Social Worker

Handicap International
Location: Nepal
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2019-09-18 Deadline: 2019-09-29
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Nepal
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Terms & Conditions: 1 year contract with possibility of Extension 

Location: Field Based (Any among Dolakha, Sindhupalchowk, Dhading, Gorkha, Nuwakot and Rasuwa Districts)

Required Qualification and Skills:

  • Proficiency certificate level in General Medicine (Health Assistant, nursing (Staff nurse) and other health science stream with 1 year of work experience or SLC with CMA and ANM training or Certificate level in any social sciences with at least 3 months psychosocial counselling training and 2 years of relevant experience.  An exposure on social protection activities, inclusive education and inclusive livelihood will be an additional advantage 
  • If applicant are paramedics or nursing they should be registered in respective councils (Nepal Health Professional council or Nursing council)
  • An exposure on social protection activities, inclusive education and inclusive livelihood will be an additional advantage
  • Demonstrated experiences of community mobilization
  • Experiences of facilitation to local development actors for community initiatives
  • Willing to support person with impairment, functional limitation and disability for their rehabilitation and social protection
  • Experience of supporting implementing partner NGOs/DPOs, local level government counterparts and their staff
  • Exposure on local development planning process practising by local urban/rural municipalities for vulnerable people including person with a disability
  • Should have good reporting and communication skills

Apply Instructions

Send a motivation letter mentioning position applied for and expected salary and an updated CV including 2 referees with contact number and e-mail address to no later than September 29, 2019. HI Nepal reserves the right to cancel, postpone or modify the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.  

Handicap International (HI) 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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