KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
- · Manage and support the individual case management process including identification, documentation and referrals.
- · Provide problem solving solutions to community workers.
- · Coordinate with other agencies relating to interagency Child Protection and psycho social issues arising within the response region.
- · Liaise with local authority leadership regarding Child Protection and psycho social issues to be addressed at community level.
- · Facilitate regular meetings with local community leaders (zone leaders) regarding community based child protection and psycho social interventions and actions;
- · Ensure the correct management of Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS) CFS monitoring tools documentation at Woreda level;
- · Facilitate participatory analysis and planning at Woreda levels to identify and prioritise risks posed to children;
- · Provide CP community Workers with technical support regarding complex cases or specific technical difficulties
- · Responsible for the overall project implementation, works with and supervises the activities of Community based CFS facilitators at the Child Friendly Spaces
- · Supervise the woreda Child Friendly Space locations by visiting Child Friendly Spaces on a regular basis, ensuring that activities are implemented in an appropriate manner and according to schedule
- · Provide technical capacity to CFS facilitators on basic concepts CPiE, PFA and PSS to roll out activities based on agreed minimum standards.
- · Ensure accurate attendance is taken at least two times/week and given to Coordinator on Thursdays
- · Ensure that missing children are followed up and that regular meetings occur between CFS and communities
- · Contribute to the design of an overall programme contingency plan.
- · Produce timely progress reports, including both quantitative and qualitative information, on CP activities and input into regular situation reports.
- · Identify and build links with other partners, ensuring that issues for child protection and psycho social support are raised and addressed.
- · Comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to Child Protection, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies
EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
- Advanced degree in psychology, social work or child protection related field with a minimum of 5 years related work experience in the area of Child Protection. Experience in child protection in emergencies is a benefit.
- Experience in working with government counterparts and other partners at various levels – federal to district. This includes technical support, capacity building and coordination.
- Excellent understanding of Child Protection issues in Ethiopia at both field and policy levels in general and excellent understanding of child protection in emergencies in particular.
- Practical understanding of the challenges and opportunities in realizing children’s rights in Ethiopia more specific Amhara conflict, in relation to thematic area.
- Experience in managing Child Protection projects in emergency conflict context
- Strong data collection, analysis and report writing skills.
- Demonstrable experience in M&E
- Good presentation, training and facilitation skills
- Proven ability to manage a complex and demanding workload
- Good spoken and written English,
- Good computer skills (particularly Excel, Word and databases)
- Commitment to Save the Children child protection policies
How to Apply
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/in/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en for External