Vacancy at KNCV : Social Worker

Social Worker
Duty Station: DKI Jakarta

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), still the second most deadly infectious disease in the world. KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has a strong reputation in national and international TB control. KNCV is an international center of expertise for TB control that promotes effective, efficient, innovative and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national and international context. We are an organization of passionate TB professionals, including doctors, researchers, training experts, nurses and epidemiologists. We aim to stop the spread of the worldwide epidemic of TB and to prevent the further spread of drug-resistant TB. As a non-profit international organization, KNCV is active in over 40 countries in Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia. The central office is located in The Hague, The Netherlands. KNCV Indonesia consists of a dynamic team of over 90 staff
members working in 10 provinces in Indonesia, all to help combat tuberculosis in Indonesia in close cooperation with the Ministry of Health.

Challenge TB
KNCV is the lead partner in Challenge TB (CTB), the new USAID-funded 5-year global program to decrease TB mortality and morbidity in high burdened countries. We lead an international consortium with eight partner organizations: American Thoracic Society (ATS), Family Health International (FHI 360), Interactive Research & Development (IRD), Japanese Anti Tuberculosis Foundation (JATA), Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), and the World Health Organization.
The overarching strategic objectives of Challenge TB are to improve access to quality patient centered care for TB, TB/HIV, and MDR-TB services; to prevent transmission and disease progression; and to strengthen TB platforms.

Responsibilities:
The Social Worker will be based in Persahabatan Hospital and responsible to ensure availability of psychosocial support for TB MDR patients completing treatment and strengthen peer support of TB MDR patients. Social Worker will also responsible to build capacity of Provincial health care worker in the area of psychosocial.

Qualifications:
• S1 degree holder in social science
• At least minimum 2 years experiences working as counsellor providing psychosocial support

Competencies:
• Good communication skills
• Counselling Experience
• Excellent English oral and written
• Expert in operating MS Office

“The KNCV offers a flexible and supportive work environment and strongly encourages developing your skills and abilities to further your career opportunities.”
Interested applicants are requested to submit their CV and application torecruitment.indonesia by January 20th, 2015 at the latest.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified
KNCV is an equal employment opportunity organization

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