We are looking for experienced social workers to join our teams at the Children's Home in Parwanipur, near Birgunj and Child Helpline in Birgunj. Social Workers will be responsible for daily care and counselling of the children, ensuring that they receive relevant education/activities, liaising with the children's authorities and police, planning for the future of the children (i.e. planning relevant skills training sessions), general running of the home, including basic finance. The Child Helpline Social Workers will be involved in Outreach Work so part of the time will be spent in villages locating children that need our assistance.
At least 5 years of experience working with children is a must for the Parwanipur role and 2 years experience for other roles, and ideal candidates will have the ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders. Some spoken and written English ability and basic computer skills (excel, email, and ideally Google Drive) required. We are looking for an honest, hard working people who will always put the best interest of the children first.
The roles are live in, in and near Birgunj so please only apply if you are happy to be located there. We will also consider candidates from other parts of Province 2 if they prefer roles within community and to live outside of our centres. We are ideally looking for candidates from the area or those who have spent some time in Terai, and understand/speak local languages (Bhojpuri, Maithili) but qualified candidates from other areas of Nepal will also be considered if they are willing to learn the local language with time.
Salary 20,000 - 25,000Rs a month, depending on experience, food and accommodation also provided if based at one of the centres, and health insurance.
Please send your CV and a cover letter explaining your suitability for the role to firstname.lastname@example.org