Child Social Worker

Posted 11 months ago by Qandil Swedish Humanitarian Aid
Location Erbil Job Type Temporary
Salary Sector Healthcare, NGO
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Appraising beneficiaries circumstances, needs, predicaments, and inner strength in order to establish explicit objectives
  • Establish/create procedures to help the beneficiaries ‎ enhance their total well-being and cope with their circumstances
  • Give assistance to beneficiaries ‎in the area of adjusting to new changes and challenges like unemployment, medical disorders or divorce
  • Organize resources for the use of the beneficiaries ‎ and introduce them to the appropriate support groups
  • Support beneficiaries ‎in receiving fundamental needs like social services, food stamps, medical services and child welfare
  • Acknowledge emergency cases or critical issues and situations like a natural disaster or child abuse
  • Follow-up and record improvements or services provided to ascertain progress in beneficiaries ‎’ condition
  • Offering quality guidance, counseling and advice to beneficiaries ‎
  • Forming an affiliation with colleagues, relations and other professionals
  • Making appearance in court and helping out in court cases when necessary.
Required Qualification & Skills;
  • Bachelor degree in social work.‎
  • At least two years of experience in social work or case management dealing with displaced populations.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Arabic and Kurdish. Good communication skills in English desirable.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly in Microsoft office and excel.
  • Emotional maturity, unprejudiced and sensitivity to beneficiaries ‎ and their problems
  • Significant ability to set margins and agree with the boundaries of what can be achieved within a particular time
  • Effective listening skills and ability to ask related questions per time
  • Ability to manage information verbally conveyed and which is essential to the counseling aspect of social work.
  • Be conscious of body language and social forms of cultural behavior
  • Capacity to give a self-appraisal of performance with a view to improving on it
  • Efficiency in organizing, managing and prioritizing the analytical aspects of social work in providing purposeful services to beneficiaries.
  • Ability to reach a compromise and work effectively with multiple parties
  • Knowledge on Child Protection, Psycho Social Support (PSS), Psychosocial First Aid (PFA), Gender Based Violence (GBV) an others.
  • Knowledge on Procedures for Child Protection Case Management (SOP).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be able to prioritize tasks.
  • Strong organizational skills.

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Qandil Swedish Humanitarian Aid


QANDIL is a not-for-profit, non-governmental, non-political, and non-religious Swedish humanitarian aid organization that was founded in 1991 in Stockholm, Sweden. Initially focusing on raising awa...

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