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Sep 18, 2017

Tdh Child Protection Assistant Counsellor NGO Job at Hagadera Refugee Camp, Kenya

Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an international NGO focussed on child rights.

To support in the development of its child protection programme in Garissa County, Tdh is encouraging applications from Kenyan national for the role of;

Child Protection Assistant Counsellor - Hagadera Refugee Camp

Reporting to
: Child Protection Psychosocial Counsellor
Duty station: Dadaab, Garissa County
Contract duration: 8 months with possibility of extension
Main responsibilities;
  • Identify or receive referrals and screen cases of children in need of psychosocial support from the camp
  • Support Tdh Community Animators at the Child Friendly spaces and girls screened areas to conduct, supervise and monitor structured play activities to children
  • Build the capacity of community workers on basic psychosocial skills
  • Ensure that cases of children identified in need of psychosocial support are appropriately supported through direct support and referral services
  • Conduct peer to peer support groups sessions for girls and boys including their parents/caregivers
  • Participate in camp level cases conferences and produce case plans, minutes and meeting reports as deemed necessary
  • To coordinate with the Data clerk to ensure that psychosocial services provide to children are updated in the AICPIMS in a timely manner He/she will conduct his or her duties in respect of the Charter of Terre des hommes and the Tdh Child Protection Safeguarding Policy.
  • Terre des hommes expects that its staff professional conduct reflects proper behaviour in accordance with local culture and traditions. He/she assures the moral protection of the name of Terre des hommes and defends in all circumstances the interests of the movement.
  • Tdh intervenes without any affiliation for politics, religion or financial profit. He will direct his or her activities and engagements without preoccupation of political, racial or religious affiliation.
  • He/she commits to observe discretion on any information related to the organisation functioning and beneficiary related issues
  • Minimum Diploma in Counseling Psychology from a recognized institution
  • Experience in use of community based approaches for the management of psychosocial and mental health issues
  • Experience in case management
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili. Ability to communicate in Somali will be an added advantage
Application modalities:
Only candidates that fit the requirements above are invited to submit a covering letter, CV, references, and copies of academic and professional certificates (if requirements are not met or application is incomplete, the application will not be considered). 

The Application can be emailed to [email protected] - Kindly indicate the position on the subject line of the e-mail - only applications which will have complied with this request will be shortlisted.

Closing date for these positions is 24th September,2017

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a written test and interview

Tdh’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protect children’s rights, which includes the prevention of all forms of child abuse.

Tdh is an equal opportunity employer. 

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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