Caseworker Job in Nairobi, Kenya 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Caseworker Job in Nairobi, Kenya 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Position: Caseworker – Secondary



Location: Nairobi – Kenya
Our client, a registered Kenyan NGO,
who operates with the shared mission of providing education and support for
impoverished Nairobi children whose families have been affected by HIV/AIDS is
urgently seeking to recruit a Caseworker – Secondary.

Job Purpose: The primary purpose of the role
is to support the Secondary department, ensuring all the secondary age children
are admitted into school, performing at an acceptable level, are


healthy, have a satisfactory home life all jointly contributing to their success
and other matters by performing the following duties;

Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Support in ensuring that all
secondary age children receive an acceptable level of education by admission in
a nominated school
·        
Support in ensuring that all
secondary boarding high schools treat and educate the children in line with
expectations
·        
Support the general health of all
secondary age children, ensuring their participation in school is not affected
by poor health
·        
Support in having oversight over the
living conditions of all secondary age children, highlighting and resolving
situations that are detrimental to the school performance of the children
·        
Support in monitoring all secondary
age children’s participation and performance in school and organization
programs, monitoring progress, identifying and supporting high and low
performers
·        
Support in ensuring that all
secondary age children are committed to building a strong relationship with
their sponsor, meeting the relationship building and communication requirements
expected of all children in the program
·        
Support in building a good
relationship with all the high schools that the secondary age children attend
·        
Support in monitor child performance
versus school performance, ensuring the schools are supporting the improvement
of child performance
·        
Support in implementation of
different training of the children in the department
·        
Support in visiting every secondary
school ensuring the children are well treated and discuss performance level, in
accordance to the pre-determined schedule
·        
Support in ensuring that every
secondary age child has a strong relationship with their sponsor, undertaking
regular and meaningful correspondence
·        
Monitor child home life situation by
regularly visiting homes in accordance to pre-determined schedules
·        
Make assessments of home visits in
accordance to established guidelines
·        
Support in the oversight and
management of programmes offered by the organization, ensuring their value add
is maintained and impact on secondary age children is measured and monitored
·        
Support in ensuring that every
secondary age child participates in all the programs offered by the
organization, including the library, Saturday program, computer lab, camp,
sexual reproductive health and any other relevant programme
·        
Participate in the monthly production
of an accurate and timely secondary department report
·        
Support in identification of high
performing secondary age children, manage their performance effectively,
ensuring they strive to achieve good pass marks in KCSE results
·        
Support in identification of low
performing secondary age children, support them in their education journey in
collaboration with necessary school and teachers
·        
Ensure the updating of Salesforce
after each and every home and school visits
·        
Ensure that all information in the
sales force is up to date- secondary school children records, letters to
sponsors, school marks, children progress and any other information that is
important about the child
Key Competencies & Qualifications
·        
Bachelor’s degree in development or
similar field
·        
Must have at least 3 years work
experience in development, in particular child and social development, two of
which should include team management
·        
Computer literate, with working
knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Docs and Sales force
·        
Valid driving license with experience
·        
Ability to build and maintain
effective relationships, ensuring the relationship is adding value to the
purpose
·        
Able to communicate effectively
verbally and in writing, adjusting communication style dependent upon whom the
communication is with
·        
To be able to demonstrate empathy as
and when required
·        
Ability to problem solve with a
consulting mind-set
·        
Capable of undertaking effective
leadership and team management, able to resolve challenging situations in a
diplomatic and impartial manner
·        
Be a team player offering support and
guidance as and when the need arises, even if it is outside the mandate of the
secondary department
To apply, send your CV and cover
letter only to recruitment@linkarkconsultants.com before close of business 20th
March 2019.

Clearly indicate the position applied
for and expected salary on the subject line.

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