CP/SGBV Case Management Case Worker
about the Role:
Supporting individual children and families through provision of case management services and increasing the community’s capacity to identify and respond to child protection concerns.
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
CP/SGBV Case Management Case Worker’s responsibilities:
• Provide case management services and psychosocial support to vulnerable children, including children survivor of SGBV, children at risk of abuse, exploitation, neglect, violence, and unaccompanied or separated children.
• Ensure children receive individual case management support by conducting identification, registration, assessments, case plans, direct service provision, referrals and follow up support for an assigned caseload of children, in line with Case Management SOPs.
• Conduct follow-up and monitoring visits based on the child’s needs.
• Ensure that urgent and challenging cases are immediately discussed with direct supervisor.
• Map CP/SGBV protection concern in the community.
• Support the implementation and analysis of GBV assessments.
• Conduct CP/SGBV case management for survivors following all the steps.
• Refer CP/SGBV cases to the specialized services where Applicable.
• Work with protection teams to design appropriate CP/ GBV prevention and response messages.
• Establish and maintain constructive relationships with service providers to facilitate case management referrals in project sites, under the supervision of the Child protection Coordinator.
• Work closely with SCI teams and other partners to ensure the effective identification of vulnerable and at-risk children.
• Ensure that confidentiality, informed consent, the best interests of the child, Do No Harm, and other case management principles and best practices are adhered to throughout the case management process, including the utilisation of appropriate tools and case management forms
• Work with cultural sensitivity and respect the dignity of vulnerable children and families and members of the host communities at all times.
• Community Mobilisation
• Unaccompanied and Separated Children – FTR and Alternative Care
• Administration, Documentation and Reports
Qualifications and experience
• 2 years’ experience working with children and child protection & SGBV case management or community in case management and SGBV domain.
• Ability to communicate in English, French and Kinyarwanda through verbal and written communication.
• Good technical understanding of child protection, SGBV and community based approaches.
• Computer knowledge.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Be able to prioritize tasks.
• Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.
• Experience with community development, working with children and schools.
• Very good communication and interpersonal skills.
• The ability to think critically and to recommend good solutions to problems.
• Strong Organizational skills.
• Ability to conduct outreach at the community level.
Contract length: Open Ended
Location: Kirehe /Mahama
No of positions: 1
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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued
This position is on Child Safeguarding- Level 3: The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs. Or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
We are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all those who work for us and for all those who come into contact with our staff and representatives, including children and members of the communities with whom we work.
SCI takes a zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment and any other conduct that is discriminatory or disrespectful to others.
Deadline for receiving applications is October 11th, 2019
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. *
*Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*