Social Worker

Submit until: 12/7/2019
Location: Thessaloniki

Position: Social Worker

Location: Thessaloniki (Thessaloniki Solidarity Center)

Starting Date: ASAP

Status:  Full Time

Position Summary: The Social Worker is expected to provide psychosocial support, assess the needs, ensure proper case management for beneficiaries or referred beneficiaries while identifying vulnerabilities as to link up eligible cases with support and aid available.

Child Safeguarding Policy

Level 3 The job holder will have regular contact with children

Responsibilities

  • Provide comprehensive package of Social Services to beneficiaries
  • Brief and full social history taking
  • Assess needs of beneficiaries and develop an intervention/pathway plan ensuring
  • Provide adequate information on available services and relevant procedures
  • Provide comprehensive package of Social Services to the beneficiaries in (and if requested out) of SolidarityNow Premises
  • Providing F2F Counseling, Guidance
  • Accompany beneficiaries to public services when needed
  • Provide mediation and advocacy for beneficiaries
  • Ensure referrals internally and externally and follow up on referrals whilst always respecting confidentiality
  • Identify particularly vulnerable individuals/groups and facilitate their access to available aid
  • Inform beneficiaries on their personal and legal rights (e.g. by preparing written material)
  • Prepare relevant social reports
  • Cooperate with SN Legal Services conducting interviews relevant to social and legal issues
  • Cooperate with SN Services and projects
  • Participate on TSC interdisciplinary meetings
  • Organize and keep an up-to-date file always regarding Data Protection Regulation

 Other Duties

  • Collaborate with other actors in the area (public sector, NGOs and INGOs) to link the beneficiaries with the services needed
  • Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide a comprehensive case plan for beneficiaries
  • Organize group activities for beneficiaries aiming to their empowerment
  • Promote community engagement through structured activities

Required qualifications and skills

  • Degree on Social Work
  • Permission of Work
  • Experience in social work within the civil society sector, preferably working with vulnerable groups and refugees/migrants
  • 3 years’ experience in relevant position (at least 2 years in Social Service and project serving refugees and migrants population)
  • Familiar with Refugee and Migration Issues
  • Cross Cultural Awareness and flexibility
  • Computer literate & numerate
  • Well organized and efficient
  • Good interpersonal & communications skills
  • Native in Greek
  • Fluent in English (both written and spoken)

Desired

  • Field work experience, e.g. in camps or temporary settlements
  • Interest and experience to work with vulnerable groups
  • Knowledge of French

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and motivation letter to
thes-recruitment@solidaritynow.org mentioning in the email subject “Social worker_TSC” not later than by July, 12th 2019. Due to the urgency of recruitment, SN reserves the right to complete the process as soon as the suitable candidate has been identified.

SN is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Disclaimer: Before submitting your CV, please read carefully the employees’ privacy notice on the processing of personal data pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and the respective Greek legislation.