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St. Lucia Community Healthcare Initiative., 2023

Mental Health Practitioner/ Social Worker
St. Lucia Community Healthcare Initiative
Mental Health Practitioner/ Social Worker Job Vacancy at St. Lucia Community Healthcare Initiative.


(Currently fixed duration position with possibility for extension)
Build a meaningful Career!
Working for St Lucia Community Health Care Initiative isn’t just a job.
We are dedicated to improving all the aspects of our beneficiaries’ growth and self-development through our orphanage/Nursing-home center, Home-Based Care through our community social workers in vulnerable communities in Tanzania.

Job Description.
The mission of our organization is to provide hospice care for terminally ill patients, offer a comprehensive in-home nursing home care with the goal of returning patients to their homes and families. We also provide a permanent home , education, health and nutrition support for children orphaned by AIDS. We are an organization committed to the provision of child/patient centered care and trauma-informed care to all our beneficiaries.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for social work assessments and evaluation, creation of care plans, treatment activities, and implementation of evidence-based therapeutic interventions to individuals and groups supported by St Lucia.
  • You provide outreach and consultation services to all of St Lucia’s beneficiaries.
  • Participates in the design and implementation of community outreach programs on mental health in Tanzania.
  • Documents consultations for record keeping and follow up on progress.
  • You strengthen the partnership between St lucia and Community agencies: Social welfare institute, local and regional government, primary health care providers and NGO’s with similar focus.
  • You determine the social-emotional development and mental health status for children at the orphanage and beneficiary families in the community and facilitate treatment plans.
  • You participate in internal and external training on mental health interventions.
  • You design and facilitate group/ individual therapy sessions with the children and beneficiaries in the community inspired from the training.
  • You research and conduct workshops on mental health development for the staff and St Lucia administration.
  • You work with Staff, Community social workers , St Lucia beneficiaries, and Administration to develop coping, social and decision making skills.
  • You assume other duties, responsibilities, and assignments that may be made from time to time by the Program Manager.

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Qualifications to be considered for this position.
You must meet the following basic requirements

  • Degree /Diploma/ Certificate in Social work/ Psychology from an accredited educational Institution recognized by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology .
  • Possess experience working independently in a clinical setting, acute and at-home care you have conducted psychosocial assessments to a diverse group of people from diversified backgrounds.
  • Possess experience utilizing multiple treatment plans, researching and reporting on therapy modalities.
  • Fascinated by evidence-based practices and are committed to improving the psychosocial health of individuals and groups of people from vulnerable backgrounds.

Work Schedule Requirement: Flexible to work on Weekends , Week-day Day/Night shift.
Physical Requirements: Fit to walk long distances in the community and Participate in physical exercise with our beneficiaries.

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Required : Cover letter, Resume, Certifications,Transcript.
Encouraged Supplemental documents: Thesis projects conducted for Bachelors program.
For Inquiries and Submission of the application documents: Recruitmentstlucia@gmail.com  +255763049229.

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