4 Fresher Child Protection Case Worker NGO Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Child Protection Assistant
About US:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent,
humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more
than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees
and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote
durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of
humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN
Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in
Disaster Relief.
Job Summary: The Child
Protection Case Worker will deliver day to day implementation of child
Protection activities and follow up and report all protection risks and
incidents related to Children in Rhino camp under the supervision of the Child
Protection officer. You will undertake all Child Protection prevention and
response related activities that may include among others; training, awareness
raising, forums with opinion leaders and Focus group discussions etc. You work
and liaise closely with Child Protection assistant, guide and support Child
Protection committees.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure collection of up to date and safely stored information on
children at risk for efficient individual case management.
  • Carry out BIAs and follow up assessments
    to identify the immediate needs of children at risk for effective planning
    of individual case management.
  • Support comprehensive individual case
    management for identified cases in terms of direct support, basic
    counseling services and documented case referral.
  • Support adolescent children to access
    targeted age and gender friendly services in the help desk catchment area.
  • Strengthen field level collaboration with
    child protection actors and other relevant sectors
  • Work in close collaboration with the Child
    Protection Assistants, conduct fully documented case referrals to other
    sectors and partners for services that are not within the mandate of DRC
    child protection team and ensure at least 80% follow up success rate.
  • Organize and conduct monthly child
    protection and case management meetings at village level for villages in
    help desk area
  • Conduct community awareness sessions on
    referral pathway and roles of the community and other child protection
    actors in the community, among other sessions.
  • Promote effective communication with
    persons of concern, field level partners and work teams
  • Mobilize and conduct community feedback
    sessions on child protection interventions for further incorporation of
    community views in to planning.
  • Contribute to preparation of activity,
    weekly and monthly progress reports for compilation by the child
    protection assistants.
  • Proactively contribute to quality and
    timely drafting of weekly, monthly reports
  • Share daily updates on protection
    incidents and risks related to children in his area if assignment to the
    child protection assistant.
Planning: Proactively contribute to activity, spending and
movement planning
  • Assure that funds allocated to activities
    are used adequately
  • Assure that funds are used in accordance
    with all DRC / DDG finance procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee
    Council (DRC) Child Protection Case Worker job placement should hold a
    University degree in social sciences, guidance and counseling or relevant
  • At least two (2) years’ experience working
    with vulnerable communities, basic needs and protection programming
    experience, and/or advocacy programs.
  • Professional training in Child Protection.
  • Experience in child protection
    interventions in line with Refugees operation with wide
  • Experience of working with UN or Non‐Governmental organizations.
  • Proficiency in English (written and
    spoken) is essential.
  • Good communication skills and ability to
    conduct training and awareness
  • Computer skills.
  • Good self-organization and basic
    management skills.
  • Knowledge of the local languages spoken by
    South Sudanese and Congolese refugee is an asset.
  • Familiarity with Monitoring &
    Evaluation for UN-funded projects desired.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications including;
  • A cover letter (1
    page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how
    you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria
  • Concise and accurate
    CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your
    qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and
    contact details of 3 relevant references.
All applications should be sent to [email protected] clearly
indicating position name in the subject line.
Deadline: 19th March 2018
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