Overview

The Swaziland Ready, Resourceful, Risk Aware (Triple R) locally named Insika Yakusasa: OVC, Adolescent
Girls, and Young Women project aims to prevent new HIV infections and to reduce vulnerability among orphans
and vulnerable children (OVC); adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in Swaziland, to advance the
country’s progress towards the 95- 95-95 targets and epidemic control. Triple R helps HIV- negative OVC and
AGYW stay HIV- free and supports those who are HIV- positive to lead healthy lives. To these ends, the project
increases socio- economic resilience to the impact of HIV and uptake of high-impact HIV, sexual and reproductive
health, family planning, and sexual and gender-based violence services among OVC and AGYW.

Job purpose:
Bantwana Initiative a non-governmental organisation based in Manzini and implementing Insika Yakusasa (Triple
R) project under the Pact in Lobamba, Mkhiweni and Dvokodweni tinkhundla is looking for self-driven
individuals for the positions of Community Case Worker (CCW). The CCW will oversees the implementation,
and tracking of an OVC and HIV prevention project. The CCW will be responsible for the identification, screening
and linkages to service provision of potential GBV clients. Below are the key duties and responsibility of the
aspiring potential candidates:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify Gender Based Violence/Violence Against Children (GBV/VAC) cases and/or receive referrals
    from other implementing partners and other child protection actors
  • Conduct intake, screen cases and respond based on level of risk
  • Manage all cases in line with applicable standard timelines
  • Undertake assessments through home visiting, and develop care-plans collaboratively with stakeholders,
    while ensuring the full participation of the child/family
  •  Facilitate clients’ access to services, working with other relevant stakeholders (CSOs and key
    government line ministries) to ensure access to vital, and other wrap-around services
  • Work collaboratively with Department of Social Welfare social workers to ensure they manage cases that
    will require statutory interventions
  • Provide basic counselling to all clients, and ensuring clients requiring therapeutic support are referred
    accordingly
  • Continuously follow-up on cases within stipulated standard timelines, to keep track of case progression
    and improvements in client’s wellbeing
  • Work with Home Visitors to conduct GBV prevention sessions with project beneficiaries to improve case
    identification
  • Work with designated supervisors to ensure fidelity to case management processes, procedures, and other
    program specific requirements
  • Ensure all case work processes are adequately documented as per the National Case Management
    Standard Operating Procedures and project filing protocols
  • Participate in periodic supportive supervision sessions and other project related meetings
  • Participate in other stakeholder’s coordination meetings as may be required from time to time
  • Execute other responsibilities as may be delegated by designated supervisors/Program Manager

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or relevant degree
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record is a must.
  • Experience working in NGO environment is an added advantage.
  • Proven time management skills, basic understanding of MS Word/MS Excel are desirable

Please send your application attention of the Director: thulachristine@gmail.com.

Closing date for application in on the 16 July 2021.