Case Management Specialist USAID Project Careers – Youth Alive Uganda

 

Job Title:    Case Management Specialist

Organization:  Youth Alive Uganda

Project Funding Source: United States Agency for International
Development (USAID)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Project
Director/OVC Specialist

 

About US:

Youth Alive Uganda
is the leader in innovative children, adolescents and youth integrated
development programming since 1993. Youth Alive Uganda is a registered youth
led and children/youth focused NGO that implements children and youth
integrated development programs across the country in four thematic areas;
Health, Livelihood, Education, Human rights and skills Development and
Mentorship.

 

About USAID Project:

Youth Alive Uganda
is an Implementing Partner on the five-year, USAID-funded Integrated Child and
Youth Development (ICYD) Activity in partnership with World Education Bantwana
Initiative and Education Development Centre. The goal of (ICYD) Activity is for
Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive the
support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive
lives. The USAID ICYD activity aims to improve learning outcomes, advance HIV
epidemic control in Uganda and ensure that children and youth have the
opportunity to lead resilient, healthy and productive lives. The USAID ICYD
Activity will deliver critical HIV/GBV/violence prevention and response
services to children and youth and their families in communities, clinics, and
schools.

 

Job Summary: The
primary role of the Case Management Specialist is to provide guidance and
coordination in delivery of community-based clinical and socio- economic
services for efficiency and effective service delivery along the continuum of
care. Case Management specialist will oversee all phases of referrals, linkages
and case management services delivery.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Provide
technical oversight and guidance in identification, assessment, enrollment and
case intervention planning for beneficiary household

·       
Support
appropriate technical case intervention planning and effective referrals for
beneficiary households based on identified needs

·       
Guide
and oversee development and execution of project wok plans to ensure
realization of project goals and objectives.

·       
Take
lead in the development of budgets in his/her result area and maintaining high
standards of stewardship and accountability for all activity resources

·       
Provide
mentorship, support supervision and coaching of Case Management Coordinators
and Project officers to enable them spearhead delivery of comprehensive
services and improved referral outcomes

·       
Liaise
with district community-based services department technical staff to ensure
harmonized planning, coordination and delivery of community based clinical and
social economic services.

·       
Support
and work with technical leads from consortium partners to ensure harmonized
planning and implementation of activities in respective thematic areas to
achieve project goals.

·       
Support
identification of partnerships and training needs of partner organizations in
referrals and case management.

·       
Take
lead in identifying training needs for Case Management Coordinators and Project
Officers to enhance their performance.

·       
Oversee
planning and execution of community dialogue meetings and child protection
outreach clinics at community level based on identified child protection needs.

·       
Provide
technical oversight to trainings with Consortium partners in various result
areas for beneficiary households.

·       
Represent
the project in DOVCC meeting and share updates in case management intervention.

·       
Oversee
case management activities implementation between implementing partners and
district based CSOs

·       
Strengthen
collaboration within various child protection service providers both formal and
non-formal to ensure comprehensive service delivery to beneficiary vulnerable
households.

·       
Steering
the process of partnership development and liaising with other OVC service
points (health centers, schools, police, local councils etc) to ensure
effective cross referrals and linkages.

·       
Represent
and promote program interventions in district, national and multi-agency
meetings.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a master’s degree or its equivalent in social sciences,
development studies, social work and social administration, community
psychology or any humanity; a post graduate in project planning and management
or Child protection training will be an added advantage.

·       
At least
five years’ experience working on large project and experience with USAID
funded programs/projects necessary.

·       
Demonstrated
ability in designing, coordinating and implementing OVC/Youth HIV programs and
PEPFAR supported activities.

·       
Experience
in working with children institutions, probation office, Youth groups and child
protection agencies.

·       
Experience
with implementing OVC interventions and programing, case management direct
service to OVC households and knowledge of HIV/AIDS service delivery among
positive caregivers and children

·       
Ability
to work autonomously with demonstrated creativity, initiative and commitment.

·       
Ability
to work with multi-sectoral external agencies, such as community social
services, schools, health facilities, and OVC service providers.

·       
Possess
a high standard of personal and professional integrity

·       
Willingness
to work as a team member, taking on additional tasks as needed to ensure the
overall success of the project

·       
High
level of attention to detail, ability to multi-task and work well under
pressure in a culturally sensitive environment.

·       
Strong
analytical and inter-personal skills

 

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates should send their application letters and resumes (no academic
documents) in a SINGLE PDF DOCUMENT to careers@youthaliveuganda.org. The subject
of the email should contain job title and name of the candidate.

 

Note:
Hand delivered applications will not be considered.

 

Deadline: 29th October 2020 by 05:00pm Ugandan time

 

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