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Job at Save the Children : 11 Positions available (Deadline: 10 April 2017)

Job at Save the Children : 11 Positions available (Deadline: 10 April 2017)

Job at Save the Children : ARV Nurse (Deadline: 10 April 2017)

TITLE:  ARV Nurse

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Health    

LOCATION: Kirehe District (Mahama Refugee Camp)

GRADE: 4            

CONTRACT LENGTH: one year

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3:  the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE:

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Program Coordinator – HIV/TB

Staff reporting to this post: NA

Budget Responsibilities:

Role Dimensions:

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

•             Ensure cordial reception of patients

•             Ensure good patient registration

•             Implement a nursing care plan specifically to every patient

•             Properly complete and regularly records, drugs, and mark all important data for proper monitoring of the patient (Height, weight, blood pressure, pulse, …) and other items requested by the physician

•             Distribute drugs(ARTs) as prescribed by the physician on duty shift

•             Encourage patients to adherence. firmly to an HIV regimen—taking HIV medicines every day and exactly as prescribed.

•             Educate patients about side effect of medication

•             Lifelong ART initiation

•             carry out home visiting along with social worker

•             Assist departments to develop their individual service operational quality improvement plans

•             Participate in gathering patient satisfaction survey data from admitted patients

•             Management of equipment and materials within ART department

•             Occasionally, participates in departments meeting and assessment of services, to implement recommendations from data analysis for quality improvement.

•             Condom distribution refer for HIV positive cases

•             Reporting timely any challenge related to the further management of the patients to in charge of ART department and physician in charge.

•             Any task requested by line manager

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

QUALIFICATIONS 

A qualified Registered Nurse registered

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

Desirable

•             At least two (2) years working experience working with international NGO.

•             Excellent liaison abilities and good communication skills (French, Kiswahili and English preferred).

•             Willingness to work in resource poor environment and be culturally sensitive.

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.

CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCI’s Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.  This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to [email protected]. The deadline for receiving applications is 10th April 2017.

                                *Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted




Job at Save the Children:  VCT Councellor  (Deadline: 10 April 2017)

TITLE:  VCT Counsellor

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Health    

LOCATION: Kirehe District (Mahama Refugee Camp)

GRADE: 4            

CONTRACT LENGTH: one year

CHILD SAFEGUARDING: (select only one)

Level 3:  the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE:

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Program Coordinator – HIV/TB

Staff reporting to this post: NA

Budget Responsibilities: NA

Role Dimensions:

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Assist in establishing VCT services in Mahama Refugee Camp (in the newly established) Health Centre supported by SC.
  • Perform HIV/AIDS counselling and testing.
  • Ensure that all pregnant mothers are counselled and tested for HIV at all entry points (e.g., antenatal care, labour and delivery, postnatal care, Expanded Program of immunization, nutrition program and general outpatient department).
  • Support facilities with the provision of comprehensive TB/HIV/AIDS services, focusing on PMTCT and pediatric care and treatment.
  • Adhere to MOH standards at VCT&PMTCT and pediatric care and treatment services including registration and reporting.
  • Ensure the tools are followed in the continuation of clinical and periodic immunological staging and monitoring of all HIV-infected children.
  • Ensure the availability and proper use of diagnostic tools, job aids and therapies for health facilities.
  • Arrange referral if deemed necessary for PLWHIV for further services to ensure continuum of care
  • In collaboration with TB/HIV coordinator ensure monitoring and evaluation including information system management is established in the Health Centre
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

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

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A1 degree /certificate holder in Nursing, social work, sociology, psychology or other related sector
  • Trained VCT counsellor, Psychologist or Nurse Trained in VCT services with 1year experience in HIV/AIDs programming
  • Having a background of Nursing will be an added value

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

Desirable

  • At least two (2) years working experience in clinical HIV programs
  • 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.

CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCI’s Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.  This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to [email protected]. The deadline for receiving applications is 10th April 2017.

                                *Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted




Job at Save the Children:  Social worker  (Deadline: 10 April 2017)

TITLE:  Social worker

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Health    

LOCATION: Kirehe District (Mahama Refugee Camp)

GRADE: 4            

CONTRACT LENGTH: one year

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3:  the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Program Coordinator – HIV/TB

Staff reporting to this post: NA

Budget Responsibilities: NA

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

•             Help patients navigate the complicated levels of public assistance requirements and other hierarchal social services

•             Help HIV patients by advocate for basic human necessities like food and shelter.

•             Help patients tackle the stigmatization of being treated as living with HIV.




•             Incorporate cultural sensitivity into daily work with patients tackling myths about HIV/AIDS by encouraging learning and advocacy.

