Child Protection Officer – Case Management (CPO-CM) (Ghazni, Afghanistan) 142 views


Job Description

Job Summary: The Child protection officer (case management) under the overall supervision of the project manager will be responsible for managing the case management, referral to specialized services and safe reintegration/reunification with families. The incumbent is responsible for the technical oversite of the case management team. The CPO (CMP) will be responsible for effective implementation and proper documentation of all CP cases, through staff supervision and support of the caseworkers at the field level.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To develop short-term implementation plans (weekly and monthly) and long-term plans according to the annual project work plan and in coordination with appropriate stakeholders Identification and registration of new cases, Assessment, case planning, implementation, follow up and case closure To ensure effective implementation of case management services for children harmed or at risk of being harmed through appropriate assignment of cases, monitoring and guidance to caseworkers Reunify unaccompanied/separated children with their families Refer the unaccompanied/separated children for receiving specialized services To work across sectors and departments to plan activity implementation training and to support service mapping and referral pathways Monitor timelines for a response, services follow-up and review of cases Ensure cases are receiving appropriate support; and when needed, support individual cases and provide regular monitoring of all aspects of case management services Conduct post-service child and family interviews in order to evaluate the quality and impact of case management by the social workers. Document feedback and analyze trends regularly; discuss lessons learned with the CP Manager Ensure that each social worker is effectively implementing case management according to Standard Operating Procedures through regular individual and team meetings and case reviews with social workers. Regularly review documentation of CP cases through case audits, review of files and databases. Ensure confidentiality and that data protection and information-sharing protocols are respected To provide guidance to the case management team individually and through group meetings To design and implement orientation and training base on needs and provide training for staff CP themes including safe identification and referrals. Schedule and lead case management meetings every two weeks with the Case Management team Organize and lead case conferences for complex and high-risk cases. Provide briefings on child safeguarding and appropriate behavior with children to all case management staff; ensure any concerns are reported and addressed immediately. Conduction of ongoing monitoring and assessment to address child protection cases Managing child protection cases considering all the case requirements, facilitating regular case conferences and supervision of staff Referrals of cases to the relevant partners at the provincial level Reintegration of children on the move with their family Supporting the psychosocial counselors in targeted areas and providing them technical support Arranging training material and conducting workshops on case management, referral and so on as well as capacity building of social workers on case management tools, forms, techniques, reporting mechanism and so on. To collect valid activity data of the project on a weekly and monthly basis to prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly reports Establishing and maintaining a good relationship with stakeholders and community Identify key lessons learned from project reviews and evaluations and recommend the special cases for success stories

Maintaining effective filing system for storing case management, referral and reintegration data

Background

Central Point Social Development Organization (CPSDO) is an independent, non-governmental, non-political, not-for-profit organization registered with the Ministry of Economy, Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. CPSDO was founded by a strong, talented and creative team of professionals with expertise in Education, Health, Community Development, Child Protection, Research and Advocacy. Since its establishment, CPDSO is closely working with communities in all over Afghanistan, which helped CPDSO’s growth and strengthened to work in complex and continually changing environments. Our community development projects support vulnerable people & communities in central, eastern and southern regions of Afghanistan through the establishment of education centers, rehabilitation of schools, training and capacity building of skilled and unskilled laborers and working with CDCs, we assist community advocacy of rule of law, girls education, child rights, child protection and establishment of basic response center at community levels as well working with key stakeholders in the strengthening of child protection systems and mechanisms. CPSDO aims positively impact Afghan society through education, awareness and case management of child rights, women’s empowerment, capacity building activities, income generation support interventions, health and emergency response. CPSDO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment based on their skills, abilities and experience without regard to age, race, color, religion, marital status, sex, physical disability, or veteran status. Central Point Social Development Organization (CPSDO) and Afghanistan Rehabilitation & Education Program (AREP) jointly implement the mentioned project in Ghazni province.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor degree preferred At least 5 years experience in a similar position Strong experience in child protection case management Fluent in Dari, Pashto and English

Vacancy Number

302

No. Of Jobs

1

Gender

Any

Years of Experience

4-5 Years

Duration

4 months+ extendable

Salary

As per CPSDO Salary Scale

Submission Guideline

Interested qualified candidates matching vacancy requirements should submit a full CV to vacancies@cpsdo.org.af  and Copy n.darwish@arep.org.af

  • Please mention the job title and vacancy (child protection officer – case management – 10/COM/21) in the subject line of your email otherwise your application may not be considered Please do not attach any other supporting documents or educational certificates at this stage of the recruitment process. Only short-listed candidates will be invited for the test/interview.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Submission Email
vacancies@cpsdo.org.af / n.darwish@arep.org.af

Submission Email

vacancies@cpsdo.org.af / n.darwish@arep.org.af



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