9 Apr 2019

Fresh Job Vacancies at The International Rescue Committee (11 Positions)

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The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution or natural disaster. The IRC is currently working in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities where it resettles refugees and helps them become self-sufficient.

Composed of first responders, humanitarian relief workers, international development experts, health care providers, and educators, the IRC has assisted millions of people around the world since its founding in 1933.

Child Protection Officer – Emergency Response Monguno

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND   BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 year
  • LocationBorno
  • Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit

Requisition ID: req4527

Sector: Child Protection

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Nigeria

 

Scope of Work:

Adolescent girls and boys are gravely underserved in humanitarian emergencies, particularly during the acute phase of response. They are often inserted into programming designed for younger children or into adult programming, where their age-specific needs are not understood or met. The Adolescent Protection Assistants will act as focal points for adolescent girls (younger) and boys within Child Protection programming in Monguno emergency response.

Responsibilities:

  • S/he will need to coordinate with the Case workers, CP assistants and other relevant technical sectors, to ensure a rapid, proportionate and effective response.
  • S/he will closely work with the child protection committee members to ensure that they are addressing child protection concerns within their respective communities.
  • S/he will coordinate the monthly child protection committee meetings to ensure that they are addressing child protection concerns within their respective communities.
  • Work closely with SHLS and SAFE facilitators and Make referrals of the registered children in need of care and protection
  • Ensure that children are followed up and receiving proper case management.
  • Ensure that cases are prepared for case discussions/ case management meetings
  • In collaboration with the CP coordinator conduct trainings for the partner staff, the ministry staff and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all activities under his/her supervision are conducted so as to comply with the obligations of the IRC beneficiaries, staff and other stakeholders under his/her jurisdiction, in accordance system of quality supervision, including the CPiE minimum standard and SPHERE standards

Program Implementation and Development:

  • Identify gaps in service provision to children identified and documented, with a special attention to UASC and proactively referring and advocate for those gaps to relevant in coordination with the CP Manager
  • Together with the case workers, ensure vulnerability of the identified and registered children are responded to involvement of the community where appropriate ensuring the best interest of the child.
  • Establish/maintain a regular system of project evaluation and progress monitoring, using both qualitative and quantitative indicators, data collection, feeding into program adjustments and regular reporting as well as advocacy and new programme development
  • Coordinate with the CP sub sector (Coordination at the field level) in order to assure that adequate and children centered solutions are taken in consideration in the strategic planning of activities

Reporting:

  • Ensure the cases that are identified and registered are captured correctly and shared with the M&E officer.

Qualifications:

  • Technical diploma or degree in social work, human rights, or related degree preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year experience of implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well and work in cross-cultural setting.
  • Fluency in English and/or (other languages) preferred or required

Working Environment:

  • The position will be based in Monguno.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 12 Months.

 

Child Protection Officer – Monguno

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND   BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 year
  • LocationBorno
  • Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit

Requisition ID: req4535

Sector: Child Protection

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Nigeria

 

Scope of Work:

Adolescent girls and boys are gravely underserved in humanitarian emergencies, particularly during the acute phase of response. They are often inserted into programming designed for younger children or into adult programming, where their age-specific needs are not understood or met. The Adolescent Protection Assistants will act as focal points for adolescent girls (younger) and boys within Child Protection programming in Monguno emergency response.

Responsibilities:

  • S/he will need to coordinate with the Case workers, CP assistants and other relevant technical sectors, to ensure a rapid, proportionate and effective response.
  • S/he will closely work with the child protection committee members to ensure that they are addressing child protection concerns within their respective communities.
  • S/he will coordinate the monthly child protection committee meetings to ensure that they are addressing child protection concerns within their respective communities.
  • Work closely with SHLS and SAFE facilitators and Make referrals of the registered children in need of care and protection
  • Ensure that children are followed up and receiving proper case management.
  • Ensure that cases are prepared for case discussions/ case management meetings
  • In collaboration with the CP coordinator conduct trainings for the partner staff, the ministry staff and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all activities under his/her supervision are conducted so as to comply with the obligations of the IRC beneficiaries, staff and other stakeholders under his/her jurisdiction, in accordance system of quality supervision, including the CPiE minimum standard and SPHERE standards

