2 Job positions at MUSANZE DISTRICT : Social Worker (Multiple) HEALTH CENTER

2 Job positions at MUSANZE DISTRICT : Social Worker (Multiple) HEALTH CENTER

2 Job positions at MUSANZE DISTRICT : Social Worker (Multiple) HEALTH CENTER

Job Description

1. To receive and orient patients in the hospital;
2. To identify psycho social cases and work with them to find adequate solutions for their problems;
3. To fill forms those are a source of information on the psycho social progress of the patient;
4. To serve as liaison between patients, healthcare providers and sponsors;
5. To organize and manage packages of support to enable patients to lead the fullest lives possible;
6. To educate patients and their close relatives on the management of the patients’ condition and its consequences;
7. To educate patients (individually or in groups) for behavior change;
8. To organize the social reintegration of abandoned and invalid patients;
9. To search for families, orphanages, foster homes for abandoned children and invalid patients;
10. To organize and coordinate the International Patients’ Day;
11. To organize recreational and practical activities for patients such as drawing, reading, knitting, etc;
12. To coordinate the activities of sponsors in wards;
13. To distribute identifying cards to people who are with patients “garde
– malade” to maintain their security and that of their belongings;
14. To mobilize funds for financially deprived patients;
15. To compose and pay for announcements for abandoned patients and bodies;
16. To bury abandoned bodies;
17. Submit monthly, quarterly and annually report to the supervisor
18. Perform other related duties as required

Job Profile

“A2 in Arts and Humanities


Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:


– Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and
weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to
problems related to patients;

– Judgment and Decision Making skills
– Considering the relative costs
and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
for the patient;

– Negotiation skills;

– Analytical and problem solving skills;

– Attention to detail and high level of accuracy;

– Very effective organizational skills;

– Ability to demonstrate confident and offer pragmatic and logical

– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an





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