Save The Children Internship - Case and Incentive Workers Data Management in Ethiopia

Save The Children Internship - Case and Incentive Workers Data Management in Ethiopia


Job Id: 221790

Category: Information Technology, Management, Social Sciences and Community

Location: Gambela

Career Level: Entry Level (Fresh Graduate)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: As per the scale of the organization

Job Description

Job Purpose

The intern will help the Child Protection officers in implementing case management and Incentive workers data management activities. The child protection case management is currently focused on series of Case management steps: identification, registration, assessment, case plan, implementation and follow up of vulnerable refugee children.

Successful, case closure after achieving the objective in the case plan and appropriate pre and post family tracing and reunification (FTR) is the result expected of the intern caseworker.

It also includes components of psychosocial support to children through community based child protection networks and child friendly spaces.

The incumbent of this position represents Save the Children values and principles in interactions with staff and external audiences.

These values and principles include commitment to the mission of Save the Children international, team orientation, quality management and leadership development, introducing systems and procedures to strengthen staff motivation and productivity.

Scope of Role

Directly Reports to: Child Protection Officer

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • In cooperation with camp based Child Protection officers identify and register vulnerable children for case management.
  • Establish strong referral mechanism
  • Conduct follow (home visits) to active cases
  • Develop and implement case management plan
  • Actively work on best interest assessment and determination processes.
  • Ensure that the case management actions are carried out effectively and efficiently with agreed time frame with line manager with high standard of quality, in accordance with SC's policies, values and operating principles.
  • Provide assistance to the volunteers and project staff in running case management to ensure high service
  • Train incentive caseworkers on steps, principles, factors and toolkits of case management processes.
  • Support Child led Clubs at Schools/CFS’s and develop Risk Maps for all locations.
  • Support & attend periodic meetings of Child Protection Networks and meetings and record progress and minutes.
  • Assist the project staff and volunteers to follow up on identified cases of separated and unaccompanied children and ensure appropriate case management throughout all stages of family tracing, including ensuring that immediate interim care needs, and material and psychosocial needs of children are met.
  • Supervise weekly coordination and case management meetings with case workers and facilitate the design of weekly work plans.
  • Proactively ensure synergies between all children protection activities, such as referral of separated children identified in CFSs to FTR Caseworkers etc.
  • Assist the Child Protection officers to organise and facilitate trainings and awareness raising activities for volunteers, Child Protection Networks and partners’ staff on different topics as required.
  • Prepare weekly activity plans with volunteers and staff as necessary and ensure smooth implementation of these plans.
  • Provide weekly and month updates on case management.
  • Work with cultural sensitivity and respect the dignity of refugees and members of the host communities at all times.
  • Performs other functions relative to Child Protection activities and initiatives that may be assigned by Child Protection officer or coordinator.


    Behaviours (Values in Practice)

    Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.

    Ambition:

  • sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to
    do the same

  • widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others

  • future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

    Collaboration:

  • builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters

  • values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength

  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.

    Creativity:

  • develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

  • Willing to take disciplined risks.

    Integrity:

  • honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity


    Job Requirements

  • University degree in Social Studies, Management, Information Technology, and related social science departments with a cumulative GPA 3.2 and above.

    Experience and Skills

    Essential

  • Very good written and spoken English,
    Basic understanding of child protection and community based approached
  • Computer knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be able to prioritize tasks
  • Able to operate in extremely harsh living and working environment


    Desirable

  • Knowledge of the Gambella region socio-culture and local language where the post is located

    We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.

    This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.

    The Organisation

    We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection.

    We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.



    We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
    Violence against children is no longer tolerated


    We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.

    We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who met the Minimum requirements should apply through www.ethiojobs.net and/or submit their application to Save the Children Gambella Field Office in person before September 17, 2019.

    a. A CV (not more than 3 pages)

    b. A cover letter (not more than one page)

    c. A one-page table summarizing your educational background, work experience (if any), technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process. Refer the vacancy announcement while doing this.



    Please Do not submit copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You will provide them upon request.

    Please Make Sure You State the Code of the Vacancy on the Subject of Your Email.

    For hard copy applicants you can forward your application through Save the Children International Ethiopia Country Office P.O. Box 387; Ethiopia ensuring that the job title is clearly stated in the cover letter. All applications should be reserved within 15 days of this advertisement.

    In the selection of its staff, Save the Children is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities.

    “We need to keep children safe and as such, our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts.

    All successful applicants will, therefore, be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.”

    Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.

    Save The Children Internship - Case and Incentive Workers Data Management in Ethiopia

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