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Social Worker

Date Posted
1st January 2018
Reference
VAC-27794
Sector
Healthcare & Medical
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Kingston
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

The South East Regional Health Authority invites applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the position of Social Worker.

Job Description

Job Purpose 
It is expected that the consultancy will augment the comprehensive and holistic treatment approach to the Treatment Care and Support of PLHIV by conducting comprehensive social investigations in order to identify the social, emotional and economic factors related to the needs of People Living with HIV/AIDS. Foster the development and strengthening of support groups geared towards PLHIV within the parishes and strengthen the referral network for PLHIV between various institutions within/between the regions, among other things.


Required Qualification & Experience

  • First degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology and three years relevant experience with emphasis on counseling, interacting with community leaders and members, families and individuals in relation to crosscutting issues that affects these persons.

OR 

  • Masters degree in social work (from an accredited university); plus two years working experience in social work and counselling. 
  • Training / experience working with PLHIV would be an asset.


We thank all candidates for responding, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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