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Female Social Worker (Full Time) at TISS Mumbai: Apply by Nov 7: Expired

Applications are invited for Female Social Worker (Full Time) at TISS Mumbai for the year 2021. The last date of application is 7 November.

One female Social Worker is required for full-time work at Special Cell for Women, Araria district of Bihar State. TISS hereby issues this advertisement for the position of 01 female social worker, as authorised by WCDC, Govt. of Bihar, for the selection of suitable candidates for the same.


  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Verbal and written fluency in local languages/dialects as spoken in the district is essential, and working knowledge of English and comfort with the use of computers & internet is also necessary.

Job description

  • Individual and group interventions to end violence against women – incl. Social casework processes, empowerment & behavioral change facilitation, referrals and pre-& during litigation support to women & child survivors of violence and their families, and engaging with men (respondents/perpetrators of violence, male family members) and with NGO & Governmental Departmental representatives (especially Police) in violated women & children’s best interests (i.e. facilitating multi-agency coordinated response).
  • Planning, awareness-building and capacity-building, in compliance with programmatic, strategic & financial management for the Special Cells for Women programme across the allotted district in which the Special Cell is functional.
  • Networking & advocacy on issues of violence against women &children, and intervention in situations of violence as experienced and reported by women& children, with NGOs & Governmental Departments, at district & sub- district levels.
  • Writing, editing reports & compiling data extensively and regularly for purposes of programme documentation, official record etc.
  • Periodic travel across the allotted district, within the U.T. of State and occasionally to other States of India as per programme requirements of training, exposure fieldwork, campaigns, regional meetings etc.

Locations & Salary

The above stated position is full-time and based in the Araria districts of Bihar. The selected social worker 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 Araria district for the duration of their appointment and deputation for full-time work at Special Cell.


Interested candidates are required to send their detailed Resume/Curriculum Vitae to the mail id of up to 7th November 2021 at 6:00 PM.

Click here to view the official notification of Female Social Worker (Full Time) at TISS Mumbai.

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