Jobs – 2 Fresh Graduate Psychological Social Worker at Public Service Commission

Job Title:  Psychological Social Worker (2 Vacancies)

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Offering psycho-social support to inmates and staff.
  • Promoting social welfare programs for both inmates and staff
  • Promoting the right of in mates to contact the outside world and linking inmates with relatives, beneficiaries and relevant agencies.
  • Initiating, organising and promoting programs for the social rehabilitation of offenders.
  • Promoting positive behaviour change and reformation of offenders into the community as productive and law abiding citizen and providing aftercare service for prisoners upon discharge.
  • Promoting social welfare, personnel growth and development of staff and their families.
  • Sending monthly returns on prisoners and staff human rights observance, welfare and rehabilitation activities.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelors Degree in either Community Psychology or Guidance and Counselling or Social Work and Social Administration or (criminology or Immunology or any other closely related course in the field of Social Work with Social Work as a course unit) from a recognised University/Institution.

Age: Between 20 – 45 years

How to Apply for the job: 

All candidates are encouraged to fill in applications in triplicate and submit them to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 7080, Kampala, Uganda. The Application and Summary Forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala, Ministry/Department Headquarters and District Service Commission Offices, or can be downloaded from the PSC website, download here. Hand written applications are also acceptable.

  • Application forms should bear the title of the post followed by the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. The appropriate Advert Title e.g. “PSC External Advert. No. 1/2014” should be indicated in capital letters on the top of each first page of the Public Service Form No. 3 (2008). Applicants should attach three sets of photocopies of their certificates and testimonials. Applicants subsequently shortlisted for oral interviews shall be required to present certified copies and originals of their academic transcripts and certificates at the time of sitting the Oral Interviews.
  • Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size photographs and should apply for a maximum of only two (2) posts clearly indicating the first and second choice on the application.

Deadline: 16th October, 2014

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