Fresher Child Protection Case Worker NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:             Child Protection Case Worker
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Child
Protection Facilitator
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 support case management in the refugee settlement
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Identify.
    Screen and register vulnerable children at the reception centre and within
    the refugee settlement
  • Regular
    monitoring of all children under alternative care arrangements.
  • Work
    closely with the community based structures in identifying, reporting and
    following up on child protection cases
  • Ensure
    UASCs have access to the basic care relief items, services in the
    community and interim care.
  • 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.
  • Ensure
    all the necessary paper work for case management, interim care and
    reunifications are completed accurately and stored in the case files
  • Work
    with children and communities to deliver psychosocial support activities
    including recreational, creative, cultural and social activities for
    children in their communities and at the child friendly spaces according
    to the agreed plan of action.
  • Regularly
    mobilize communities to identify children with disabilities and also model
    families for the projects’ implementation.
  • File
    all accountability and attendance lists in line with the standard
    requirements
  • 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
  • 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, foster care
    agreements among others are signed and on file.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the World Vision Child Protection Case Worker job
    opportunity should hold a Diploma in Social Sciences, Community psychology
    or Education.
  • One
    year of experience in working with refugees especially children
  • Excellent
    writing and documentation skills
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: 9th February 2018

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