Social Welfare Officer III

December 25, 2013
Job Description

Position Description:

From Daily News December 24, 2013

The Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI) was established by the

Act of Parliament No.2 of 1996.The Institute: is a semi-autonomous organization which operates at “arm’s length,” under the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare. The Institute has various roles which all stem on the main role of controlling Cancer in Tanzania. The Institute is currently looking for competentORCI Employees to fill the following vacancies;

Report to:Administration Manager

Duty Station:ORCI - Dar es Salaam


Holder of Bachelor Degree in Social work, Sociology from a recognised Institution


Conducting interviews and counseling patients (in- patients and out – patients)

Arranging group therapy, involvement in pediatric work, ‘it, community work, and social problems.

Carrying out major ward rounds to identify and assessing t the progress of patients

Conducting home visits for out – patients

Rehabilitation of mentally and physically handicapped in collaboration with other social welfare net works.

Collecting data and statistics for exempted patients and other cases that require Institute support.

Assesses patients’ needs within the cost sharing scheme and advises management accordingly.

Preparing various periodical reports pertaining patients with social and economical problems that can management in decision making.

Perform any other duties as shall be assigned by his/her superior.


General Conditions                         

a) All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania.

b) Applicants must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contact postal address, e-mail    address, telephone numbers and three referees.

c) Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement.

d) Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified      copies of Academic certificates, professional certificates from respective Boards.

e) Applicants must attach computer certificates and birth      certificate;

f) Testimonials, Partial transcripts and results slips will not be accepted;

g) Certificates from foreign examination bodies for ordinary or advanced level education should be certified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania(NECTA)

h) Presentation of forged academic certificates and other        information in the CV will necessitate to legal action;

i) Deadline of receiving applications: two weeks from 1 st appearance of this advertisement;

j) Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview;


How to Apply

Application Instructions:

All applicants must address their application letter to the address below.-

The Executive Director,

Ocean Road Cancer Institute,

P.O. BOX 3592,

Dar es Salaam.

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