Child Protection Case Worker (Nangarhar, Afghanistan) 267 views

Job Description

Job Description:

  • Support in the follow up and management of identified protection cases; Maintain case management files in line with the SOPs, and protection data management best practices The caseworker, with support from the Case Management Officer, will assume responsibility to assess the level of protection risk, and respond in a timely manner to protection risks and concerns, prioritizing urgent cases Support with service mapping to identify service providers in their areas and update service mapping on a regular basis for specialized protection cases and non-protection cases, make timely referrals to relevant sectors/service providers and follow up on whether the service has been received by beneficiaries Participate in regular case management meetings to discuss cases, best practices, and lessons learned. Identify cases for protection cash, individual protection assistance (IPA), and referrals. Discuss with the case management officer to ensure that the identified cases meet the criteria for assistance. Ensure timely response and follow up. Under the guidance of the Case Management Officer and Snr. PRoL Officer, disseminate key protection messages including on rights and available services Provide regular progress reporting on cases to the Case Management Officer for donor reporting              Perform other duties as requested

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to:  Child protection Case Management Officer  Position directly supervises:  N/A Indirect Reporting: Will work within IRC’s protection, led by the Integrated Protection Coordinator. The PRoL case management officer reports to the Snr. PRoL Officer Other Internal and/or external contacts: Regular coordination with other humanitarian actors and partners in Afghanistan


About IRC (International Rescue Committee) :The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The IRC opened the country program in Afghanistan in 1988. Our programs span the range from humanitarian relief to early recovery and development activities, focusing on child protection, education, economic wellbeing, health, and power. The IRC works in 9 provinces throughout Afghanistan, among which some of the most security volatile, and employs over 500 staff.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • High school or Bachelor’s degree Experience in case management especially with IRC and previous humanitarian work experience preferred Good communication skills, adaptation skills, ability to build relationships with communities High standard of spoken and written Dari and Pashto (depending on location) Basic computer skills

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2 years relevant


One Year with Possibility of extension


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Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:Note: Application received without exact position title, vacancy no and location will be directly disqualified from the process. interested candidates are requested to send their applications along with copies of their CVs (NOT Educational and Work Certificates), to the attention of the Human Resources Department to the following address or email us on ( Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for written test and after that for interview. If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date .please know that your application has not been successful for the post. IRC Afghanistan Country Office – Kabul House 34, Street No.4 Taimani District 10, Close to Haji Mohammad Dad Mosque
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