•             Teach patients safer sex practices, encourage condom use, and provide a safe and nurturing environment that promotes healing and self-confidence.

•             Help patients regain control of their lives through self-reflection.

•             Conduct health education to the patient and his family, attend health education sessions to other patients seen in hospital

•             Design of the micro-social support services

•             Make the necessary support processes of social or abandoned cases and coordinate activities aimed at assisting vulnerable

•             Conduct home visit to PLWA

•             following a social worker’s care plan

•             Keeping records and writing reports

•             Perform duties requested by his supervisor in the work

•             Observe and respect the values & taboos as developed in the internal regulation rules

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

QUALIFICATIONS 

1.            A1 degree /certificate holder in Social Sciences (Social work, Sociology,

2.            Having a certificate in counselling is an added value

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

Desirable

At least one year working experience in clinical HIV programs

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

CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCI’s Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.  This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to [email protected]. The deadline for receiving applications is 10th April 2017.

                                *Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted




Job at Save the Children : SGBV Coordinator  (Deadline: 10 April 2017)

TITLE:  SGBV Coordinator

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Protection – Emergency Response            

LOCATION: Kirehe – Mahama Camp

GRADE: TBC       

CONTRACT LENGTH: 12 months

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3:  the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE:

The Coordinator will be responsible for guiding protection team SGBV case workers and case management case workers and CP officers through the case management process, providing daily coaching/mentoring/conferencing, maintaining the SGBV Database, reinforcing reporting mechanisms, managing confidential data and participating in Best Interest Determination procedures as necessary. He/she will as well be responsible for guiding the Para social workers and community mobilisers on the identification the specific needs of vulnerable women and single mothers, provide them psychosocial support and make their capacity building plan. Guiding community Engagement Officers in strengthening, supervising, and coaching the community based volunteers in provision of PSS to persons of concerns.




In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Protection Manager

Staff reporting to this post:

Direct: SGBV Case Workers

Indirect : Community Volunteers

Budget Responsibilities: N/A

Role Dimensions: Leads on external coordination on behalf of the SGBV and supports the establishment of referral pathways. Focal point for SGBV prevention and response internally, and oversees SGBV community engagement activities.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Programme Management and Technical Support

•             Responsible for the management, implementation, monitoring and quality of the SGBV Case Management project activities and staff, and for providing guidance and technical support to the SGBV team.

•             Ensure regular case review meetings and cases conferences are conducted to reflect on progress and to accommodate the lessons learned and improve case management system accordingly.

•             Lead the identification process of vulnerable women and the assessment of their specific need so as to develop an advocacy and capacity building plan accordingly.

•             Ensure the effective operation and management of the community based structures dedicated to SGBV prevention including Sociotherapy groups, male role models, anti GBV clubs etc.

•             Ensure that the implementation of all SGBV activities in the camp is in conformity with SCI, UNHCR and Plan’s standards and policies.

•             Supervision: The Coordinator will manage all the Community engagement and SGBV Officers

•             Engagement and SGBV case workers, Community Based Protection Mechanisms, and children/adolescents.

•             Ensure regular coordination meetings, case review meetings and conferences are conducted to reflect on progress and to accommodate the lessons learned and improve case management system accordingly and participate in Best Interest Determination as appropriate.

•             Design and facilitate community mobilization/sensitization campaigns in collaboration with Community .

•             SCI’s child-centered community development approach as well as international minimum standards/guidelines and localized SOPs will guide the implementation of project activities.

Capacity Building

•             Conduct and supervise training with men and boys, women and girls on social norms change and SGBV prevention and response using agreed methodology

•             Provide training and on-the-job capacity building to SGBV Case Workers and volunteers

•             Build the capacity of partners, project team in case management, and strengthen child protection case management activities

External Coordination and Representation

•             Ensure effective coordination with other partners including MIDIMAR, UNHCR, ICRC, Plan, Red-Cross, LAF, the police, etc. in the implementation of activities.

•             Working in collaboration: The Coordinator will work closely with UNHCR and MIDIMAR, district authorities, National Police and other implementing partners.

MEAL

•             Conduct regular monitoring and evaluation activities to ensure quality programming.

•             Assessment: regular, participatory assessments/feedback surveys will be conducted with refugees. Findings will be shared with a variety of actors.

Reporting and Data Management

•             Information management: The Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring the collection of relevant and quality data on all protection activities.

•             Produce monthly data and regular narrative reports for different stakeholders as well as donor narrative reports of high quality (in collaboration with line manager and the Program Quality Assurance Officer).

