Plan International Case Management Workers ( 12 Positions) Jobs in Uganda

Plan International Case Management Workers ( 12 Positions) Jobs in Uganda


Role Purpose

  • Plan International is an independent child rights and humanitarian organisation committed to children living a life free of poverty, violence and injustice.

  • We actively unite children, communities and other people who share our mission to make positive lasting changes in children’s and young people’s lives. We support children to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights to a fulfilling life, today and in the future. We place a specific focus on girls and women, who are most often left behind.

  • We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

  • The Building Community Resilience for Protection of Refugees and Host community Children and Adolescents in West Nile Project, aims to contribute to building protective environments for refugees within refugee settlements and host communities to ensure children and adolescents affected by the crisis thrive and feel safe from all forms of violence, including SGBV, and, have access to appropriate age and gender responsive protective services. It is a 24 month emergency response project funded by the Ministry for Development Cooperation Belgium through Plan International Belgium National Office (BNO). It will be implemented in West Nile covering: Rhino Camp in Madi-Okollo and Arua and Bidibidi Refugee settlement in Yumbe and host communities where these settlements are located.

  • The Case Worker reports to the Project Officer – Child Protection BNO – BCRP Project. He/she assists the Project Officer, CPiE Coordinator and the Project Manager in facilitating effective implementation of BNO -BCRP Project activities to ensure project results are delivered in time and line with project proposal, PIU West Nile emergency response strategy as well as Direction générale de la Coopération au Développement – DGD requirements.

  • He/she assists the Project Officer, the CPiE Coordinator and project manager to ensure effective budget utilisation and project performance to 100% target on monthly/ quarterly basis

    Dimensions of the Role

  • The Case Worker reports to Project Officer Child Protection

    The Case Worker’s role contributes to:

  • Building protective environments for refugee and host communities in which children and adolescents affected by the crisis thrive, safe from all forms of violence, including SGBV as well as have access to appropriate age, gender responsive and protective case management services.

  • Ensure UASC and other most vulnerable children and adolescents at risk have access to protection services that provide age and gender responsive support at family, community and institutional level

  • Ensure most vulnerable children and adolescent girls have access to safe, quality and inclusive primary and secondary education

    Accountabilities

    Specific Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Working in Close consultation and with supervision from the Child protection officer, the Case Worker performs the following roles to implement the case management component of this project:

  • Identify vulnerable at-risk children and young people in the settlement and host communities

  • Conduct Best Interest Assessment (BIA) and identify the needs of identified at-risk children/young people

  • Based on the BIA, make a case plan to support the identified at-risk children/young people

  • Conduct home-visits on a daily basis for the identified at-risk children/young people and understand their changing needs. Based on the needs, revise the case plan

  • Identify what non-food items are necessary to be provided
    with the identified at-risk children/young people

  • Refer the identified at-risk children/young people to other organization which has capacity to provide services which Plan doesn’t have.

  • Write a case report for the identified at-risk children/young people for proper data management

  • Work closely with Child Protection Officer to make sure the child data base is up to date every week

  • Participate in Procurementpanels as appropriate.

  • Participate in case management conferences with supervisor.

  • Coordinate community sensitization on case management services in the settlement and host community

  • Work with community-based leaders (refugee welfare committees, Child Protection Committees (CPCs), block leaders) and host community CPCs, to receive referral on at-risk children and young people

    Other Duties:

  • Support activities at Child Friendly Spaces and other activities under CP sectors for the project

  • Provide feedback on written documents and the design of future programming.

  • Participate in CP sub-sector working group meetings as appropriate and other community meetings – primarily the monthly Case Management Meeting.

  • Provide support to other Plan International Uganda sectors (ex: Education, WASH, etc.) and to all monitoring and evaluation activities as necessary.

  • Liaise with implementing partners and government stakeholders (ex: DRC, LWF, Uganda Red Cross Society, UNHCR, UNICEF and Office of the Prime Minister) at the community level to identify, Unaccompanied Minors (UAMs) and Separated Children (SC) for family tracing, alternative care and additional support.

  • When appropriate, participate in CP sub-sector working group meetings

  • Participate in community meetings.

  • Any other duty delegated by your supervisor.

    Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge

    Essential

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Social works, Counselling, Psychology, or relevant discipline.

  • Previous work experience in community development, implementing case work with an INGO in west Nile emergency program (preferably in child protection).

  • Experience in facilitating community meetings.

  • Minimum 2 years of professional humanitarian experience (past experience working with refugee communities a plus).

  • Excellent writing, facilitation, and organizational skills.

  • Excellent command of the English language and another local language (ex: Madi, Lugbara, Arabic, etc.).

  • Strong drive for results and ensuring timely delivery of quality products.

  • Experience managing child protection and gender-based violence cases in a sensitive and child friendly manner.

  • Excellent community mobilization skills.

  • Ability to work individually and within a team with limited supervision. A self-starter.

  • Good analytical, problem solving and project planning skills.

  • Computer knowledge – Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point

    Desirable

  • Strong skills in monitoring, evaluation, research and conducting participatory, community-led assessments. Experience working with case files and databases and providing regular documentation.

  • Able to communicate clearly and strategically with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of Plan. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.

  • Strong capacity building/training/coaching/mentoring skills with communities and internal and external staff.

  • Able to ride a motorcycle and possesses a driver’s license.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Plan International Case Management Workers ( 12 Positions) Jobs in Uganda


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