Program Implementation and Development:

  • Identify gaps in service provision to children identified and documented, with a special attention to UASC and proactively referring and advocate for those gaps to relevant in coordination with the CP Manager
  • Together with the case workers, ensure vulnerability of the identified and registered children are responded to involvement of the community where appropriate ensuring the best interest of the child.
  • Establish/maintain a regular system of project evaluation and progress monitoring, using both qualitative and quantitative indicators, data collection, feeding into program adjustments and regular reporting as well as advocacy and new programme development
  • Coordinate with the CP sub sector (Coordination at the field level) in order to assure that adequate and children centered solutions are taken in consideration in the strategic planning of activities

Reporting:

  • Ensure the cases that are identified and registered are captured correctly and shared with the M&E officer.

Qualifications:

Technical diploma or degree in social work, human rights, or related degree preferred

  • Minimum of 1 year experience of implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well and work in cross-cultural setting.
  • Fluency in English and/or (other languages) preferred or required

Working Environment:

  • The position will be based in Monguno.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 12 Months.

 

Child Protection Case Worker Monguno

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 year
  • LocationBorno
  • Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit

Details:

Requisition ID: req4524

Sector: Child Protection

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Nigeria

 

SCOPE OF WORK:

Brief description of the position’s role within the Project(s):

The Case worker will conduct all steps of the case management process for a specified number of individual children vulnerable to abuse, exploitation, neglect and violence (especially UASC, Children at risk of other protection concerns and Children Associated with Armed Forces and Groups (CAAFAG) and their families.

Position objectives:

  • To ensure that children harmed or at risk of being harmed are identified and receive individual case management support by documentation, assessment, care plan, direct service provision, referral and follow up for an assigned number of children.
  • To provide support to families (particularly foster and alternative care givers) in the process.
  • To liaise with other case workers and social workers  on management of caseload and referrals

Who this position reports to:

The Case Worker reports to the Case Management Assistant.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical Quality

  • Provide individual case management for children in communities to be specified in relation to all case management steps, tools and procedures.
  • Provide support for families, foster and alternative care systems.
  • Ensure regular communication with the CP/CM manager for updates on achievements and challenges

Grant Monitoring and Reporting

  • Provide input for weekly and staff activity reports. .

Coordination & Representation

  • Effectively communicate with other caseworkers, government social workers and service providers as part of providing individual case management.
  • Regularly attend case management meetings at field level

Program Development

  • Contribute to the development of proposal activities in relation to case management.
  • Coordinate with other IRC sectors staff (e.g. WPE, Protection, Health and Livelihoods) at field level

Other

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of field teams; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and  liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Qualifications

A minimum qualification of Technical diploma or degree in social work of any of the social sciences.

  • At least 1 year experience in implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well.
  • Fluency in English required and in Kanuri, Hausa and Fulfude preferred

WORK ENVIRNOMENT:

The situation in Monguno is currently calm.

Travel and other requirements: Frequent travel and relocation can be a requirement for this position.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 12 Months.

 

Child Protection Case Worker Monguno – Emergency Response

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 year
  • LocationBorno
  • Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit

Sector: Child Protection

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Nigeria

SCOPE OF WORK:

Brief description of the position’s role within the Project(s):

The Case worker will conduct all steps of the case management process for a specified number of individual children vulnerable to abuse, exploitation, neglect and violence (especially UASC, Children at risk of other protection concerns and Children Associated with Armed Forces and Groups (CAAFAG) and their families.

Position objectives:

  • To ensure that children harmed or at risk of being harmed are identified and receive individual case management support by documentation, assessment, care plan, direct service provision, referral and follow up for an assigned number of children.
  • To provide support to families (particularly foster and alternative care givers) in the process.
  • To liaise with other case workers and social workers  on management of caseload and referrals

Who this position reports to:

The Case Worker reports to the Case Management Assistant.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical Quality

  • Provide individual case management for children in communities to be specified in relation to all case management steps, tools and procedures.
  • Provide support for families, foster and alternative care systems.
  • Ensure regular communication with the CP/CM manager for updates on achievements and challenges

Grant Monitoring and Reporting

  • Provide input for weekly and staff activity reports. .