•             Ensure the SGBV database is set up, regularly updated and efficiently managed in collaboration with CPIMS.

•             Ensure compliance with Save the Children’s Information Management Protocol.

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice) (Section should not consist of Competencies as this are the standard 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

QUALIFICATIONS 

University degree in social sciences, arts, public administration, social administration, community development.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

•             2 years’ experience working with children and community mobilization in institutions or community in case management and SGBV domain.

•             Ability to communicate in English and French and Kinyarwanda through verbal and written communication.

•             Good technical understanding of child protection, gender and community based approaches

•             Computer knowledge.

•             Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

•             Be able to prioritize tasks.

•             Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.

•             Experience with community development, working with children and schools.

•             Very good communication and interpersonal skills.

•             The ability to think critically and to recommend good solutions to problems.

•             Strong Organizational skills.

•             Ability to conduct outreach at the community level.

Desirable

•             Experience in refugee and/or emergency contexts.

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.

CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCI’s Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.  This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to [email protected]. The deadline for receiving applications is 10th April 2017.

                                *Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




Job at SAVE the Children  :  Nurse (Deadline: 10 April 2017)

JOB TITLE:  Nurse

TEAM/PROGRAMME: HEALTH  

LOCATION: Mahama Camp

GRADE:  4                                           

POST TYPE: 4 months

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3 – The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

ROLE PURPOSE:

The Nurse will work to contribute to an improvement in the overall health of the targeted refugee population of Mahama Camp through the provision of quality primary health care. ( Curative OPD, Promotive and Preventive Health Care)

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to clinical Medical lead

Line Management Responsibility: None

Budget responsibility: N/A

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

•             Responsible for the general running of the OPD in Diagnosis and treatment as per MOH/WHO guidelines.

•             Review all patients  requiring referral to secondary level Health facilities for further management

•             Undertake minor surgical procedures like I&D, Suturing of deep wounds etc

•             To conduct Nursing care of patients as per Doctors guidelines & Instructions

•             Ensure compliance to MoH/WHO guidelines of rational drug use

•             In collaboration with the consulting staff (MD,s Midwife & Fellow  Nurses) provide treatment as per MOH/WHO treatment guidelines and protocols

•             Follow disease surveillance and trends through review of weekly and monthly morbidity data generated from the clinic

•             Work with other Medical Team PHC Nurse to operationalize emergency preparedness to be able to responding to any potential outbreaks

•             Monitor medical consumptions and re-supply based on the data collected at the service delivery to minimize stock rupture.

•             Together with other Medical Team review and analyze all compiled data before submission to Management, MoH& UNHCR

•             In additional to the above listed responsibilities the Nurse will also be responsible for any other duty deemed necessary by the Line Manager.

Capacity Building:

•             Identify learning and training opportunities for Save the Children health staff and partners and work as a mentor and role model for less experienced staff.

General:

•             Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

CORE BEHAVIOURS

Understanding humanitarian contexts and application of humanitarian principles:

•             Able to access and analyse key issues in the humanitarian situation and formulate actions around them

•             Actively engages in disaster coordination mechanisms and interagency cooperation

•             Leads on the development of an organisational response based on an understanding of the contexts

Achieving results effectively:

•             Ensures beneficiary and partner feedback is incorporated into programme design, planning and learning

•             Demonstrates flexibility to adapt plans and make decisions in rapidly changing environments

•             Actively manages risk and takes action to reduce risk

•             Makes changes to improve performance as a result of information received

•             Documents lessons learned and applies them to future projects

Maintaining and developing collaborative relationships:

•             Develops strategies for teams to work across traditional boundaries, working in diverse environments

•             Establishes clear objectives with teams and individuals and monitors progress and performance

•             Fosters collaborative, transparent and accountable relationships through partners

•             Uses negotiation and conflict resolution skills to support positive outcomes

Operating safely and securely:

•             Demonstrates an understanding of wider UN/NGO security coordination and how the organisation can benefit from, and contribute to, those mechanisms

•             Undertakes effective risk assessments and develops contingency plans

•             Takes appropriate, coordinated and consistent action to handle situations of personal risk and risk for others

•             Reduces vulnerability by complying with safety and security protocols set by the organisation

Managing yourself in a pressured and changing environment:

•             Helps team members to practice stress management through prioritization of workloads and modelling of appropriate self-care

•             Remains focused on the objectives and goals in a rapidly changing environment

•             Remains effective and retains perspective in the face of difficult or demanding situations

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our 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

•             Creates a managerial environment across the Region to lead, enable and maintain our culture of child safeguarding

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

•             Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale

Collaboration:

•             Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters

•             Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.

