Social Workers’ Association of Zambia (SWAZ)
Posted Job
about 2 years ago

District Social Welfare Facilitator

Social Workers’ Association of Zambia (SWAZ) is a membership based professional body of social workers that aspires to promote and protect social work profession in Zambia. As a professional body, SWAZ endeavors to encourage social work practitioners to uphold professional ethical values and principles whilst at the same time serving the interest of social work profession and its clientele. SWAZ is a registered entity in Zambia under Societies Act Cap 119 of the Laws of Zambia and is also a member of the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW), a worldwide body for professional social work comprises 120 professional social work associations in the world. The association’s vision is to be a widely recognized and appreciated professional body of social workers that contribute to improved livelihoods of the Zambian society.

Description of the job

  • The District Social Welfare Facilitators (15) will be placed within the District Social Welfare Office in selected Districts of Lusaka and Copperbelt provinces to provide technical support to the District Social Welfare Officer (DSWO) to operationalize the “Cash Plus’ project.
  • S/he will support the District Social Welfare Office to implement the SEEVCA initiative whose aim is to reduce vulnerability and expand protection for the most vulnerable and marginalized households in 15 districts.
  • The successful candidate will report to the District Social Welfare Officer with dotted lines to the Programme Officer based at MCDSS HQ.

Essential skills, qualifications and experience

  • University Degree in Social Work and or other related social science field.
  • At least 5 years working experience in social work, preferably at sub national level, with experience in case management essential
  • At least five years work experience in development programming and project management
  • Strong technical background in the areas of planning, monitoring and research
  • Proven understanding of the local development context as it relates to Vulnerable Children and adolescents
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills Self-starter with strong problem-solving skills
  • High degree of cultural competency
  • Strong computer skills (PowerPoint, Publisher and Excel)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential
  • Paid up member of the Social Workers’ Association of Zambia (SWAZ) is an added advantage

How to Apply

Apply to: Secretary General – Social Workers’ Association of Zambia (SWAZ),

PO Box KL77,


If you are interested in this job, please email your resume and application letter to:

+260 965 844875

Application deadline
31 Aug
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