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JOB ADVERT

Beit CURE Hospital is a children’s charity hospital founded by a Christian Mission Organization, CURE International. We specialize in the surgical treatment of disabilities in Orthopedics and ENT. Position Details:

Social Worker

Reports to: Spiritual Director

Location: Lusaka

Responsibilities
• Conduct socioeconomic assessment of all new patients and families (Guardians)
• Educate patients, caretakers and organizations (if applicable) on the hospital, its operations and expectations of them
• Educate patients, caretakers and organizations on the requirements of their care (Transport and rehab care)
• Work with Spiritual Centre and Nursing staff to provide spiritual and psychological support to patients and caretakers
• Provide spiritual and psychological support to patient and caretakers whenever necessary
• Work with Ward staff and Out Patient Department (OPD) to ensure proper discharge planning is done.
• Develop and implement an effective follow-up program to track... discharged patients in assigned areas(s) and create relevant reports
• Tracking patients treatment progress.
• Write and send at least two Bed Sponsorship Stories and Patient Stories to CURE HQ every week
• To follow up on patients seen in CURE mobile clinics and facilitate their coming to Hospital as scheduled.
• To secure discharged patient’s data for ease tracking and follow up.
• To coordinate with Head of Physiotherapy and Out Patient to ensure patients treatment requirements (crutches, walking frame, sitting chair, shoes) are met
• Develop and network with partners both within and outside Lusaka who will meet the patient’s social needs that Beit CURE Hospital does not provide.
• To produce monthly reports on followed up patients.
• To perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Job Requirements
• Completed Degree/ Diploma in Social Work, Social Services or related discipline.
• Experience as a Social Worker, preferably working with families and children
• Computer knowledge in MS Applications, e-mail and internet systems preferred
• Ability to work in and contribute to a team building environment
• Ability to establish priorities and proceed with objectives with minimum supervision
• Ability to handle confidential documents or material in an appropriate manner
• Experience in interviewing clients, collecting and assessing date
• Exhibit high qualities of honesty and integrity when handling hospital resources

Application Instructions:
• All Applications to be submitted via email to: [email protected]
• Indicate position applied for in the subject matter failure to which may disadvantage you to be shortlisted.
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Address:

The Human Resources and Administration Manager

Beit CURE International Hospital

Box 36961

Plot No. 34872a Great North Road

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