Full time

Social Worker

  • Rs 12,501 - Rs 25,000
  • Added: Apr 2, 2024
  • Closing: Jun 1, 2024

Association Pour Les Handicapes De Malherbes

Curepipe, Plaines Wilhems

Job Description

1. Interviewing and counselling children, youths and young adults to develop self-esteem and capacity for their development.
2. Make referrals and follow-up actions (e.g. for education, training, pensions, employment and housing)
3. Motivate families and caregivers to empower them.
4. Visit and support biological families of children in the care, for integration of adolescents via the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family Welfare.
5. Plan and implement individual, group or community activities.
6. Motivate participation in existing projects (e.g. education, vocational training, literacy and numeracy activities, empowerment activities).
7. Follow-up requirements for quality care (e.g. child protection, child rights).


Job Requirements

  1. Diploma in Social Work or Certificate in Social Work or relevant qualification and in related fields (education, community development, social work etc).
  2.  Experience of 1-2 years in fieldwork with the target groups.
  3. Reliable, dynamic, actions and results-oriented and keen interest in helping children, youth and families.
  4. Ability to work with children having mental and physical handicaps with severe Tantrum
  5. Clear Certificate of character
  6. Availability to work at odd hours and on a flexible basis.
  7. • Capacity to build strong and consistent helping relationships.
  8. • Good knowledge of Microsoft applications (E-Mail, Word, Excel).
  9. • Readiness to reside in accommodation provided in the facility is a definite advantage.
  10. Remuneration: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

About Association Pour Les Handicapes De Malherbes

The Association Pour les Handicapés De Malherbes is a non-governmental organization (NGO) which exists since 2006 it has been registered with the Registry of Association since September 2006 and accredited with the National CSR Committee. 
The association runs a Special Education Need School (SEN) which was established in 2007 and a Specialised Residential Care Centre for abandoned children in 2013.
The residential centre provide treatment, and residential services to abandoned children aged 5 to 18 with mental impairments, Cerebral Palsy and related conditions; to advocate on their behalf, and to help them solve problems, grow, and be self-sufficient, responsible, contributing members of society.


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