Social Worker Opportunity at INTERSOS Nigeria

INTERSOS is an independent, no-profit organization which, through its own humanitarian operators, intervenes to effectively answer the needs of people in serious crises situations, mainly in the world’s poorest regions, who are suffering, deprived of rights, dignity and essentials goods. It maintains a flexible operating structure. The head office in Italy coordinates, supports and monitors the planned activities in the countries of intervention carried out by decentralised offices. The statutory bodies of INTERSOS, are: the Members Assembly, the Council, the Society for Auditing and Certification of Accounts.

Intersos, established in 1992, is recognised by the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the European Commission and the principal UN agencies; it is privileged to hold an advisory status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Social Worker

Location: Ngala, Borno

Role Purpose

  • The Social worker is responsible to provide assistance to beneficiaries hosted in the reception centers and implement project related activities

Key Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Adhere to INTERSOS policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines as well Government rules and regulations.
  • Under supervision of Reception Manager Officer, receive new arrivals and register them
  • Conduct monitoring visits in Reception Center all in order to assess needs
  • Conduct social mobilization and awareness session in Reception Center
  • Conduct vulnerability screening of new arrivals at reception center
  • Referral of vulnerable individuals to specialize services according to their needs
  • Collaborate with other service providers at Reception Center
  • Conduct FGD and actively participate
  • Collecting data though given tools
  • Coordinate with other INTERSOS staff of other projects such as CCCM

Qualifications and Skills

  • University Degree in Social Science or related field
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in humanitarian work
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in CCCM/Protection (Desirable)
  • Basic Knowledge of IDP context in Nigeria
  • Basic knowledge of CCCM standards
  • Experience is staff management
  • Cultural sensitiveness
  • Computer skills (KOBO)
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, powerpoint presentation etc.) are an added
  • advantage.
  • Excellent command of English and local languages (English, Hausa, Kanuri, Shuwa)

Application Closing Date
17th May, 2019 by 12:00noon.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Candidates should complete this form and attach their CV with the following format “Surname_Position you applied for”.
  • Only applicants whose competencies meet the requirement of the position will be contacted.
  • INTERSOS do not ask for any form of payment at any stage of recruitment.