Tdh Senior Child Protection Officer Job in Dadaab, Kambioos Refugee Camp, Kenya
To support the development of Tdh Child Protection programme in Garissa County, Tdh is encouraging applications from qualified kenyan nationals for the role of:
Child Protection Senior Officer
Reporting to: Child Protection Project Manager
Duty station: Dadaab, Kambioos Refugee Camp
Contract duration: 3 months Main Responsibilities:Daily coordination of case management activities in Kambioos Refugee Camp
Management of the referral pathway ensuring coordination with partners on referrals
Supervision of child protection team leaders and the database officers
Organize and facilitate periodic planning and program reviews meetings
Participate in management of complex or high risk child protection cases including managing a limited number of cases requiring specialized interventions
Participate in the family level interventions with social workers and team leaders to more effectively manage outcomes or interventions; including participation in selected follow ups
Review triages and guiding social workers in determining the best course of action in case management
Support in the conduction of community mobilization for child protection including work with child protection committees
Work closely with child protection psychosocial counselor to identify high risk cases / children in distress for psychosocial and mental health support
Participate in need assessments and project evaluations aiming at contributing to the development of the child protection program strategy for the refugee community in Dadaab refugee complex
Organizing and conducting training for partners
Organize and facilitate weekly internal case conference meetings
Represent Tdh at camp level case management and coordination
Develop field reports on a periodic basis
Support documentation activities in the project by development of case studies and best practices from the field
Graduate degree in social work / social sciences
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in case management
Experience in the case management process and knowledge of BIA/BID
Experience in mental health and psychosocial support programming
Team management experience
Project reporting and evaluation experience
Strong training experience required
Good computer skills:Ms Word and Excel
Fluency in English and Kiswahili
Qualified and interested candidates should submit a covering letter, CV, references, and copies of academic and professional certificates.
Applications should be addressed to the Child Protection Program Manager and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be reviewed on rolling basis.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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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