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Community Based Case Worker

Community Based Case Worker
Street Child, Nigeria

Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Jan 29, 2024
Last Date
Feb 29, 2024
Location(s)

Job Description

Position: Community Based Case Worker
No. of positions: 12
Reports To: Reintegration/GBV Officer
Duty Station: 6 in Borno state and 6 in Adamawa state
Contract Term: 1-year fixed term with possibility of extension
Working Hours: Monday to Thursday 8:30am - 5:15pm, Friday 8:30am - 1:30pm

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct assessments of children's protection needs, including those who have been affected by armed conflict, displacement, and other forms of violence.
  • Identify and prioritize children and families requiring case management and support services.
  • Develop and implement individual case plans that address the specific protection, psychosocial, and reintegration needs of children.
  • Provide direct counseling and support to children and families, utilizing child-centered, trauma-informed, and culturally sensitive approaches.
  • Collaborate with community-based structures and organizations to ensure timely and appropriate support for child protection concerns.
  • Facilitate and coordinate family tracing and reunification processes for separated and unaccompanied children.
  • Engage with relevant stakeholders, including government agencies, community leaders, and service providers, to advocate for the protection and well-being of children.
  • Document all case management activities accurately and timely by relevant guidelines and standards.
  • Support the monitoring and evaluation of child protection and reintegration programs, contributing to the measurement of impact and outcomes.
  • Contribute to capacity-building initiatives for community members and partners on child protection systems and best practices.
  • Should know and be able to use the Primero interface.
  • He / She shall also undertake any other role or responsibility assigned by the CP program manager.

Reporting:

  • The caseworker will report directly to the reintegration officer.
  • Represent Street Child at coordination meetings at the community level and report minutes to the reintegration officer.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, child development, or a related field.
  • At least two years of experience in child protection, case management, and reintegration, preferably in humanitarian or conflict-affected settings.
  • In-depth understanding of child protection principles, international standards, and national legislation.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills, with the ability to engage with diverse stakeholders.

Job Specification

Job Rewards and Benefits

Street Child

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