War Child Holland Project Officers PSS Jobs in Uganda

War Child Holland Project Officers PSS Jobs in Uganda



The Project Officer will implement Psychosocial Support (PSS) workshops for children and youth in refugee settlements and host community areas in West Nile/South Western Uganda.

The position involves implementation of the PSS sessions in collaboration with a volunteer facilitator, ensuring the activities are implemented in compliance with War Child policies and standards; monitoring of activities and reporting on activities implemented and concerns identified.


Responsibilities


  • Identification of beneficiaries in close collaboration with the TeamUp facilitator and Team Leader.
  • Conduct home visits to support children as required.
  • Active involvement in the planning and review meetings weekly.
  • Ensures active participation in monthly implementation plans of project activities.
  • Ensures quality and timely delivery of beneficiary sessions.
  • Mentors the facilitator regularly to achieve quality results.
  • Ensures the sessions are conducted in line with the WCH methodology.
  • Prepares weekly planning of PSS Sessions together with the facilitators.
  • Collecting of information and data for documentation.
  • Timely project activity reporting and recording lessons learnt using the WCH tools and forms.
  • Liaises regularly with (government) institutions and other partners in the field.
  • Ensures child protection concerns are immediately reported to the Team Leader.
  • Responsible and accountable for assigned project asset during project life span.
  • Ensures that child safeguarding and protection procedures are adhered to.
  • Submits regular and timely reports to the TL on progress towards outputs as well as challenges and successes.


    Requirements


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Community Development, Social Work or any other relevant related field.
  • Ability to write and speak English is a must
  • At least 3 years of field work experience, preferably with an (i)NGO in the area of psycho social support, child development
    Strong understanding of PSS, child protection, youth and life skills programmes.
  • Good understanding of development themes such as child rights, protection gender, livelihoods and SRH.
  • Good understanding of dynamics in context, politics and culture of the West Nile region and its refugee settlements.
  • Willing to live in remote areas
  • Know how to ride a motorbike and in possession of a valid riding licence is a MUST
  • A preference is given to applicants from the West Nile/South Western Region


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 16th August, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; War Child Holland Project Officers PSS Jobs in Uganda


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