Advt No:03/TISS/Project/Sp. Cell.
TISS Invite Application For The Post Of Social workers (Full Time)
No. of positions: 6 (Social Workers at Special Cells for Women – 1 each at Darbhanga, East Champaran (Motihari),Bhagalpur, Gaya and 2 at Araria in Bihar State)
Education and Experience criteria:
1.1 The candidate must have a post-graduate qualification in social work (M.A. in Social Work/MSW) from Central/Deemed/State-Recognized University. The candidates based in Bihar, possessing Master’s degree in other social sciences such as Women Studies, Psychology, Sociology, may also be considered at the discretion of the Selection Committee.
1.2 The candidate must also have 2 years work experience in the social-development sector. Those with 2 years' relevant work experience on the issue of gender-based violence, specifically in direct casework and/or intervention work on women's issues at the grass-root level will be given preference.
1.3 Candidate must demonstrate willingness to travel across the allotted district, and within Bihar and occasionally to other States as per programme requirements detailed in section on job description above.
1.4 Verbal and written fluency in local languages/dialects as spoken in the specific district is essential, and working knowledge of English and comfort with the use of computers & internet is also necessary.
Location and terms of service: The stated positions are full-time and based in the abovementioned 6 districts of Bihar. The selected social workers will be contractually employed and will be paid a consolidated honorarium of INR 25,000/- per month. Once appointed, the social worker will be expected to reside in the district allocated to them for the duration of their appointment and deputation for full time work at Special Cell.
Salary: INR 25,000/- per month