Fresher Case Worker NGO Job Opportunities – World Vision International

 Case Worker
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Warehouse
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 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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Assist
    the team to Identify, document, refer and follow up on 100% cases of
    vulnerable children in the respective zones in Bidibidi refugee
  • Support
    vulnerable children and ensure they have access to the basic care relief
    items, services in the community and interim care.
  • 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
  • Conduct
    regular data cleaning and submit all case files to the Data entry
    protection assistant.
  • 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
  • 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 Case Worker job opportunity should
    hold a diploma in social sciences, education, and community psychology.
  • One
    year of experience in working with refugees
  • Ability
    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: 23rd April 2018
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