Social Worker

Special Hope Network

Special Hope Network is looking for a qualified Social Worker, responsible for the following duties.

Health Guidance & Monitor Growth
Complete initial health assessments on all children
Track weight, height, MUAC, and head circumference on all children per baseline, and then subsequently follow the Count Me In-app
Be able to explain to parents the reasons behind tracking measurements
Use the app to interpret measurements and provide recommendations to parents
Track children’s general health and illness and report to the manager
Assist parents in obtaining proper health care from local clinics and hospitals regarding seizures, illness, and growth monitoring
Understand seizures and swallowing to be able to explain to parents and provide advice
Run wellness program in the center by use of medical disability lessons, Count Me In application and training, and disability rights advocacy
Input accurate data in a timely manner into Count Me In
Advise parents on child health and wellness using expertise and Count Me In app recommendations
Carry out tasks as assigned by the supervisor with minimal supervision

Subject Expertise and Parent Learning
Understand and execute goals in the center in accordance with the Theory of Change
Ensure each parent understands how to keep the child healthy regarding nutrition, feeding, hygiene, medication, illness prevention, and signs of illness

Generalization
Provide demonstrations, further explanation, and advice on topics related to health, nutrition, and feeding
Provide further explanation on administering medicines and other prescribed items

Conduct home visits to ensure parents are following through with advice and recommendations
Report family issues to managers and collaborate on instructions and solutions
Counsel family on the importance of hygiene and nutrition and proper feeding position
Conduct parent lessons as directed by CCC manager
Note questions that need further understanding and come back with accurate answers
Continue professional development to understand wellness program information to the highest level of accuracy
Provide feedback to parents at the level of their understanding and provide support for continued learning

Job Requirements

Degree in Social Work

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