ROLE PURPOSE:

The Social Worker is a key staff in the project who will work under direct supervision of child protection officer she/he will work closely with children and their families in the community and she/he will be in direct contact with them for supporting children on their protection concerns and awareness raising on COVID-19.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Child Protection Officer

Role Dimensions: The post holder will establish good working relationship with project staff within internal environment.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :

Conduct community socialization and mobilization activities with targeted communities mostly focus on door to door meetings.
Organize community-based awareness raising sessions considering family-based meetings on COVID-19.
Community level advocacy and awareness raising on prevention and mitigation of Child rights and issues.
To assist the project team in conduction of awareness raising sessions and other hygiene kits distribution at community level.
Identify the cases an safely refferal.
Conducting meeting with children, families and community leader to bring changes in the children life and create a protective environment for them.
Identification and reporting of key child protection issues at community level.
Triangulation to identify key intermediaries/ respondents and through chain of referrals seeks consultation to complete documentation of case profiles through questionnaires and focus group discussions.
Conduct training to family members on child rights and child protection
Provide psychosocial support to families who needs psychosocial support
Weekly base comprehensive reporting to child protection officer
To attend district level DCAPN meeting in order to discuss child protection concerns at district level.
Prepare weekly and monthly report and share with line supervisor on regular basis
Prepare weekly and monthly plan and share with line supervisor at the begging of the month/week.
Utilizing knowledge and resources in efficient manner to input for designing future intervention to improve the lives and access to opportunities of children to basic child rights
Work closely with other community-based facilitators and coordinate field level activities together.
Any other task assigned by line supervisor

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:

QUALIFICATIONS

12th grade graduate and 14th grade degree is preferred
Well communicate in Pashto, Dari and English
Familiar with community mobilization and socialization

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

Minimum 2 years experience in similar position in national or international NGOs
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Excellent communication skills in Pashtu/Dari language.
Good in conducting timely meeting.
Knowledge of Child Protection
Knowledge of working with communities, specifically in engaging communities to identify issues and working with them to implement plan.
Ability to travel to districts and other province when it is required.
Committed to the aims and principles of Save the Children, including adherence to the child protection policy.
Detail-oriented skills
Accuracy with responsibilities

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position by sending the below documents mentioning the position title and vacancy number (21-058) in the subject of their email before closing date 15 May 2021

* Letter of Interest and Update CV as a single document
* SCI application form:  http://www.acbar.org/upload/1572430756959.docx
Save the Children International provides an equal employment opportunity and does not ask for money at any stage of recruitment.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse

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