Social Worker

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Background
LRCS is currently engaged in the Covid 19 pandemic as a result the suitable candidates are urged to apply for temporary engagement for the below positions:

1. Social Worker x 1
Expected duration of Assignment: 4 months

Main summary:
To help serve the communities that LRCS have a presence in by assisting communities that are affected by covid 19 applying the model of Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) in the areas such as negligence, child abuse, domestic violence, mental health and parental substance abuse. Cases will be handled by phone or in person. The candidates will be in charge of assessing clients and gathering relevant information about their cases, providing crisis intervention, and contacting and making referrals to other agencies and services.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in social work or psychology, or related field and relevant experience in the same career

Competencies:
• Good report writing skills for donor funded projects.
• Comfortable using a computer for various tasks.
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality and work in a professional manner.
• Must be able to maintain appropriate client boundaries.
• Must have experience working with MS office suite and hold strong organizational skills.
• Must be comfortable working with diverse clients and children.
• A good team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Closing Date for all applications is Friday July 24th, 2020, 12h00. Interested candidates should NOT hand deliver but send their applications in an attachment format to [email protected] or [email protected] , covering letter and curriculum vitae written in size 12 fond and not more than 4 pages long, and no copy of certificates for now addressed to the Human Resources and Admin Manager, Lesotho Red Cross Society, Red Cross House, Private Bag A 205, Maseru 100.

TAKE NOTE THAT THIS IS FOR INTERNAL AND LRCS VOLUNTEERS ARE EXPECTED TO PROVIDE PROOF OF THEIR MEMBERSHIP FOR AT LEAST ONE YEAR.

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