Application invited for Social Work Fellow

ORG-NLU-Project 39A
Closing -10th January 2020
The National Law University, Delhi (“University”) is seeking to engage on a contractual basis, Social Work Fellows for Pune for the Fair Trial Fellowship programme supported by a grant from the Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives..
About the Program 
Social Work Fellows in the programme will focus on crucial socio-legal field work relating to cases of undertrial prisoners and support the Legal Fellows in ensuring that the undertrial prisoner is provided quality legal representation. The maximum period of engagement will be for three years and the contract will be renewed on an annual basis.



Eligibility 
1- Post-graduate qualification in social work (M.A. in Social Work/MSW) or any other helping Professions/Social Science/Humanities subject or related areas from a Central/Deemed/State-Recognised University
2-Minimum of one year experience (full time) in intervention work at the grassroot level is desired.
3- Proficiency in reading, writing and speaking Marati
4-Ability to read, write and speak English E. Familiarity with the use of MS-Office, emails and the internet 
5-. Prior work experience within institutions in the criminal justice system is desirable.
Compensation: Fellows will be paid a fellowship amount of INR 30,000 per month.
Responsibility. 
1-Visiting the Prisons, interacting with undertrial prisoners, identifying individuals who need legal aid from the DLSA and supporting them in writing applications to DLSA. 
2- Identifying undertrial prisoners entitled for bail/early release and refer such cases to the DLSA and the Prison Authorities. 
3- Socio-legal case work interventions and handholding undertrial prisoners through the legal proceedings at both pre-trial and trial stage. 
4-Home visits and working with families of undertrials in gathering information/documents relevant to their case. 
4. Coordinating with other authorities if required for gathering relevant documents like age proof, address proof, medical certificates etc. 
5-Identifying special needs of undertrials including pregnancy, claims for juvenility, disability, terminal illnesses, mental health issues etc.
6-Travelling as required to meet and communicate with family members of undertrial prisoners and other persons who may have oral and documentary information relevant for mitigation of the prisoners, using the tools and techniques for communication and obtaining information devised.
7-. Coordinating with Legal Fellows and provide relevant socio-legal inputs in individual cases.
8- Case Documentation with details of interventions for cases handled J. Organising and conducting training workshops and conferences.
9- Documentation and Reporting as per programmatic needs. 
10-. Any other work that may be necessary to further the aims of the Fellowship Programme.

How to apply 
Send your resume to  p39arecruitment@ nludelhi.ac.in and the subject of the e-mail should be “Fair Trial Fellowship - Application for Social Work Fellow”: Interested persons may send their resumé and a statement of purpose, explaining their interest in working on this programme. The statement of purpose must not exceed 700 words. 
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