Social Worker

Handicap International
Location: Gorkha
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2017-07-12 Deadline: 2017-07-18
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Gorkha
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Intermediate
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Position: Social Worker (1) based in Gorkha District Hospital, Gorkha; reporting to Project Coordinator having contract till December 31, 2017 with strong possibility of extension.

Position Summary:

She/he will be responsible for providing psychological, medical social services and protection of rights of people with disability to prevent mortality, morbidity and disability through quality management and physical rehabilitation interventions.

Job Description:

• Support for social protection and rights promotion from harmonious relationship among patients, care takers, family members, clinical professionals, physiotherapist, hospital administration, public/private social service providers
• Keep linkages with concerned stakeholders (DDCs, VDCs, DHOs, DPHOS, Hospital Development Committees, Health Facility Management and operation Committees, Private agencies) for disability card and other provision as appropriate
• Support physiotherapist for identifying, assessing and providing rehabilitation sessions to needy people with functional impairment and disability

Job Specification:

• At least Intermediate level qualification in sooal sciences or any field with proven experience in social work, preferably in emergency response
• Paramedics or nursing background having knowledge in Psychosocial, social protection and Community Based Rehabilitation

Apply Instructions

Send an application letter and updated CV/Bio data to Please mention name of the position you apply for in the subject line in e-mail by 18th July 2017; H.I. Nepal reserves the right to cancel, postpone or reschedule the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

Handicap International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, people with disability, and members from disadvantaged communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

This Job is expired. The Company is no longer accepting applications for this position.

Organization Summary

Handicap International is an international, non-governmental organisation, mainly known for its fight against anti-personnel mines and cluster munitions and helping the victims of these unexploded devices. However, its mandate has been extended over the years and today includes providing assistance through work in various fields for people in developing countries with other kinds of disability.

Handicap International primarily focuses on the prevention of disabilities and providing support for people with disabilities by ensuring they can fully take part in social life. The organisation’s interventions are not restricted to long-term development activities. Handicap International also provides support in emergency situations, for instance, in the aftermath of natural disasters and humanitarian crises. Its actions always focus on those suffering from disabilities.

The organisation works as far as possible with the human and material resources available in the country. Its projects are implemented in cooperation with local partners, the objective being to ensure their autonomy in the long-term. All of its actions concentrate on training, raising awareness and the involvement of local communities in its projects

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu, Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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