Position: Community-Based Social Worker (1) – NUCP FEET project)

Department: NUCP FEET Project

Reports to: NUCP FEET Country coordinator

Overall Job Purpose:

The National Clubfoot Program of Uganda (NCPU) is a partnership between the Ministry of Health, Mulago Hospital, CoRSU and Miraclefeet. The mission of the NCPU is: To make
sure that every child born with clubfeet has access to quality clubfoot care in Uganda and that clubfoot treatment is integrated in the general health system by 2030.

The NCPU team is now looking for a professional who will focus on providing and organizing EDR workshops, creating community awareness, advocate with stakeholders, develop PR and introduce social media. This person will work under the supervision and is
responsible to the Country Coordinator.

Detailed Roles and responsibilities (refer to the JD on CoRSU website)

Academic/Professional qualifications, work experience, knowledge & skills

 University Degree in Disability studies, Community Based Rehabilitation, Social work/Social Science, and Community Development Studies or its equivalent.

 Recognised training in Community Rehabilitation, Advocacy, leadership and mobilization skills is added advantage.

 Good computer skills (MS Word, Excel and Power point)

 5 years of professional experience with interest in healthcare and education

 Proven experience in building and managing effective partnerships.

 Excellent people management skills

 Experience in Community Based Rehabilitation and Community development work.

 Experience in Disability management and Advocacy work.

 Passionate about NCPU’s mission.

 Creative in finding ways to get messages across

 Willing to travel upcountry up to 30% of the time

 Excellent communication, presentation social, reporting and Training Skills.

 Fluent in English and with knowledge of Luganda among other languages from the central region

How to apply

Qualified persons should submit their applications (detailed CV with covering letter specifying the project or program of interest) and copies of academic qualifications to The Head of Human Resources, CoRSU Hospital
P. O. 46 Kisubi

or email to recruitment@corsuhospital.org;

 Clearly indicate the position you are applying for in the email/application subject and all attachments should be in one pdf file.

 Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews.

 The closing date for receiving applications is Monday 22nd Feb,2021.

 Qualified persons with Disabilities (PWDs) and CoRSU employees that would like to take up any of these positions and that meet the job specifications are encouraged to apply.