Social Worker

Overall Purpose/Broad Function

Reporting to the Reception Assistant, Reception Centre Social Worker functions shall be responsible for conducting and overseeing vulnerability assessment, Psychosocial support, documentation, data collection, identification and referrals of vulnerable identified cases.


Key Duties And Responsibilities

Receiving and facilitating of psychosocial assessment of the new arrivals at the Reception Center.
Referral of identified vulnerable new arrivals to other partners/agencies for specialized support.
Oversee distribution of non-food items and food to received new arrivals.
Ensure proper utilization of resources at the reception centre.
Carry out Focus group discussions and information sharing with new arrivals on services available in the camp.
Enhance and promote coordination and cooperation with other partners in offering services to new arrivals.
Compile and forward reports for the reception Centre to the supervisor, Sector head and LWF management on time.
Manage incentive staffs, prepare timesheets and forward to Human Resource for verification and processing of payment.


Education/Professional Designations/Experience

At least a College Diploma/Professional Qualification field e.g. social work, psychology, counselling, or related field and at least two years practical working experience in community service.


Other Specific Skill Requirements

Experience in working in the field of social work;
Demonstrated experience and commitment to working with marginalized communities;
Strong analytical, strategic thinking and planning skills;
Strong monitoring and evaluation skills/experience;
Good knowledge of MS word Office;
Excellent oral and written English;
Ability to work in environment of relief emergency operation;
Ability to build effective partnership and collaborate with other team members


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About Lutheran World Federation

The Lutheran World Federation (LWF; German: Lutherischer Weltbund) is a global communion .The Department for World Service is the LWF's humanitarian arm. It has programmes in 32 countries. The LWF is a member of ACT Alliance.