Coordination & Representation

  • Effectively communicate with other caseworkers, government social workers and service providers as part of providing individual case management.
  • Regularly attend case management meetings at field level

Program Development

  • Contribute to the development of proposal activities in relation to case management.
  • Coordinate with other IRC sectors staff (e.g. WPE, Protection, Health and Livelihoods) at field level

Other

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of field teams; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and  liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Qualifications:

  • A minimum qualification of Technical diploma or degree in social work of any of the social sciences.
  • At least 1 year experience in implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well.
  • Fluency in English required and in Kanuri, Hausa and Fulfude preferred

Work Environment:

The situation in Monguno is currently calm.

Travel and other requirements: Frequent travel and relocation can be a requirement for this position.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 12 Months.

 

Child Protection Assistant – Emergency Response Monguno

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience2 years
  • LocationBorno
  • Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit

Requisition ID: req4515

Sector: Child Protection

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Nigeria

 

SCOPE of WORK:

Adolescent girls and boys are gravely underserved in humanitarian emergencies, particularly during the acute phase of response. They are often inserted into programming designed for younger children or into adult programming, where their age-specific needs are not understood or met. The Adolescent Protection Assistants will act as focal points for adolescent girls (younger) and boys within Child Protection programming in Monguno emergency response.

Technical Quality

  • Provide support for adolescents and their families and link them to specialized services where needed.
  • Ensure regular communication with the CP Officer and manager for updates on achievements and challenges

Grant Monitoring and Reporting

  • Provide input for weekly and staff activity reports. .

Coordination & Representation

  • Effectively communicate with other caseworkers, government social workers and service providers as part of providing individual support to adolescents and their families.
  • Regularly attend all CP related meetings at field level

Program Development

  • Contribute to the development of proposal activities in relation to case management.
  • Coordinate with other IRC sectors staff (e.g. WPE, Protection, Health and Livelihoods) at field level

Other

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of field teams; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and  liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Child Protection Assistant will work within a Child Protection emergency response team, providing case management and psychosocial support services to adolescents and their care givers.
  • Work as part of a Child Protection team in a safe space to provide support to children as part of broader response services
  • Participate in identifying facilitators and an initial SAFE approach training and engage in ongoing skills building using SAFE materials.
  • With support from supervisors, mentor and coach the community volunteer responsible for co-facilitating sessions with adolescent girls (younger) or boys
  • Lead community engagement activities to introduce SAFE activities to female and male community leaders and caregivers
  • Conduct initial assessments to identify the risks and needs of adolescent girls and boys
  • Work closely with other project staff to identify adolescent girls(younger), adolescent boys, and female and male caregivers to participate in SAFE learning activities
  • Act as lead facilitator to deliver sessions twice a week for adolescent girls or boys together with a community volunteer facilitator
  • Facilitate sessions once a week for female or male caregivers
  • Provide psychological first aid and support to adolescent girls(younger) or boys who disclose experiences of violence and support referral to access required services
  • Facilitate feedback meetings with adolescent girl(younger)s and boys, female and male community stakeholders and caregivers and share feedback with supervisor
  • Complete weekly reports on project activities, including documenting feedback from participants of SAFE sessions and proactively sharing back lessons learned whilst facilitating the curricula
  • Participate in weekly team meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates are desired who have:
  • A bachelor’s degree in social sciences, education, economic, another human development related field or equivalent of experience preferred
  • At least two years’ experience working to support children, adolescent girl and boys, women  or parents and caregivers
  • Experience with facilitation of group work with relevant populations
  • A high level of motivation to assist adolescent girls and boys affected by humanitarian crisis
  • A commitment to child protection and gender equality
  • A learning attitude and willingness to increase skills and knowledge in the protection of adolescent girls and boys
  • Experience as an active participate of social groups, with an understanding of group dynamics and processes.
  • Capacity building, facilitation or training experience
  • The ability to adapt and work under pressure and strong interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English and Kanuri
  • Basic competency in computer skills

Work Environment:

Security level is red. The situation in Monguno is currently calm.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 12 Months.

