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Communality Based Rehabilitation Worker (CBR Worker)

Activation Date: 05 Apr, 2021   Announced Date: 05 Apr, 2021   Expire Date: 15 Apr, 2021

Job Location: Baghlan
Nationality: Afghan
Category: Nonprofit-Social Services
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: Salary and benefits are according to internal SCA
Vacancy Number: HRM/TRMO 117-21
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Shar-e-Jadid
Organization: SCA
Years of Experience: 2-3 years’ work experience in relevant community d
Contract Duration: Open Ended
Gender: Female
Education: Bachelor’s degree in social science, education, or community development.
Close date: 15 Apr, 2021

About SCA:

SCA Background

The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) has been working in Afghanistan since 1982, presently managing development programmes concerning Health, Education, Rural Livelihoods and Community Governance, with a total annual budget of roughly USD 40 million. The total number of staff is around 5,500. During the last 10 years SCA has undertaken a change process moving from a primarily humanitarian service delivery approach towards more of a developmental role, putting increasing emphasis on capacity development, rights-based programming and outcome orientation. The mission of SCA is to empower individuals, communities and local organizations, primarily in rural areas and with particular focus on women, girls, boys and vulnerable groups such as people with disabilities, so that they may participate fully in society and influence their own development. SCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment based on their skills, abilities and experience without regard to age (18-65 years), ethnicity, religion, marital status, gender, or physical disability.

Job Description:

Scope of work:

Disability Project is a Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) programme working for the full inclusion of Person with Disabilities in the society through provision of services; such as physical rehabilitations, vocational training, and access to loan for their economic independence. Disability Program (DP) provides preparatory education for children with disabilities with the aim of preparing them for inclusion in mainstream schools. DP is running awareness rising activities towards the family and community members about the right and need of Person with Disabilities. DP is working for the institutional capacity building of Disabled People Organizations (DPOs), professional associations, and disability sector NGOs. This programme also advocates towards the Governments for inclusion of disability and disabled people right to education, health, employment in their policies and strategies.

The Community Based Rehabilitation Worker (CBR-Worker) is the responsible person in terms of implementation of CBR strategy for the rehabilitation, recognition and integration of People with Disabilities within community level where awareness, training and linking People with Disabilities with external service providers are key tools.

Job Requirements:

Main Responsibilities:

  • Supervise daily routine activities of community volunteers and family trainers.
  • Supervise rehabilitation process implemented by family trainers and community volunteers.
  • Supervision of People with Disability (PwD) placed in apprenticeship, group vocational training and loan ongoing cases.
  • Follow up of school integrated children to determine their needs and problems.
  • To collect data of Disability Program activities at district level and report to CBR Officer on monthly basis
  • House to house surveys of PwD within his/her concerned area
  • Assess needs of PwD with assistance of Physiotherapy, Special Education and Employment Support sections and prepare plan for rehabilitation intervention including selection of training material.
  • Work as a first referral source for the implementation of CBR strategy
  • Assist Disability Program trainers in establishment of CBR Committees and DPOs.
  • Identify and mobilize available local resources and utilize for better implementation of CBR strategy for the rehabilitation of PwD.
  • To promote awareness and given advice on disability and rehabilitation issues to the community
  • To promote community’s knowledge regarding disabilities and its prevention at different stage
  • Facilitate school integration of children with disability after completion of preparatory education.
  • Assist ESO in identification of PwD for vocational group and apprenticeship.
  • Assist PwD in filling of revolving loan application forms and collect loan instalments from loan borrowers.
  • Distribute publications such as village page to all villages covered by him/her, wall magazine into all schools and health centers in the concerned area.
  • Assist disability program information officers in writing of disability article and life stories of PwD or address them to the information staff.
  • Refer needy PwD to other rehabilitation resources inside and outside of disability programme.

Submission Guideline:

Application Procedures:

Interested qualified candidates should submit a CV (maximum two pages) with a cover letter explaining their motivation in applying for the job and highlighting their relevant skills and experience.To apply online please send your application / CV to [email protected]

Subject Line Must be: (CBRW)-HRM-TRMO 117-21) otherwise your application may not be considered.

Candidates may also submit applications by letter (hard copy) directly to the SCA HRM Unit

Academic certificates or references need not to be submitted at this time. These will be requested if called for interview.

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for written test and interview.

Persons must live permanently in the vicinity/city location of the vacant position.

Only short-listed candidates will be informed for interview.

Submission Email:

[email protected]

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