27 Jun 2022

Social Welfare Officer II at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)

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Job Description

Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) is inviting applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians to be considered for employment to fill vacant posts for the School of Dentistry on contract basis (2 years) as illustrated herein below;



Entry Qualifications


Holder of Bachelor of Arts in one of the following fields; Education, Educational Psychology, Counseling Services, Divinity, Social Work, Sociology or any Related qualifications from a recognized Institution.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To undertake general Students counseling and guidance;
  2. To provide academic and personal counseling;
  3. To communicate the goals of the University counseling programs to the
  4. University community; iv. To assist in Developing appropriate materials and documents for executing counseling services at the university;
  5. To take care of students’ welfare;
  6. To screen all in-patients to identify those with social medical problems and report their cases to senior staff;
  7. To prepare various periodical reports pertaining to patients with social and economic problems that can help the management in decision making;
  8. To carry out ward rounds to identify and assess the progress of patients;
  9. To collect data and statistics for exempted patients and other cases that require Institutional support;
  10. To sort and prepare patient lists for requests of exemption and other cases that require Institutional support;
  11. To counsel patients under the supervision of senior staff; and
  12. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by supervisor.


Salary Scale: PGSS 6



  • Applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 Years of Age
  • Applicants must attach an up to date Curriculum Vitae (CV) including a reliable contact postal address,Post code, email address and telephone numbers.
  • Applicants must apply on the strength of the information given in this Advertisement
  • The title of the position applied for shall be written in the subject of the application letter and marked on the envelope.
  • Applicants must attach relevant copies of the following certificates.
    • Post Graduate/First Degree/Advanced Diploma, Diploma/Certificates.
    • Post Graduate/First Degree/Advanced Diploma, Diploma/Transcripts (
    • Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.
    • Computer Certificates where applicable.
    • Professional Certificates from respective councils where applicable.
    • One recent passport size picture and copy of birth certificate.
    • Birth Certificates
  • Form IV and Form VI result slips are strictly not accepted. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will lead to legal action.
  • Applicants shall indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
  • Certificates from foreign Countries should be verified by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) – {Degree Level} or National Accreditation Council for Technical Education (NACTE) – {Diploma Level} or National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) – {Secondary Education}.
  • Applicants must consider that their Colleges/Universities are recognized and registered by Government Authorities.
  • Women are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be informed about the date of the interview.
  • Applicants with special needs/ case (disability) are supposed / advised to indicate.
  • Applicants who have/were retired from the public service for whatever reason should not apply.
  • Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action


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Method of Application

All applications should be sent to the address below.



P.O. BOX 65001,


Deadline of receiving Applications is 8 July, 2022 and only shortlisted candidates will be informed on the date for Interview.

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