Creativity:

•             Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

Integrity:

•             honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence

•             displays consistent excellent judgement

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES

Qualifications

1.            A qualified Registered Nurse with tropical medicine experience, registered / licensed by medical practitioners board

2.            Experience in working in PHCU’s and health center/hospital setting.

3.            Experience working with international NGO.

4.            Excellent liaison abilities and good communication skills (French, Kiswahili and English preferred).

5.            Willingness to work in resource poor environment and be culturally sensitive.

6.            Ability to produce basic reports in English

7.            Ability to work in a remote area and in context of insecurity issues.

8.            Experience managing Referral of patients from Primary Health Care centres to secondary level facilities

Desirable

•             Language skills in Kinyarwanda, French and Swahili

•             An area of particular expertise within humanitarian health

•             Experience of working on HIV programmes

Specific experience of working in consortia projects.

CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCI’s Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.  This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to [email protected]. The deadline for receiving applications is 10th April 2017.

                                *Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




Job at Save the Children :  Child Protection Officer –  community Mobilisation (Deadline: 10 April 2017)

TITLE:  Child Protection Officer – Community Mobilisation

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Child Protection – emergency response 

LOCATION: Kirehe – Mahama

GRADE: 6            

CONTRACT LENGTH: 12 months

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3:  the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE:

The Child Protection Officer is a member of Save the Children’s (SC) child protection team in the Kirehe Office. Under the supervision of Child Protection Coordinator, the Child Protection Officer Officer is responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating child protection community mobilization activities to promote effective and sustainable child and community participation in child protection. This includes support to children’s clubs, associations, platforms and committees, as well as awareness raising.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Child Protection Coordinator

Staff reporting to this post:

Direct: Community Volunteers

Indirect: N/A

Budget Responsibilities: N/A

Role Dimensions: This role will involve working to set up and support community based structures, as well as close working relationships with external stakeholders, camp management and internal departments.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

•             Support the Child Protection Coordinator to develop, implement and monitor quarterly, monthly and weekly activity plans to achieve expected results. This includes planning of activities, budgets and procurement.




•             Plan, organize, coordinate and monitor child protection outreach activities at community level. Activities may include meetings and discussions with members of the community.

•             Plan, organize, coordinate and monitor community events to disseminate messages about child protection.

•             Facilitate contacts with community groups and local associations.

•             Support and strengthen community based child protection mechanisms and child-led groups / clubs.

•             Develop educational tools for training and group facilitation in the field of community mobilization and in support of the team members, clubs and community networks.

•             Build and maintain a close link with the traditional communicators (if exists) to help get the message of protection.

•             Ensure the community based protection mechanism database is kept up-to-date.

•             In collaboration with the project monitoring and evaluation to ensure the documentation of interventions Save the Children in community mobilization (reports, weekly reports , monthly reports, interim reports , annual reports).

•             Support mechanisms for increasing children participation in CFS and YFS decision-making process regarding the space and at the camp level.

•             Working together with parents to ensure a holistic approach to child protection, supporting regular parents meetings.

•             Represent Save the Children and the program with relevant government and non government agencies to explain the programme, secure their support and follow up with them on progress.

•             Report any violation of the child safe guarding policy of Save the Children immediately.

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

QUALIFICATIONS : University or college qualification in social science or in a relevant area or equivalent work experience.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

•             Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience in child protection or related field.

•             Proven technical knowledge and skills in the field of Child Protection.

•             Proven ability to work as part of a team.

•             Ability to identify the main gaps in child protection in the given context to inform a holistic response for children.

•             Experience in community mobilization and awareness raising activities

•             Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact, and diplomacy.

•             Experience in training and capacity building and willingness to dedicate time and patience to developing others.

•             Experience in working through consultative and participatory processes and ability to balance multiple competing interests to work towards a common goal.

•             Strong organizational skills.

•             Ability to supervise and mentor staff to achieve results.

•             A good level of written and spoken English/ Kirundi and Kinyarwanda.

•             Good computer skills (MS Office, including Outlook for email).

•             Commitment to  and  understanding  of Child Rights and  Save  the  Children’s  aims,  values  and principles  including rights-based approaches.

Desirable

•             Experience working in emergency response and/or a refugee context.

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.

CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCI’s Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.  This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to [email protected]. The deadline for receiving applications is 10th April 2017.

