Shangri-la Orphanage Home

Children Care Worker

Shangri-la Orphanage Home

Children Care Worker

Since 1998 Shangri-La Orphanage Home (SOH) supports marginalized children and youths by providing them with an orphanage program and an inclusive school.

Children Care Worker

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Shangri-La Orphanage Home- Chapagaoun, Lalitpur, Shangri-La Reintegration Project, Satdobato
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : May. 23, 2024 23:55 (an hour from now)

Job Specification

Education Level : Higher Secondary (+2/A Levels/Ib)
Experience Required : More than or equal to 2 years
Professional Skill Required : Interpersonal Skills Communication Organizational Time Management Flexibility

Job Description

Job Summary: The Orphanage children care worker plays a vital role in ensuring the well-being, safety, and development of children residing in the orphanage home operated by the NGO. The primary responsibility is to provide a nurturing environment that fosters physical, emotional, mental and cognitive and social growth for orphaned children. The caretaker works closely with other staff members to ensure the smooth functioning of the orphanage home.

Responsibility

Child Care and Supervision:

  • Provide daily care, including feeding, bathing, dressing, and administering medication as necessary.
  • Ensure a safe and hygienic living environment for children.
  • Supervise children during daily activities, including meals, recreation, and study time.
  • Offer emotional support and guidance to children, helping them cope with the challenges of orphanhood.
  • Monitor children’s behavior and intervene when necessary to address conflicts of behavioral issues.
  • Child rights and child protection knowledge is an asset.

Education and Development:

  • Support children in their educational pursuits, assisting with homework and educational activities.
  • Encourage participation in extracurricular activities and provide opportunities for skill development.
  • Facilitate access to educational resources and opportunities for learning enrichment.

Health and Wellness:

  • Coordinate medical care for children, including scheduling appointments and accompanying them to healthcare facilities.
  • Monitor children’s health and well-being, reporting any concerns to relevant authorities.
  • Promote healthy lifestyle habits, including nutrition and exercise.

Administrative Tasks:

  • Maintain accurate records of children’s personal information, academic progress, medical history, and progress.
  • Assist in the procurement of supplies and resources needed for daily operations.
  • Collaborate with administrative staff and help in administration work.

Communication and Collaboration

  • Communicate regularly with children, staffs to ensure effective coordination and collaboration.
  • Build positive relationships with children, families, and community members to promote a supportive network for orphaned children.

Qualification:

  • Minimum high school (+2) diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree in social work, child development or related field preferred.
  • Previous experience working with children, particularly in residential care setting, is desirable.
  • Knowledge of child development principles, trauma-informed care, and best practices in child welfare.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with diverse children, families and professionals.
  • Compassion, patience, and empathy for the unique needs and experiences of orphaned children.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing situations and willingness to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer applications for record-keeping and communication.
  • Knowledge in report writing is plus point.

Salary and benefits: Based on the experience and qualification or as per the organization rule.

Note: Preference will be given to candidates having a valid two wheeler's license.


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