 

Child Protection Case Worker Konduga

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 year
  • LocationBorno
  • Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit

Requisition ID: req4518

Sector: Child Protection

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Nigeria

SCOPE OF WORK:

Brief description of the position’s role within the Project(s):

The Case worker will conduct all steps of the case management process for a specified number of individual children vulnerable to abuse, exploitation, neglect and violence (especially UASC, Children at risk of other protection concerns and Children Associated with Armed Forces and Groups (CAAFAG) and their families.

Position objectives:

  • To ensure that children harmed or at risk of being harmed are identified and receive individual case management support by documentation, assessment, care plan, direct service provision, referral and follow up for an assigned number of children.
  • To provide support to families (particularly foster and alternative care givers) in the process.
  • To liaise with other case workers and social workers  on management of caseload and referrals

Who this position reports to:

The Case Worker reports to the Case Management Assistant.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical Quality

  • Provide individual case management for children in communities to be specified in relation to all case management steps, tools and procedures.
  • Provide support for families, foster and alternative care systems.
  • Ensure regular communication with the CP/CM manager for updates on achievements and challenges

Grant Monitoring and Reporting

  • Provide input for weekly and staff activity reports. .

Coordination & Representation

  • Effectively communicate with other caseworkers, government social workers and service providers as part of providing individual case management.
  • Regularly attend case management meetings at field level

Program Development

  • Contribute to the development of proposal activities in relation to case management.
  • Coordinate with other IRC sectors staff (e.g. WPE, Protection, Health and Livelihoods) at field level

Other

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of field teams; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and  liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Qualifications:

  • A minimum qualification of Technical diploma or degree in social work of any of the social sciences.
  • At least 1 year experience in implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well.
  • Fluency in English required and in Kanuri, Hausa and Furfurde preferred

Work Environment:

The situation in Konduga is currently calm.

Travel and other requirements: Frequent travel and relocation can be a requirement for this position.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 12 Months.

 

Child Protection Case Worker Damaturu

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 year
  • LocationYobe
  • Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit

Requisition ID: req4517

Sector: Child Protection

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Nigeria

SCOPE OF WORK:

Brief description of the position’s role within the Project(s):

The Case worker will conduct all steps of the case management process for a specified number of individual children vulnerable to abuse, exploitation, neglect and violence (especially UASC, Children at risk of other protection concerns and Children Associated with Armed Forces and Groups (CAAFAG) and their families.

Position objectives:

  • To ensure that children harmed or at risk of being harmed are identified and receive individual case management support by documentation, assessment, care plan, direct service provision, referral and follow up for an assigned number of children.
  • To provide support to families (particularly foster and alternative care givers) in the process.
  • To liaise with other case workers and social workers  on management of caseload and referrals

Who this position reports to:

The Case Worker reports to the Case Management Assistant.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical Quality

  • Provide individual case management for children in communities to be specified in relation to all case management steps, tools and procedures.
  • Provide support for families, foster and alternative care systems.
  • Ensure regular communication with the CP/CM manager for updates on achievements and challenges

Grant Monitoring and Reporting

  • Provide input for weekly and staff activity reports. .

Coordination & Representation

  • Effectively communicate with other caseworkers, government social workers and service providers as part of providing individual case management.
  • Regularly attend case management meetings at field level

Program Development

  • Contribute to the development of proposal activities in relation to case management.
  • Coordinate with other IRC sectors staff (e.g. WPE, Protection, Health and Livelihoods) at field level

Other

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of field teams; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and  liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Qualifications:

  • A minimum qualification of Technical diploma or degree in social work of any of the social sciences.
  • At least 1 year experience in implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well.
  • Fluency in English required and in Kanuri, Hausa and Furfurde preferred

Work Environment:

Security level is red. The situation in Damaturu is currently calm.

Travel and other requirements: Frequent travel and relocation can be a requirement for this position.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 12 Months.

