The National Society for Rehabilitation (NSR)- Job Vacancy - Social worker

The National Society for Rehabilitation (NSR)

Job Vacancy

Social worker

Number of job requirement/ 4  SW

Place: The National Society for Rehabilitation (NSR)- (Khanyounis and Middle branches)
Reports To:
Project Coordinator (PC)

Period:  3 months with possible extension



The National Society for Rehabilitation (NSR) is a non-profit, a non-governmental association, working toward the rights of Persons with Disabilities through different strategies (rights, advocacy, and community empowerment ). NSR  was established in 1990 and still working I  the field po rehabilitation and disability adopting Community Based Rehabilitation Program (CBR) which is implemented in 25 geographical locations in the Gaza strip which covers four governorates of Gaza Strip: Gaza, Middle Area, Khan Younis, and Rafah.

Job Summary:

NSR in partnership with Campaign for the Children of Palestine “CCP- Japan” organization will start a project entitled " Community Development for Rehabilitation and Reintegration of the Persons with Disabilities or the Other Challenges in Gaza Strip", which is funded by JPF. The project will contribute to promote independence of the persons with disabilities and in need for the treatment, without being left behind from the reconstruction process in Gaza.

S/he will be reporting directly to the PC and work on all program activities.


Main duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify the social, psychosocial, socio-economic and administrative needs for patients and their caregivers direct them towards the adequate rehabilitation, medical, basic services in the community that would ensure equalization of their opportunities and integration in the society.

  • Conduct field visits for PwDs and other injured cases to assess their needs for the identification of project beneficiaries.

  • Assess physical and social environment of the patients in order to identify obstacles and facilitators and to make realistic plan of intervening on them according to the assessment form.

  • Coordinate with the project coordinator and other team members in setting up the intervention / therapy plan for the PwDs to ensure a multidisciplinary approach in services planning and delivery.

  • Actively provide the counselling services to the patients and provide Psychological First Aid, carry out health educational sessions with patients and their families (when needed), in order to alleviate their difficulties and reinforce their awareness.

  • Refer to other specialists in NSR PT clinic or, in collaboration with the medical team, to other institutions for further assistance.

  • Participate in the creation of any material needed for their activities and follow up.

  • Keep files and statistics of daily activities and participate in team meetings to share experiences and discuss special cases with the medical team.

  • Report activities to the technical supervisor and Project coordinator.

  • Take active part in trainings, supervisions/interventions and support the activity manager when necessary.

  • Discuss difficulties and problems with technical supervisor and Project coordinator

  • Participate in the technical trainings that CCP will conduct in order to improve the team members’ intervention quality with beneficiaries of project services.

  • Respect and implement the quality criteria system that will be trained on by CCP during working with project beneficiaries.

  • Support in entering the data of assessed PwDs and other vulnerable groups using CCP & Partner’s data base forms.

  • Develop and monitor the implementation plan for the assigned tasks.

  • Conduct awareness session to the caregivers of PwDs and other beneficiaries as per requested.

  • Conduct Group counseling and peer to peer counseling in cooperation with the psychological counselor under the supervision of technical supervisor

  • Lead and follow each beneficiaries’ files including all assessment tools and reports.

  • Perform all project data entry work for each beneficiaries’ information on the project database.

  • Coordinate with multidisciplinary team members to ensure data registered and collected on time.

  • Coordinate with the project coordinator regarding database registration and analysis.

  • Inform and follow with the project coordinator on any mistakes or data discrepancy, and ensure corrections took place.

  • Report project coordinator using the monitoring tools and reports’ forms on weekly/monthly/quarterly basis.

  • To Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Academic and Professional Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in in social work;

  • A minimum 3 years of experience in a similar job; preferably working with Persons with disabilities and Persons with injuries. Experience with NGOs is desirable;

  • Experience leading groups in a youth or sports club desirable;

  • Strong command of spoken and written English;

  • Good knowledge of the local health and social service network including the MOH and other actors;

  • Proficiency in computer applications (MS Word, Excel);

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team;

  • Ability to work under pressure and excellent stress management capacity;

  • Very positive communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Excellent networking and coordination skills;

  • Proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; also, to develop progress reports.

  • Excellent counseling skills and ability to work with female and male children, adolescents, adults and elderly.

  • Creativity and ability to take initiatives.

How to Apply:

  1. To get the Job application, please press on the link below and fill the application and send it with your C.V

Deadline for submitting applications no later than Monday 4/5/2020, no later than 09:00 p.m.

  1. The most recent CV including 3 professional contacts as references.

Please include the job title as Social worker in the subject line of your application e-mail.
Applications from candidates with disabilities are especially welcome, particularly women.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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