                                *Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




Job at Save the Children :  Child protection officer (Deadline: 10 April 2017)

TITLE:  Child Protection Officer

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Child Protection – Emergency Response

LOCATION: Kirehe – Mahama

GRADE: 4            

CONTRACT LENGTH: 12 months

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3:  the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE:

The Child Protection Officer is a member of Save the Children’s (SC) child protection team in the Kirehe Office. Under the supervision of Child Protection Coordinator, the Child Protection Officer Officer is responsible for supervising and monitoring the implementation of child protection programme activities in Mahama camp, including the supervision of volunteers. This includes Save the Children’s child friendly spaces and psychosocial support, awareness raising activities and child resilience programme, as well as monitoring and evaluation.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Child Protection Coordinator

Staff reporting to this post:

Direct: Community Volunteers

Budget Responsibilities: N/A

Role Dimensions: Relationships with external actors in Mahama, community based structures, and internal departments.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Program Planning and Implementation

•             Support the Child Protection Coordinator to develop, implement and monitor quarterly, monthly and weekly activity plans to achieve expected results. This includes planning of activities, budgets and procurement.

•             Ensure that all planned activities such as CFS, community awareness raising and child resilience are implemented on time, to quality measures and within budget as per the monthly plan. Where challenges arise, ensure that these are flagged early, communicated to the Child Protection Coordinator and addressed in an appropriate way.




•             Technically lead program activities especially training and ensure that they are being implemented within SC’s and international quality standards.

•             Work with children’s platforms and support monthly meetings to map protection risks in the community and feedback for program improvement.

Child Friendly Spaces

•             Ensure child friendly space staff are identifying and referring vulnerable and at-risk children for case management support.

•             Provide support to the case management team, as required.

•             Work with cultural sensitivity and respect the dignity of vulnerable children and families and members of the host communities at all times.

•             Ensure that child friendly space provide a safe, inclusive and fun environment for all children, including vulnerable children and children with disabilities.

•             Working together with parents to ensure a holistic approach to child protection, conducting regular parents meetings.

•             Conduct focus group discussions with beneficiaries (parents and children) on the delivery of activities. Registers information collected through appropriate reporting tools and report this information to Child Protection Coordinator.

Monitoring and Reporting

•             Ensure that all program data is properly and regularly collected by field staff, check data and ensure that it is logically presented to the Child Protection Coordinator.

•             Contribute to the preparation of internal and external reports

•             Participate in team reviews of results and program progress.

Collaboration and Representation

•             Represent Save the Children and the program with relevant government and non government agencies to explain the programme, secure their support and follow up with them on progress.

•             Actively participate in internal coordination, bringing key issues, proposing solutions and collaborating with other teams to build synergies and efficiencies.

•             Support in mainstreaming child protection into other programme sectors.

Emergency Preparedness and Response

•             Actively participate in the Country Office’s emergency preparedness and planning processes as requested.

•             In case of emergency, be prepared to contribute to the delivery of an appropriate and timely response.

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

QUALIFICATIONS 

University or college qualification in social science or in a relevant area or equivalent work experience.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

•             Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience in child protection or related field.

•             Proven technical knowledge and skills in the field of Child Protection.

•             Proven ability to work as part of a team.

•             Ability to identify the main gaps in child protection in the given context to inform a holistic response for children.

•             Experience in community mobilization and awareness raising activities

•             Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact, and diplomacy.

•             Experience in training and capacity building and willingness to dedicate time and patience to developing others.

•             Experience in working through consultative and participatory processes and ability to balance multiple competing interests to work towards a common goal.

•             Strong organizational skills.

•             Ability to supervise and mentor staff to achieve results.

•             A good level of written and spoken English/ Kirundi and Kinyarwanda.

•             Good computer skills (MS Office, including Outlook for email).

•             Commitment to  and  understanding  of Child Rights and  Save  the  Children’s  aims,  values  and principles  including rights-based approaches

Desirable

•             Experience working in an emergency response and/or a refugee context.

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.

CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCI’s Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.  This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to [email protected]. The deadline for receiving applications is 10th April 2017.

                                *Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




Job at Save the Children : Case Worker (Deadline: 10 April 2017)

TITLE:  Case Worker

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Child Protection 

LOCATION: Kirehe – Mahama Camp

GRADE: 5            

CONTRACT LENGTH: 12 months

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3:  the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE:

Supporting individual children and families through provision of case management services and increasing the community’s capacity to identify and respond to child protection concerns.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Case Management Coordinator

Budget Responsibilities: N/A

Role Dimensions: Working directly with children and families while maintaining internal working relationships and external coordination and referrals.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Direct Case Management Support




•             Provide case management services and psychosocial support to vulnerable children, including children at risk of abuse, exploitation, neglect, violence, and unaccompanied or separated children.

