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SOcial Worker

The Social Worker will work with rescued survivors of sexual exploitation to facilitate their educational process as well to build their mental development, self-esteem, and dignity. She will have to coordinate with the Superintendents for direction regarding her duties as a Social Worker. At times, she may also need to coordinate with other staff for various activities. 


 
Responsibilities
  • Based on stated objectives, help develop and implement aftercare rehabilitation strategies and tactics in a small group aftercare home.

  • Train and encourage housemothers to provide therapeutic daily interaction with trafficking survivors.

  • Consistent focus on case work/counselling with thorough documentation of all activities and information.

  • Accompany the residents on outings/trips/markets/hospitals/bank/shopping and college when needed

  • Ensure that concise but thorough written reports are provided in a timely manner

  • Ensure continual communication with supervisor regarding the status of aftercare residential team efforts and challenges faced.

  • Examine and facilitate the beneficiaries with their respected admission procedures for the various courses and career pursuits.

  • Maintain the financial accounts of the residential aftercare home and report to the supervisor at month end.

  • Report any drastic behavioural changes observed in the residents/any behaviour that gives cause to worry immediately to the supervisor.

  • Take devotions at the Group Homes and provide spiritual support when required

  • Fully understand relevant victim protection policies, custody laws, and relevant procedures 

  • Track resident progress towards goals

  • Ensure that residents receive legally-mandated aftercare protections

  • Develop and continually maintain aftercare best-practices training manual/materials.

  • Coordinate visits the group home daily and occasional visits to child welfare committee, and / or other homes where residents are placed for their follow up and care.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with aftercare team members, relevant government leaders, NGOs, and other relevant organizations; and

  • Host visits by Jeevan Aadhar guests, teams, interns and volunteers.

  • Carry out other additional assignments given by supervisor; and 

  • Maintain confidentiality of privileged and sensitive information.  

Skills and Experience
  • Must hold one of the following graduate degrees (full time course):

    • Bachelor in Social work (BSW)

    • Masters in Social work (MSW)

  • Good computer knowledge including Microsoft Word.

  • Fluency in Hindi and English essential (oral and written).

  • To be able to communicate in any other Indian language would benefit. 

  • Fresher or a minimum of one-year experience as a social worker or counsellor providing treatment of victims of traumatic stress, particularly with victims of sexual abuse.

 
Critical Qualities
  • Mature Christian faith

  • Careful attention to detail

  • Disciplined with priorities 

  • Patient, works well under stress

  • Personable, sustained positive attitude

  • Diplomatic and flexible

  • Professional demeanor and written and oral communication

  • Effective team player and leader

  • Creative, innovative and motivational leader who can engage residents in various activities might require & work beyond office hours.

  • Strong service ethic and a passion for goals.

  • Age Criteria: 25-40 years

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