 

Child Protection Officer Damaturu

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 year
  • LocationYobe
  • Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit

Requisition ID: req4528

Sector: Child Protection

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Nigeria

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • S/he will need to coordinate with the Case workers, CP assistants and other relevant technical sectors, to ensure a rapid, proportionate and effective response.
  • S/he will closely work with the child protection committee members to ensure that they are addressing child protection concerns within their respective communities.
  • S/he will coordinate the monthly child protection committee meetings to ensure that they are addressing child protection concerns within their respective communities.
  • Work closely with SHLS and SAFE facilitators and Make referrals of the registered children in need of care and protection
  • Ensure that children are followed up and receiving proper case management.
  • Ensure that cases are prepared for case discussions/ case management meetings
  • In collaboration with the CP coordinator conduct trainings for the partner staff, the ministry staff and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all activities under his/her supervision are conducted so as to comply with the obligations of the IRC beneficiaries, staff and other stakeholders under his/her jurisdiction, in accordance system of quality supervision, including the CPiE minimum standard and SPHERE standards

Program Implementation and Development:

  • Identify gaps in service provision to children identified and documented, with a special attention to UASC and proactively referring and advocate for those gaps to relevant in coordination with the CP Manager
  • Together with the case workers, ensure vulnerability of the identified and registered children are responded to involvement of the community where appropriate ensuring the best interest of the child.
  • Establish/maintain a regular system of project evaluation and progress monitoring, using both qualitative and quantitative indicators, data collection, feeding into program adjustments and regular reporting as well as advocacy and new programme development
  • Coordinate with the CP sub sector (Coordination at the field level) in order to assure that adequate and children centered solutions are taken in consideration in the strategic planning of activities

Reporting:

  • Ensure the cases that are identified and registered are captured correctly and shared with the M&E officer.

Qualifications:

  • Technical diploma or degree in social work, human rights, or related degree preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year experience of implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well and work in cross-cultural setting.
  • Fluency in English and/or (other languages) preferred or required

Benefits:

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 12 Months.

Working Environment:

  • The position will be based in Damaturu.

 

Child Protection Case Worker Gwoza

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 year
  • LocationBorno
  • Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit

Requisition ID: req4521

Sector: Child Protection

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Nigeria

SCOPE OF WORK:

Brief description of the position’s role within the Project(s):

The Case worker will conduct all steps of the case management process for a specified number of individual children vulnerable to abuse, exploitation, neglect and violence (especially UASC, Children at risk of other protection concerns and Children Associated with Armed Forces and Groups (CAAFAG) and their families.

Position objectives:

  • To ensure that children harmed or at risk of being harmed are identified and receive individual case management support by documentation, assessment, care plan, direct service provision, referral and follow up for an assigned number of children.
  • To provide support to families (particularly foster and alternative care givers) in the process.
  • To liaise with other case workers and social workers  on management of caseload and referrals

Who this position reports to:

The Case Worker reports to the Case Management Assistant.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical Quality

  • Provide individual case management for children in communities to be specified in relation to all case management steps, tools and procedures.
  • Provide support for families, foster and alternative care systems.
  • Ensure regular communication with the CP/CM manager for updates on achievements and challenges

Grant Monitoring and Reporting

  • Provide input for weekly and staff activity reports. .

Coordination & Representation

  • Effectively communicate with other caseworkers, government social workers and service providers as part of providing individual case management.
  • Regularly attend case management meetings at field level

Program Development

  • Contribute to the development of proposal activities in relation to case management.
  • Coordinate with other IRC sectors staff (e.g. WPE, Protection, Health and Livelihoods) at field level

Other

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of field teams; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and  liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Qualifications:

  • A minimum qualification of Technical diploma or degree in social work of any of the social sciences.
  • At least 1 year experience in implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well.
  • Fluency in English required and in Kanuri, Hausa and Furfurde preferred

Work Environment:

The situation in Gwoza is currently calm.

Travel and other requirements: Frequent travel and relocation can be a requirement for this position.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 12 Months.

