Fresher Child Protection Case Worker Diploma NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job
Title:            
 Child
Protection Case Worker
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Social Protection
Facilitator – Emergency Response
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a
Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Child
Protection Case Worker will provide support in identifying, documenting and
responding to child protection cases of vulnerable children in refugee
settlements. The case worker will monitor, conduct case by case follow ups and
facilitate the interim care and reunification process of separated or
unaccompanied children as a result of the South Sudanese refugee influx in
Bidibidi refugee settlement- Yumbe district.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Management:
  • Support
    the team to Identify, document, refer and follow up on 100% cases of
    vulnerable children in the respective zones in Bidibidi refugee
    settlement.
  • Support
    vulnerable children and ensure they have access to the basic care relief
    items, services in the community and interim care.
  • The
    incumbent will also document and facilitate family tracing process of
    children who have been separated from their parents or caregiver. This will
    be in partnership with the relevant service providers in family tracing
    and reunification.
  • Hold
    meetings with vulnerable children and their families together with service
    providers to formulate and implement case by case action plans in
    providing appropriate services.
  • Work
    alongside the social protection facilitator to ensure coordination with
    different stakeholders for case management to take place.
  • Actively
    participate in regular case conferences with other case workers and
    protection assistants to ensure equitable service provision to all
    vulnerable children.
  • Ensure
    all the necessary paper work for case management, interim care and
    reunifications are completed accurately and stored in the case files to
    facilitate CPIMS data entry.
Technical and Capacity Building:
  • Conduct
    regular data cleaning and submit all case files to the Data entry
    protection assistant and CPIMS facilitator input into the CPIMS.
  • Prepare
    field reports, analyses BIAs conducted, child protection concerns and
    submit to the allocated supervisor.
  • Support
    the social protection Facilitator in ensuring that all urgent referrals
    are immediately submitted to child protection coordinator for coordination
    with the relevant partners.
  • Participate
    in community sessions with unaccompanied and separated children, interim
    guardians/caregivers so as to build relationships with communities and
    children.
  • Work
    with the Child Protection structures and foster care networks to support
    in identifying cases, developing community links and to discuss child
    protection issues within the community including regular meetings with
    Child protection committees.
  • Build
    capacity of communities, child protection structures, foster care networks
    on Guiding Principles on unaccompanied and separated children, interim
    care and child participation.
  • Link
    vulnerable children to available services especially child friendly
    spaces, early childhood development centers, schools and other community
    based institutions.
  • Facilitate
    planning sessions with the interim care families on the gift notifications
    in form of cash grants to facilitate recovery and livelihoods.
  • Link
    the foster families to available services providers in the respective zone
  • Provide
    child protection information to relevant stakeholders and ensure that
    consent forms, behavioral protocols, confidentiality forms among others
    are signed and on file.
  • Facilitate
    the participation of all children and ensure that they are listened to and
    their opinions respected on all issue related to durable solutions for
    their care and up-bringing.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the World Vision Child Protection Case Worker job
    opportunity should hold a diploma in social sciences, education, and
    community psychology. A bachelor’s degree is a plus.
  • One
    year of experience in working with refugees
  • Must
    able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Must
    be ready to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Knowledge
    of implementation psychosocial care
  • Appropriate
    communication skill and approachable
  • Must
    have no history of violation of child protection in emergencies
  • Fluent
    in English, Arabic is a plus
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow instructions on
How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal. 
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 25th February 2018
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