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Sep 18, 2017

Tdh Child Protection Casework Officer NGO Jobs at Hagadera Camps, Kenya

Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an international NGO focused on Child Rights. 

To support the development of its Child Protection Programme in Hagadera Refugee Camps, Dadaab, Garissa County, Tdh is encouraging Kenyan nationals to apply for the position of:

Child Protection Casework Officer – Hagadera Camps

2 Positions

Reporting to:
Child Protection Senior Officer- Hagadera Camps
Duty station: Dadaab, Garissa County
Contract duration:  8 months with a possibility of extension
Main responsibilities:
  • Child Protection Casework Officer intervenes in the case identification and registration, Case planning, referral and follow-up of the beneficiaries in collaboration with Community Own Child Protection Mentors.
  • Supervises and train Community Own Child Protection Mentors in structural case management and covers a particular section of the camp for case management activities 
  • Provides on the job training to the Community own Child Protection Mentors to reinforce their skills and capacity to conduct interviews, fill data collection forms, refer and follow-up with children at household and community level.
  • Assists in the set-up of structural case management systems within the community with a view to align with the behaviour change approach
  • Leading role in the involvement and participation of various community members, at section level, in prevention and identification activities.
  • Organize and conducts training and awareness sessions for communities, families and individuals on topics related to child protection and support the Community Own Child Protection Mentors to reach out to individual households  
  • supports the identification of psychosocial distress cases and makes appropriate references to Psychosocial team for help
  • Work closely with data team to ensure timely data entry to the AICPIMS and feedback on follow up cases are generated as required
  • He/she will conduct his or her duties in respect of the Charter of Terre des hommes and the Tdh Child Protection Policy.
  • Minimum Diploma in Social work or a bachelor degree in Sociology, Social Work or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with Bachelors or 5 years Diploma in Social Work
  • Experience in the Case Management Process and knowledge of BID/BIA
  • Strong training experience required.
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili. Ability to communicate in Somali is a plus.
  • Good computer skills: MS Word and Excel.
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] 

Closing date for this position 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.

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