•             Ensure children receive individual case management support by conducting registration, assessments, case plans, direct service provision, referrals and follow up support for an assigned caseload of children, in line with Case Management SOPs.

•             Conduct follow-up and monitoring visits based on the child’s needs.

•             Ensure that urgent and challenging cases are immediately discussed with direct supervisor.

•             Establish and maintain constructive relationships with service providers to facilitate case management referrals in project sites, under the supervision of the Case Management Officer.

•             Work closely with the CFS and community mobilisation teams to ensure the effective identification of vulnerable and at-risk children.

•             Ensure that confidentiality, informed consent, the best interests of the child, Do No Harm, and other case management principles and best practices are adhered to throughout the case management process, including the utilisation of appropriate tools and case management forms.

•             Work with cultural sensitivity and respect the dignity of vulnerable children and families and members of the host communities at all times.

Community Mobilisation

•             Support community based mechanisms, including selection, training and mentoring of para-social workers, as required, in collaboration with the responsible Child Protection Officer.

•             Support community awareness sessions on child protection concerns, identification of vulnerable children and the process of registration of separated/unaccompanied children including family tracing.

Unaccompanied and Separated Children – FTR and Alternative Care

•             In case of separated and unaccompanied children, document and follow up according to the standard family tracing and reunification procedures.

•             Provide reintegration support and follow up to reunified cases.

•             Monitor and support temporary care arrangements and foster care for separated/unaccompanied children.

Administration, Documentation and Reports

•             Maintain accurate and up-to-date case files for all child protection cases.

•             Participate in case conferences and case management meetings as required.

•             Adhere to strict confidentiality and information management standards and protocols, sharing information only in compliance with these standards

•             Support and participate in programme monitoring and evaluation activities as requested.

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

QUALIFICATIONS : University degree in social sciences, arts, public administration, social administration, community development.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

•             2 years’ experience working with children and community mobilization in institutions or community in case management and SGBV domain.

•             Ability to communicate in English and French and Kinyarwanda through verbal and written communication.

•             Good  technical understanding of child protection and community based approaches.

•             Computer knowledge.

•             Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

•             Be able to prioritize tasks.

•             Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.

•             Experience with community development, working with children and schools.

•             Very good communication and interpersonal skills.

•             The ability to think critically and to recommend good solutions to problems.

•             Strong Organizational skills.

•             Ability to conduct outreach at the community level.

Desirable

•             Experience working in humanitarian crises and/or refugee settings.

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.

 CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCI’s Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.  This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to [email protected]. The deadline for receiving applications is 10th April 2017.

                                *Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




Job at Save the Children:  Child Protection Officer (Deadline: 10 April 2017)

TITLE:  Child Protection Officer

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Child Protection – Emergency Response

LOCATION: Bugesera and Nyanza reception centres (roving)

GRADE: 4            

CONTRACT LENGTH: 12 months

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3:  the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE:

The Child Protection Officer is a member of Save the Children’s (SC) CP program team, overseeing Save the Children’s protection activities in the Bugesera and Nyanza reception centres for Burundian refugees, under the supervision of the Protection Manager. S/he and is responsible for:

•             Supervising, implementing and monitoring the implementation of the child protection activities in Bugesera and Nyanza reception centre;

•             Leading and supervising the Child Protection Assistants and volunteers to ensure that the activities are implemented in the right manner and in line with child protection minimum standards and programme objectives.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Protection Manager

Staff reporting to this post:

Direct: Child Protection Assistants

Indirect: Community Volunteers

Budget Responsibilities: N/A

Role Dimensions: This role will involve overseeing Save the Children staff across two project sites, as well as ensuring effective coordination with a range of actors including camp management and UNHCR. This person will act as the focal point for external relations in both locations.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Program Planning and Implementation

•             Develop, implement and monitor quarterly, monthly and weekly activity plans to achieve expected results. This includes planning of activities, budgets and procurement.

•             Ensure that all planned activities such as CFS operations, community awareness raising, and case management are implemented on time, to quality standards and within budget. Where challenges arise, ensure that these are flagged early, communicated to the Protection Manager and addressed in an appropriate way.

Child Protection

•             Identify and document vulnerable children including separated and unaccompanied minors, including the completion of Best Interests Assessments.

•             Document the separated and unaccompanied children according to the standard family tracing and reunification procedures and in line with Save the Children’s child safeguarding policy.

•             Conduct community awareness on identification of vulnerable children and the process of registration of separated/unaccompanied children including family tracing.

•             Conduct community consultation on temporary care arrangements of separated/unaccompanied children.

•             Refer cases with specific needs to the competent service providers, follow up and document referred cases.

