Position title
Social Worker

TPO Uganda is a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) that has been delivering services to vulnerable communities in Uganda since 1994. TPO Uganda has been committed to empowering communities affected by armed conflict and other natural and manmade disasters to meet the protection needs, psychosocial, mental health wellbeing and to improve livelihoods. TPO Uganda has over the years grown into a respectable national NGO with a demonstrable track record in over 55 districts as at January 2023. TPO is currently operating in the regions of Acholi, Lango, Teso, Karamoja, sub regions, Rwenzori, Southwest, West Nile, and central region. The organisation works with both in the Humanitarian and in the development settings (refugee hosting and non-refugee hosting) districts in Uganda

The Social Worker  will  be responsible for coordinating  and delivering   comprehensive  OVC services  to the  project   beneficiaries.  He/She  will  support   Para-social workers   and  other  community  structures engaged  by KCHSto  implement  innovative  strategies  to increase OVC access to quality care and support services  including   HIV  prevention   and  care.  He/She  will  be  responsible  for  supporting   bi-directional referrals  and  linkages   for  comprehensive  service   packages   to  children   and  adolescents  living  with HIV/AIDS and their families.  He/she  will participate  in the work  plan development  process  and build the capacity  of Para-social workers  through  orientation, needs-based training,  and mentorship to ensure that project  implementation is guided  by SOPs, Guidelines, job  aids, and tools


Person  Specifications:  

  • A Bachelor's degree  in Social Work and Social Administration, community psychology, development studies,  or related  field from  a recognized institution.
  • Additional   Qualification in Child  Protection  is an added  advantage
  • 2 years of relevant work  experience in managing  NGOs community-based children  and adolescent health  projects  specifically HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, and child protection.
  • Experience in life  skills,  economic   strengthening  programs  for  youth   and  families   infected   and affected  by HIV/AIDS  and Violence  against  Children,  and working  within  the  decentralized  system of government are added  advantages.
  • Ability  to ride a motorcycle with a valid  riding  permit  is a MUST

How to apply:

Please send  your  CV and  cover   letter  with  3 work  related referees  and  a table   showing your past 3years  salary  history: Human Resources Manager, TPO Uganda, P.O Box 21646  Kampala, Uganda, email:  jobs@tpoug.org   Plot  652,  Block  257,  Wamala Close,  Munyonyo  (Attached as one  document of 2MBS)

✓    Deadline: September 15, 2023.

✓    Female candidates are strongly encouraged to  apply.

TPO Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that does not discriminate on any basis.

Please note that this offer of employment is made to you with the understanding that you do not have a history of fraud or sexual offenses. This is by TPO Uganda Anti-Fraud and PSHEA policies. Any violation of this and other poticies is highly  punishable as per guidelines indicated in the various policies and the laws of Uganda.

Only shortlisted candidates witt be contacted, thus, if you do not hear from us by October 15,2023, you are not considered.

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
1st October, 2023
Keeping Children Healthy and Safe
Job Location
Mbarara (3), Kasese (5), Uganda
Working Hours
8:00aam to 5:00pm
Date posted
September 5, 2023
Valid through
September 15, 2023
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