21 Mar 2023

Social Worker at Imagine1day International Organization

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Job Description

Job Overview:

The child protection and GBV social worker is responsible to oversee the implementation of child protection and GBV in emergencies (CPiE) interventions at Woredas site in line with the CP GBV in emergencies response plan. She/he will provide technical support to ensure quality implementation, standardization, monitoring and evaluation of all activities.

Main responsibilities;

The Child Protection and GBV Social Worker shall:

  • With technical guidance from the regional CPiE coordinator, in collaboration with imagine 1day and WoWCA staffs and community based child protection volunteers and as part of the overall response plan implementation, key programme interventions.
  • Ensure that the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action and the Guideline for Gender Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action are maintained at Woreda level.
  • Implement, follow up and report on the implementation of action plans agreed by community based child protection mechanisms.
  • Provide guidance and support to community-based child protection volunteers at Woreda for the implementation of CPiE response interventions.
  • Provide guidance and technical support to community-based structures (CRCs/CCCs) and caregivers / parents on emerging issues.
  • Regular update of the ongoing child protection situation and services in the Woreda and timely reporting to WoWCA staffs for the purpose of additional support and woreda level coordination.
  • Undertake proper recording and regular filing of documentation / reports of data collected at Woreda based on an agreed checklist as well as maintain the data protection protocol including confidentiality of data.
  • Promote engagement and participation of children in all services provided at the community based child protection mechanisms.
  • Provide timely weekly, biweekly and monthly progress reports to imagine 1day (including 5Ws inputs by all partners) for consolidation and to share with the regional CPiE coordinator.
  • Provide on-site briefs for BoWCA, UNICEF, donors, and other visitors as informed by imagine 1day.

Job Requirements

  • Education to BSc/BA/ level in Social Work, Sociology, Development Studies or similar or equivalent field experience.
  • Two year and above work experience working in humanitarian programmes / preferably with experience in child protection in emergencies interventions is encouraged.
  • Knowledge of established inter-agency standards and guidelines in child protection, such as the Inter-agency Guidelines on Separated and Unaccompanied Children, Child Friendly Spaces Handbook, the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action, and Guideline for Gender Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action.
  • Experience in training and capacity building, particularly in strengthening various duty bearers’ response to child protection.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating child protection programmes in emergency, transition and development contexts is an asset.
  • Excellent writing skills in English language.
  • Excellent communication skills in the language of the duty station and English.
  • Willingness and commitment to deployment in remote areas / IDPs site.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 30 March. 2023


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