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Sunday 27 October 2013

Social Work needed at The Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Job Title: Social Work (Karamoja Sub region)
Organisation: The Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)
Duty Station: Head Office, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About Baylor:
The Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) headquartered at Mulago hospital, is a comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment organization that supports the treatment and care of HIV infected and affected Children and Adults. Baylor – Uganda has four operational areas; HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention services, maternal child health services, Health Professional training and Clinical Research. Baylor-Uganda is in receipt of UNICEF and PEPFAR grant through CDC.

Job Summary: The Social Worker will review and monitor the implementation of guidelines for providing community home based care services for comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in Baylor Uganda supported health facilities and communities in line with the project Objectives of HIV/AIDS.

The job holder should hold a Bachelor’s (honors) degree in Adult & Community education or Social Work and Social Administration or Community Psychology or Developmental Studies

Skills and Experience:
A minimum of three  years’ experience in implementing HIV/ AIDs Home Based Care Programs; with a reputable international NGO, and direct experience with government and donor representatives
Team and communication skills,
Networking and partnership skills.
Be dynamic
Persuasive & convincing, self- motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative. (
Excellent riding skills with Permit Class A and able to speak the language of the respective districts in Karamoja.

To Apply:
All suitable candidates with a desire to work with the Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation should send their applications to: Send a detailed updated CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact. You must have at least a credit 6 in MATH and ENGLISH.

The Human Resource Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda,
Block 5 Mulago Hospital, P.O. Box 72052 clock tower, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256-417-119200/100

Email: applications@baylor-Uganda.org

Deadline: 4th November 2013 by 4PM