SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Foundation
POSITION Social Worker (Bantay Bata-163 Children's Village)
WORK LOCATION Central Luzon
DATE POSTED October 02, 2018

BUSINESS SUMMARY

ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, Inc. (previously ABS-CBN Foundation, Inc.) is a committed advocate for public service in strategic sector of Philippine society. AFI aims to awaken hope in the Filipino through implementing projects via multi-sectoral partnerships in the spirit of bayanihan.

These are in child care and protection, education, environment, disaster management and community development. It is the public service arm of ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation, one of Asia's biggest media conglomerates. It draws on the relationship to tap into the creativity and reach of media for its various programs.

AFI serves with the highest standards of excellence, professionalism, integrity and accountability.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Case management of children admitted to the Children’s Village
    • Handle admission of children
    • Conduct social case management on assigned cases
    • Prepare the comprehensive social case study report with the helping plan for the child
    • Implement the helping plan in coordination with the other services and rehabilitation team
    • Ensure that the needs and concerns of the children assigned to them are attended to
    • Facilitate discharge and re-integration of the children to their families or other appropriate alternative child care arrangements
    • Implement policies and procedures on intake, discharge and follow up care of CV clients;
    • Conduct home visits to families of CV children to gather more information, assess family conditions; and seek social support for the family and children to ensure their safety and prevention of recurring abuse
    • Supervise and arrange family visits by setting up date, time and venue; facilitate family discussions to assess family dynamics, keep the children in touch with their family in a non- threatening atmosphere, and to clarify or work-out pressing issues concerning the child’s healing and future living arrangements
    • Report outcome of home visits and family visits to the supervisor and recommend readiness of child to be transferred;
    • Prepare the required case records of all clients
    • Prepare an updated case load inventory
    • Maintain proper filing of all clients’ case records                     
    1. Coordinate with other stakeholders (e.g. school teachers, counselors, barangay) on children’s needs
    2. Responsible for the physical, emotional and legal preparation of children under care for eventual return to their home or other living arrangements
    3. Assist children during legal activities
    • Ensure the psychological and physical safety of the children during inquests, hearing,  investigations, etc.
    • Make available pertinent documents needed by the legal counsel of the child 
    1. Represent the Children’s Village in meetings; coordinate with house parents in carrying out policies on the rehabilitation of the children & take charge of the office and household supplies of the home, when designated
    2. Coordinate with volunteers, Hotline, External Affairs and Bantay Bata Production (Media Officer),when necessary
    3.  Escort children for medical check-ups
    4. Link with allied professionals for the rehabilitation of the children and develop positive working
                relationship with Government agencies and non-profit organization.

REQUIREMENTS

    • Bachelor of Science in Social Work
    • With valid Social Work license
    • At least two years of relevant experience
    • Undertaken trainings on Case Management, Paralegal work, Gender Sensitivity, Positive Discipline, Psychosocial and Support interventions for Abused Children

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.