Employment Opportunity in Nablus
Medecins Sans Frontieres “Doctors Without Borders” is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.
MSF-France is currently seeking to hire aSocial Worker
Workplace: MSF-France office in 15 street, Nablus
Type of contract: Fixed term contract 6 months (renewable according to the need)
Activity rate: Full Time.
Wished start date: as soon as possibleMain Responsibilities of the position
As a member of the clinical team, the social worker will be responsible to carry out all social-related activities, in order to ease the patient’s situation, to maximize his/her adherence to treatment and to improve his/her psychosocial condition; the social worker will be in charge of the following tasks (non-exhaustive):
Identify social needs of patients through a social assessment. Respond to the patient’s social needs, according to the scope of the project, by giving direct social support (as transport, food, legal advice…) and/or refer to other social actors, in order to actively contribute to the improvement of their quality of living.
Contact patients to follow up the evolution of their condition when needed (home visits, defaulter tracing)
Participate in the creation of any material needed for the activities of social workers. Take care of social services facilities, materials and equipment’s in order to ensure continuity.
Mapping and regular update of social partners, local authorities, other NGOs, and governmental social services in order to improve social services scope and responsiveness.
Keep records, statistic and files updated, reporting any social activity, in order to prioritize and develop appropriate programs or projects.
Develop a clear strategy for efficient networking.Requirements:
Degree in social work or similar desirable
Proficiency in spoken English and good written English
2 years of experience minimum in a similar job; experience with MSF or other NGOs, desirable
Good knowledge of the local health and social service network including the MOH and other actors
Knowledge of Word, Excel and basic computer skills
Ability to work in a multidisciplinary international team
Ability to work under pressure and excellent stress management capacity Competencies: Results, teamwork, flexibility, commitment, serviceDocuments to provide:
Cover letter in English (maximum 1 page).
Updated CV in English (maximum 2 pages).
Scan of diploma(s) and work certificate(s) relevant for the position.
Scan of your ID.Submit your application via Form Stack only through the linkon April 10, 2019 at the latest.
Only successful applicants will be called for the written test and interview.No telephone inquiries please