•             Ensure that urgent and challenging cases are immediately discussed with direct supervisors.

•             Conduct follow-up visits on temporary care arrangements of cases.

•             Actively conduct tracing of families in collaboration with the community members and local authorities, and in coordination with other relevant humanitarian actors.

•             Conduct follow up visits of children reunified with their relatives.

•             Report any violation of the child safeguarding policy of Save the Children and ensure that all staff and volunteers and aware of the policy and procedure, and that they have signed all relevant documentation.

•             Work with cultural sensitivity and respect the dignity of vulnerable children and families and members of the host communities at all times.

Staff supervision and mentorship

•             Supervise and mentor direct reports ensuring that they are empowered to achieve their performance objectives and program results.

•             Conduct performance reviews of direct reports and support them to set performance objectives.

•             Build capacity of direct reports in technical and administrative areas.

•             Identify any staffing issues and coordinate closely with the CP coordinator, CP manager and Field Manager to resolve them.

Monitoring and Reporting

•             Ensure that all program data is properly and regularly collected by field staff.

•             Contribute to the preparation of internal and external reports.

•             Lead on and compiling and submitting weekly reports for both reception centres.

Collaboration and Representation

•             Represent Save the Children and the program with relevant government and non-government agencies to explain the program secure their support and follow up with them on progress.

•             Actively participate and play a leadership role in the office Coordination Team bringing key issues, proposing solutions and collaborating with other teams to build synergies and efficiencies.




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

QUALIFICATIONS: University or college qualification in social science or in a relevant area or equivalent work experience.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

•             Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience in child protection or related field.

•             Proven technical knowledge and skills in the field of Child Protection.

•             Proven ability to work as part of a team.

•             Ability to identify the main gaps in child protection in the given context to inform a holistic response for children.

•             Experience in community mobilization and awareness raising activities

•             Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact, and diplomacy.

•             Experience in training and capacity building and willingness to dedicate time and patience to developing others.

•             Experience in working through consultative and participatory processes and ability to balance multiple competing interests to work towards a common goal.

•             Strong organizational skills.

•             Ability to supervise and mentor staff to achieve results.

•             A good level of written and spoken English/ Kirundi and Kinyarwanda.

•             Good computer skills (MS Office, including Outlook for email).

•             Commitment  to  and  understanding  of Child Rights and  Save  the  Children’s  aims,  values  and principles  including rights-based approaches

Desirable

•             Experience working in emergency response and/or a refugee context.

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.

CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCI’s Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.  This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to [email protected]. The deadline for receiving applications is 10th April 2017.

                                *Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




Job at Save the Children:  Child Protection Assistant (Deadline: 10 April 2017)

TITLE:  Child Protection Assistant

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Child Protection Team – Emergency Response     

LOCATION: Nyanza or Bugesera Reception Centre

GRADE: 5            

CONTRACT LENGTH: 12 months

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3:  the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE:

The Child Protection Assistant is a member of Save the Children’s child protection team, contributing to Save the Children’s protection activities in the Bugesera or Nyanza reception centre for Burundian refugees, under the supervision of the Child Protection Officer. S/he and is responsible for:

•             Implementing child protection activities in Bugesera or Nyanza reception centre.

•             Working with volunteers to ensure that the activities are in line with child protection minimum standards and programme objectives.

•             Conducting Best Interests Assessments (BIAs) for new arrivals.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Child Protection Officer

Budget Responsibilities: N/A

Role Dimensions: Communication and close working relationships with intenal and external stakeholders

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Program Planning and Implementation

•             Plan and implement monthly and weekly activity plans to achieve expected results.

•             Ensure that all planned activities such as CFS operations, community awareness raising, and case management are implemented on time and to quality standards. Where challenges arise, ensure that these are flagged early, communicated to the Child Protection Officer and addressed in an appropriate way.

Child Protection

•             Identify and document vulnerable children including separated and unaccompanied minors, including the completion of Best Interests Assessments.

•             Document the separated and unaccompanied children according to the standard family tracing and reunification procedures and in line with Save the Children’s child safeguarding policy.

•             Conduct community awareness on identification of vulnerable children and the process of registration of separated/unaccompanied children including family tracing.

•             Conduct community consultation on temporary care arrangements of separated/unaccompanied children.

•             Refer cases with specific needs to the competent service providers, follow up and document referred cases.

•             Ensure that urgent and challenging cases are immediately discussed with direct supervisors.

•             Conduct follow-up visits on temporary care arrangements of cases and children reunified with caregivers.

•             Report any violation of the child safeguarding policy of Save the Children and ensure that all staff and volunteers and aware of the policy and procedure, and that they have signed all relevant documentation.

