7 Job Positions at Gicumbi District : Social Worker A2 (MULTIPLE/UNDER CONTRACT) (Deadline: 30 November 2018)

7 Job Positions at Gicumbi District :  Social Worker A2 (MULTIPLE/UNDER CONTRACT) (Deadline: 30 November 2018)

7 Job Positions at Gicumbi District : Social Worker A2 (MULTIPLE/UNDER CONTRACT) (Deadline: 30 November 2018)

Job Description

To receive and orient patients in the hospital;
2. To identify psychosocial cases and work with them to find adequate solutions for their problems;
3. To fill forms those are a source of information on the psychosocial 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 judgment.
– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an advantage




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