Job Title : Social Worker Kοινωνικός Λειτουργός
Location(s) : Athens
Position Summary : The Social Worker is expected to provide psychosocial support, assess the needs, ensure proper case management for beneficiaries;
identify vulnerabilities and refer to available services, accompany beneficiaries to different services.
Reporting Line : Team Leader
Child Safeguarding : Level 3 regular contact with children
Social Services Provision
Provide a comprehensive package of Social Services to Persons of Concern (PoC)
Provide Face to Face counselling and guidance
Ensure internal and external referrals are carried out effectively
Identify vulnerable cases and facilitate their access to available support
Accompany beneficiaries to various services, including hospitals, asylum service, tax authorities etc
Conduct regular home visits
Prepare individual and family social plan
Data-base and case-related information management
Complete and maintain brief and full social history
Prepare reports as required (daily, weekly, monthly)Other Duties
Collaborate with other actors (Public Sector, national and international NGOs) to link project beneficiaries with required services
Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive case management
Organize group activities for beneficiaries to support their empowerment
Promote community engagement through structured activities
Escorts to hospitals and responding to emergency requests
Required qualifications and skills
Social Worker or other degree in Social Science, such as psychology, sociology
Minimum 1-year of relevant experience (at least 6 months supporting refugee and migrant populations)
Familiar with the services and mechanism provided in Athens
Familiar with refugee and migration issues
Cross cultural awareness and understanding
Computer literate & numerate
Well organized and efficient
Good interpersonal & communications skills
Ability to work with interpreter
Fluent in Greek and English (both written and spoken)
Field work experience, e.g. in camps or temporary settlements
Interest and experience to work with vulnerable groups
Knowledge of Arabic, French or Farsi
If you are interested, please send your CV and motivation letter to mentioning in the email subject : Social Worker Athens.
SN is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Recruitment processes reflect SN’s commitment to keeping children safe from harm and abuse. Employment is subject to SN Child protection standards, including background checks and adherence to SN Child Safeguarding Policy.
Closing date : Tuesday 30 th October 2018
Only short-listed candidates will receive a written reply.