Staff supervision and mentorship

•             Supervise and mentor volunteers and provide inductions for new volunteers.

Monitoring and Reporting

•             Collect and document all programme data regularly and accurately.

•             Contribute to the preparation of internal and external reports.

•             Inputs into weekly reports for the reception centre.

Collaboration and Representation

•             Collaborate with relevant agencies working in the reception centre.

•             Work closely with Save the Children colleagues and participate in team work.

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




QUALIFICATIONS

University or college qualification in social science or in a relevant area or equivalent work experience.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

•             Minimum of 1 year relevant work experience in child protection or related field.

•             Proven technical knowledge and skills in the field of Child Protection.

•             Proven ability to work as part of a team.

•             Ability to identify the main gaps in child protection in the given context to inform a holistic response for children.

•             Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact, and diplomacy.

•             Strong organizational skills.

•             A good level of written and spoken English/ Kirundi and Kinyarwanda.

•             Good computer skills (MS Office, including Outlook for email).

•             Commitment to and understanding of Child Rights and Save the Children’s aims,  values  and principles including rights-based approaches

Desirable

•             Experience working in humanitarian response

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.

 CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance  Form] and comply with the SCI’s Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.  This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to [email protected]. The deadline for receiving applications is 10th April 2017.

                                *Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




Job at Save the Children:  SGBV Case worker (Deadline: 10 April 2017)

TITLE:  SGBV Case Worker

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Protection – Emergency Response            

LOCATION: Kirehe – Mahama

GRADE: TBC        CONTRACT LENGTH: 12 months

CHILD SAFEGUARDING: (select only one)

Level 3:  the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE:

Supporting individual women, girls, boys and men through Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) prevention and response services. This includes awareness raising and community sensitization as well as working with survivors of sexual and gender based violence, ensuring that they access essential services and receive psychosocial support and safety planning, as required.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: SGBV Coordinator

Staff reporting to this post:

Direct: Community Volunteers

Budget Responsibilities: N/A

Role Dimensions: Close working relationships with external actors to facilitate referrals and coordination on GBV prevention initiatives.

Collaboration with internal departments and child protection staff.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Direct SGBV Support

•             Provide SGBV response and case management services to people affected by and at-risk of sexual and gender based violence, including domestic violence, early and forced marriage, sexual abuse and exploitation, and child sexual abuse.

•             Ensure survivors receive individual case management support by conducting registration, assessments, case plans, safety plans, direct service provision, referrals and follow up support for an assigned caseload, in line with international best practice standards and SOPs.

•             Conduct follow-up and monitoring visits based on the survivor’s needs.

•             Ensure that urgent and challenging cases are immediately discussed with direct supervisor.

•             Establish and maintain constructive relationships with service providers.

•             Work closely with the other teams and sectors to ensure the effective identification and support to SGBV survivors.

•             Support the effective establishment and running of SGBV therapy groups.

•             Ensure that confidentiality, informed consent, the best interests of the child, Do No Harm, and other SGBV and case management principles and best practices are adhered to throughout the process, including the utilization of appropriate tools and SGBV forms.

•             Work with cultural sensitivity and respect the dignity of vulnerable people and families and members of the host communities at all times.

Community Mobilisation

•             Support community based mechanisms and work closely with women’s associations and other key actors to prevent and respond to SGBV.

•             Support community awareness sessions on child protection concerns, identification of vulnerable children and the process of registration of separated/unaccompanied children including family tracing.

Administration, Documentation and Reports

•             Maintain accurate and up-to-date case files for all SGBV cases.

•             Participate in case conferences and meetings as required.

•             Adhere to strict confidentiality and information management standards and protocols, sharing information only in compliance with these standards

•             Support and participate in programme monitoring and evaluation activities as requested.




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

QUALIFICATIONS

University degree in social sciences, arts, public administration, social administration, community development.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

•             2 years’ experience working with children and community mobilization in institutions or community in case management and SGBV domain.

•             Ability to communicate in English and French and Kinyarwanda through verbal and written communication.

•             Good technical understanding of SGBV and community based approaches.

•             Computer knowledge.

•             Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

•             Be able to prioritize tasks.

•             Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.

•             Experience with community development, working with children and schools.

•             Very good communication and interpersonal skills.

•             The ability to think critically and to recommend good solutions to problems.

•             Strong Organizational skills.

•             Ability to conduct outreach at the community level.

Desirable

•             Experience working in a refugee or emergency context.

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.

CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCI’s Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.  This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to [email protected] . The deadline for receiving applications is 10th April 2017.

                      *Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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