Uganda Society for Disabled Children (USDC) is seeking for the services of an external consultant to carry out a research study on referral pathways for Children with Disabilities aimed at providing comprehensive understanding of the situation towards the needs, challenges, and opportunities in relation to referral pathways
Job Summary: Under the leadership of the Executive Director, the Accountant is responsible for providing technical expertise and supporting the financial operations of Uganda Society for Disabled Children and ensures timely and accurate financial reports and practices including review of cash management, financial disbursements, ledgers and ensuring high levels of compliance for both internal policies and statutory requirements.
This has improved perceptions towards Children with Disabilities’ potential and hence offers a great opportunity to scale impact and combine advocacy efforts.
Community based structures that demand for improved health services for CWDs have been put in place such as a Functional referral system that enables CWD receive corrective interventions and also Parents have basic skills on home based care for CWDs.
Enhanced capacity of schools to integrate inclusive co-curricular activities that engage CWDs and enhanced capacity of community and local government structures to mainstream disability in planning and resource allocation thus leading to Positive change in attitude towards reporting and handling cases of abuse involving CWDs
Teachers acquire skills and adopt instructional materials that are inclusive thus enabling CWDs to acquire these life skills and use them in their interactions.
Parents of Yumbe actively involved in learning and development of Children with disabilities (CwDs) thus enhanced awareness of parents on early identification, management and referral of CwDs. ViableParents Support Groups (PSGs) are able to mobilize resources from government and from amongst themselves to advocate for the needs of CWDs.