SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Foundation
POSITION Social Worker (Project-Based, 71 Dreams Project)
WORK LOCATION Central Luzon
DATE POSTED November 22, 2019

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

    Position Summary

    Primarily responsible for the time-bound management of cases of children in the Children’s Village.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Case management of children admitted to the Children’s Village
      1. Handle admission of children
      2. Conduct social case management on assigned cases
      3. Prepare the comprehensive social case study report with the helping plan for the child
      4. Implement the helping plan in coordination with other services and rehabilitation team
      5. Ensure that the needs and concerns of the children assigned to them are attended to
      6. Facilitate discharge and re-integration of the children to their families or other appropriate alternative child care arrangements
      7. Implement policies and procedures on intake, discharge and follow up care of CV clients
      8. 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
      9. 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
      10. Report outcome of home visits and family visits to the supervisor and recommend readiness of child to be transferred
      11. Prepare the required case records of all clients
      12. Prepare an updated case load inventory
      13. Maintain proper filing of all clients’ case records
    2. Coordinate with other stakeholders (e.g. school teachers, counselors, barangay) on children’s needs
    3. Responsible for the physical, emotional and legal preparation of children under care for eventual return to their home or other living arrangements
    4. Assist children during legal activities
      1. Ensure the psychological and physical safety of the children during inquests, hearing, investigations, etc.
      2. Make available pertinent documents needed by the legal counsel of the child
    5. 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
    6. Coordinate with volunteers, Hotline, External Affairs and Bantay Bata Production (Media Officer), when necessary
    7. Escort children for medical check-ups
    8. Link with allied professionals for the rehabilitation of the children and develop positive working relationship with Government agencies and non-profit organization

    Administrative

    1. Act as executive on-duty to oversee the CV operations during night time

    Policy/System Compliance

    1. Implement appropriate systems/procedures in the performance of duties and responsibilities
    2. Adhere to ALKFI’s Vision-Mission-Values and comply with ALKFI/HRD policies, systems, rules and regulations

REQUIREMENTS

    Knowledge:

    • Government laws/rulings/issuance relevant to BB operations
    • UNCRC and Pertinent Laws and Jurisprudence on the Rights and Welfare of a Child, Special Protection of Children, and Alternative Child Care
    • Social Work Concepts, principles, Ethics, and Functions
    • Case Management
    • Child Development
    • Family Code
    • Dynamics of Victims of Abuse/Violence
    • Gender Dynamics and Issues
    • Paralegal counseling
    • Computer applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    Experience/Educational Attainment:

    • 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

    Skills:

    • Proficient in both verbal and written communication
    • Interpersonal relations
    • Listening and interviewing skills
    • Counseling
    • Coordination and networking
    • Report preparation

    Others:

    • Willing to be assigned at Norzagaray, Bulacan.
    • Willing to work in a project-based status of employment

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.