 

Child Protection Case Worker Mubi

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 year
  • LocationAdamawa
  • Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit

Details:

Requisition ID: req4522

Sector: Child Protection

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Nigeria

 

SCOPE OF WORK:

Brief description of the position’s role within the Project(s):

The Case worker will conduct all steps of the case management process for a specified number of individual children vulnerable to abuse, exploitation, neglect and violence (especially UASC, Children at risk of other protection concerns and Children Associated with Armed Forces and Groups (CAAFAG) and their families.

Position objectives:

  • To ensure that children harmed or at risk of being harmed are identified and receive individual case management support by documentation, assessment, care plan, direct service provision, referral and follow up for an assigned number of children.
  • To provide support to families (particularly foster and alternative care givers) in the process.
  • To liaise with other case workers and social workers  on management of caseload and referrals

Who this position reports to:

The Case Worker reports to the Case Management Assistant.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical Quality

  • Provide individual case management for children in communities to be specified in relation to all case management steps, tools and procedures.
  • Provide support for families, foster and alternative care systems.
  • Ensure regular communication with the CP/CM manager for updates on achievements and challenges

Grant Monitoring and Reporting

  • Provide input for weekly and staff activity reports. .

Coordination & Representation

  • Effectively communicate with other caseworkers, government social workers and service providers as part of providing individual case management.
  • Regularly attend case management meetings at field level

Program Development

  • Contribute to the development of proposal activities in relation to case management.
  • Coordinate with other IRC sectors staff (e.g. WPE, Protection, Health and Livelihoods) at field level

Other

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of field teams; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and  liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Qualifications:

  • A minimum qualification of Technical diploma or degree in social work of any of the social sciences.
  • At least 1 year experience in implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well.
  • Fluency in English required and in Kanuri, Hausa and Furfurde preferred

Work Environment:

The situation in Mubi (Adamawa) is currently calm.

Travel and other requirements: Frequent travel and relocation can be a requirement for this position.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 12 Months.

 

Child Protection Case Worker Maiduguri

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 year
  • LocationBorno
  • Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit

Requisition ID: req4516

Sector: Child Protection

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Nigeria

 

SCOPE OF WORK:

Brief description of the position’s role within the Project(s):

The Case worker will conduct all steps of the case management process for a specified number of individual children vulnerable to abuse, exploitation, neglect and violence (especially UASC, Children at risk of other protection concerns and Children Associated with Armed Forces and Groups (CAAFAG) and their families.

Position objectives:

  • To ensure that children harmed or at risk of being harmed are identified and receive individual case management support by documentation, assessment, care plan, direct service provision, referral and follow up for an assigned number of children.
  • To provide support to families (particularly foster and alternative care givers) in the process.
  • To liaise with other case workers and social workers  on management of caseload and referrals

Who this position reports to:

The Case Worker reports to the Case Management Assistant.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical Quality

  • Provide individual case management for children in communities to be specified in relation to all case management steps, tools and procedures.
  • Provide support for families, foster and alternative care systems.
  • Ensure regular communication with the CP/CM manager for updates on achievements and challenges

Grant Monitoring and Reporting

  • Provide input for weekly and staff activity reports. .

Coordination & Representation

  • Effectively communicate with other caseworkers, government social workers and service providers as part of providing individual case management.
  • Regularly attend case management meetings at field level

Program Development

  • Contribute to the development of proposal activities in relation to case management.
  • Coordinate with other IRC sectors staff (e.g. WPE, Protection, Health and Livelihoods) at field level

Other

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of field teams; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and  liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Qualifications:

  • A minimum qualification of Technical diploma or degree in social work of any of the social sciences.
  • At least 1 year experience in implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well.
  • Fluency in English required and in Kanuri, Hausa and Furfurde preferred

Work Environment:

Security level is red. The situation in MMC/Jere is currently calm.

Travel and other requirements: Frequent travel and relocation can be a requirement for this position.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 12 Months.

 

Deadline: Not Specified



How to Apply

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

Professional Standards:

  • All IRC staff are required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.
  • Uphold the IRC Child Safeguarding Policy and ensure the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the workplace and communities of intervention.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.  






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