May 25, 2019

Union of Health Care Committees (UHCC) – Social work Consultant

Union of Health Care Committees (UHCC) – Social work Consultant

Union of Health Care Committees (UHCC)

Job Vacancy

Social work Consultant, On Job Trainer

Union of Health Care Committees (UHCC) is a grassroots, community-based Palestinian Health organization and is non–governmental and non-profit making. It was established in 1985 by a group of Palestinian doctors and health professionals seeking to supplement the decayed and inadequate health infrastructure in Gaza Strip.

Union of Health Care Committees (UHCC) will implement Rehabilitation and Reintegration for the Persons with Disabilities and Capacity Development for the Caregivers in Gaza Strip” project through partnership with Campaign for children of Palestine (CCP) and fund from Japan Platform (JPF)

The project is aimed to promote independence in people with disability or physical injuries without being left behind in society through: (1) improvements and prevention of deterioration in civilians, especially children and women, with disability and illness (2) Human resource development for supporting patients with disability and physical injuries(3) Provision of vocational training and promotion to participate in social activities for people with disability and patients with physical injuries.

UHCC seeks qualified candidate to fulfill the following vacancy:

Position title: social work Consultant, On Job Trainer

Directly Reporting to: Project Coordinator
Location: Gaza City

Contract lengths: 10 months (from Dec 2018 to Sep 2019)

Summary Job Description:

The project involves the set-up of rehabilitation service provision and nutrition counseling teams. The rehabilitation service provision teams will provide rehabilitation sessions to injured persons of 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict and Persons with physical disabilities result from congenital disorders. The nutrition counseling team will give individual nutritional counseling to the family members whose children have poor nutritional status. The consultant will be supporting the teams and to realize an improved consideration for the services identified quality criteria.

The social work consultant will provide the following service:

  • Conduct a participatory training needs assessment for the social workers.
  • Conduct 4-day social work skill training
  • Conduct a pre and post training assessment to social workers.
  • Provide UHCC on the job coaching plan for social workers based on needs assessment conclusions.
  • Identify the training needs and priorities for each social worker.
  • Conduct a mid-term update on the training needs assessment and final evaluation before the project ends.


1- At least Bachelor degree in social work, social welfare or related fields.
2- Good Knowledge and skills of coaching and training of professionals, previous experience of “on the job training” is preferable.
3- Good understanding and application of adult learning methods.
4- At least Five years of relevant work experience, preferable in the field of outreach rehabilitation sitting or nutrition education and education in social work, social welfare, or related fields.
5- Good understanding of disability social model and rights based approach
6- Willingness to travel to the field
7- Excellent communication skills
8- Good organizational skills
9- Ability to work under pressure and within a team
10- Ability to handle multiple assignments and meet tight deadlines.
11- Positive, innovative, inspirational and problem solving attitude.
12- Excellent skills in English (writing).

Interested Candidates are requested to fill the following form no later than 25th November 2018

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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