SAPCONE Child Protection Officer Jobs in Lodwar, Kenya
SAPCONE Child Protection Officer Jobs in Lodwar, KenyaSAPCONEEmployment Opportunity: Child Protection Officer
SAPCONE is a Kenyan based non –governmental organization whose mandate is to work with people particularly pastoralist and fisher-folk communities in Northern Kenya as the main beneficiaries of peace and development.
We do this through innovative project implementation for purposes of attaining sustainable livelihoods.
Formed in 2006 as community based organization and transitioned in 2011 as National Public Benefits Organization.
Since its inception in 2006 the organization, has implemented several projects on good governance and social accountability, increase access to education and child protection, support and strengthen community projects for resilience and livelihoods, promote innovative peace building and recurring conflict among Turkana and cross border communities in South Omo zone in Ethiopia,
SAPCONE is seeking a dynamic and suitable qualified person for the position mention below.Child Protection Officer
Qualification, Duties and Responsibilities
Daily coordination of case management activities
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 in Turkana
Organize and facilitate weekly internal case conference meetings
Represent SAPCONE at case management and coordination meetings
Develop field reports on a periodic basis
Support documentation activities in the project by development of case studies and best practices from the field
Qualifications and Competencies
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 and Project reporting and evaluation experience
Strong training experience required
Good computer skills: MS Word and Excel
How to Apply:
If you believe you have the above skills and experience and desire to join SAPCONE in the afore mentioned capacity, please apply by sending a detailed CV and copies of certified testimonials addressed to the Human Resources Manager via the following address: email@example.com please clearly indicate the position title on the envelope.
Hand-written applications should be addressed to the
Human Resource Manager
P.O Box 125 -30500
Or hand delivered to SAPCONE HQ offices in Kanamkemer – Kampi Mpya area.
To reach us by 5pm Tuesday 5th February, 2019
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
SAPCONE is an equal opportunity employer.
Female candidates are encouraged to apply
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