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Social Worker

Position Description:

Required:   Three /3/

Reports to: Project Coordinator

Duty Station: Hammer, Nyangatom and Dassenech Weredas  

Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2023

Term of Employment: one-year contract with a possibility of extension based on the performance

Job summary:

The Social Worker will be responsible to running the day-to-day activities of the project (planning, implementation, reporting and communication). S/he is also responsible to conduct assessment of each target beneficiary and develop a plan accordingly; Carry out project activities, particularly with the guidance of the Project Coordinator.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct identification, assessment, documentation and referral (to relevant services) and follow-up of protection cases.
  • Carry out case management activities for children who are at risk other children at risk or victims of child abuse and SGBV.
  • Facilitate alternative care arrangement including placement of children in foster or kinship care arrangements and regularly follow up their situations.
  • Provide information, advice and facilitate access to social services for vulnerable children
  • Conduct home visits to follow-up on interventions with families.
  • Properly document all protection cases that went through the case management process
  • Work as a case manager or case management focal person at Woreda level.
  • Conduct vulnerability analysis in line with Save the Children vulnerability assessment toolkit and define targets for case management services
  • Map and coordinate with service providers to support case management activities
  • Perform outreach activities in the intervention areas covered by the project, including community-based awareness raising sessions.
  • Actively participate on identification of community based child protection mechanisms, capacity gaps and participate in building their capacity.
  • Build the capacity of children, families and community to collectively engage on identified issues.
  • Facilitate multi sectorial linkages at Woreda level to prevent, protect and respond to child protection risks.
  • Facilitate and provide trainings, workshops for community members, and other stakeholders.
  • Work closely with key stakeholders at woreda level and community-based child protection structures to provide psychosocial support for children.
  • Assists Child Protection Officer/ Child Protection Case Management Officer in overseeing implementation of Project activities
  • Document best practices of the project activities and share with the project team.
  • Performs other related activities as assigned by his immediate supervior

Job Requirements

  • BA degree in social work, psychology or sociology and 4 years of other relevant work experience in NGO specifically experienced in child protection, migration works, and community-based child protection mechanisms in NGO environment is preferable
  •  Experience in delivering case management, community sensitization/mobilization, and psychosocial support.
  • Computer literate
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with team
  • Fluency in English, writing and speaking
  • knowledge of local language is plusable  
  • Knowledge of local culture, langues and community values