 per month

If you meet these requirements please send your detailed resume indicating the position you are applying for, addressed to

Chairperson
Women’s Rights Awareness Programme (WRAP)
P.O. Box 3006-00200
Nairobi.

Email address: wrapkenya@hotmail.com

Availability: Immediate.

Closing date for applications: 14th Feb 2013




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