Assistant Social Worker

Assistant Social Worker at AMURT

Assistant Social Worker

Job Title: Assistant Social Worker
Hiring Organization: AMURT
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: NGO
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive

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AMURT seeks to recruit an Assistant Social Worker for USAID Tujitegemee program which is a five-year program (currently in year 4) under Kenya Health Partnerships for Quality Services (KHPQS) funded by USAID PEPFAR to implement DREAMS Program in Mombasa County.


  • Program implementation and training.
  • Assist the social worker in rolling out and implementing Evidence Based Interventions targeting Adolescent girls and young women.
  • Assist in identification of AGYW eligible for DREAMS from health facilities, child and community welfare settings.
  • Assist the social worker in overall management of the DREAMS program and adolescent safe spaces at the ward level.
  • Assist in identification of safe spaces in collaboration with AGYW and other stakeholders and ensure that the safe spaces are equipped and stocked with commodities, safe and well branded.
  • Work with service providers to ensure that AGYW receive age-appropriate service layering.
  • Support the social worker in ensuring that the EBIs of Healthy Choices for a Better Future, My Health My Choice, SHUGA, SASA, FMP, Sinovuyo are implemented to reach the targeted AGYW.
  • Liaise with link health facilities to facilitate referrals and outreaches for biomedical services and commodities availability and that AGYW are receiving youth friendly adolescent services.
  • Assist in facilitating male sexual partners mapping and outreach services to reduce risk of male sexual partners of AGYW.
  • Assist in Facilitating mentorship session for AGYW and high achiever mentors.
  • Assist in identification of mentors.
  • Assist social worker in Coordinating the work of mentors and facilitators in the ward, keeping records of their activities and work plans.
  • Represent the program in meetings at the ward or sub county level as interested by the social worker
  • Assist social worker in Producing Monthly Ward Narrative and Data Reports
  • Assists the social worker in facilitating monthly review meeting with Mentors and facilitators
  • Assist in office administrative issues, including records keeping, payments, and other key issues.
  • Communication
  • Identify and develop Program human success stories to share on the organization’s social media platform and with partners.
  • Work with the program’s communication officer to develop program communication materials and organization’s brand enhancement
  • Program Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Ensure that all activities are reported as per the M&E SOP.
  • Orient mentors and facilitators on enrolment and service uptake documentation on ODK.
  • Ensure that the activity registers and AGYW files are well documented and secured at the safe space.
  • Work with the program M&E to track the layering of services.
  • Track and implement graduation readiness for AGYW in the program.
  • Assisting in data keying in, preparing activity reports and monthly reports in time for team reflection.
  • Assist social worker with safeguarding issues in the safe spaces
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor from time to time

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  • A minimum of Diploma in Social Sciences, Community Development, or related field.
  • Must be Trained Facilitator or Trainer of Trainers in an EBI.
  • A minimum of one-year experience implementing adolescent focused programs is required.
  • Should be Computer Literate, work well with MS Word and MS Excel and Internet research methods.
  • Highly motivated to learn and work in a high-performance environment.
  • Willingness to learn, tackle challenges and seek creative solutions in everyday assignments.
  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both Verbal and written.
  • Must be able to meet urgent and last-minute deadlines, work with grace under pressure, and function well in a high-performance team.

How To Apply

All applicants should urgently email a letter of application, CV, certificates and relevant testimonials to by 16th October 

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