Activation Date: 28 May, 2021 Announced Date: 29 May, 2021 Expire Date: 05 Jun, 2021
About War Child UK:
War Child was established in 1993 as a response to the brutal effects of conflict on children during the Balkans war. We are currently operational in Iraq, Afghanistan, Jordan, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Central African Republic. War Child UK started its operation in the Western Region of Afghanistan in 2003 working in three (3) thematic areas namely Education, Protection and Livelihood. War Child UK’s main office is located in Kabul and a sub-office in Herat and Badghis.
The Case Management Technical Officer will work under the supervision of the Project Manager to whom he/she will report, this position will contribute to the capacity building of the child protection system, enhancement of Case Management, Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism to ensure high quality of services for children through functional and active CPANs, DCPANs and a team of social workers in the western region of Afghanistan. The position will ensure regular monitoring and quality performance of social workers and caseworkers besides timely reports.
The Duties and responsibilities may include but not limited to:
·Provide training and ongoing support to the team of caseworkers on case management and social work
·Provide regular technical support to caseworkers and social workers to conduct clear and accurate identification, assessment, and development of care plans for individuals.
·In coordination with the project manager lead the mapping of the service provider, develop and update the referral pathways and ensure dissemination to the communities.
·Conduct regular monitoring visits to the project sites and visit families to ensure the quality of performance and adherence to the internal and global standards for Case Management
·Facilitate case management meetings and case conferences to support caseworkers to analyze assessment information, make appropriate decisions in the child’s best interests and ensure a coordinated response.
Maintain positive coordination and relationship between CPANs, Social Workers, and Case Workers to ensure high-quality deliverables and development of responsive and strong Case Management platform in the Western Region
·Maintain robust reporting mechanism and ensure proper data gathering and data accuracy based on M&E Plan.
·Ensure all project staff understands and carry out their duties in accordance with Child Safeguarding and Data Protection protocol to ensure the provision of safe and dignified case management services.
·Implement measures to ensure that the team keeps confidential information and sensitive documents securely
·Conduct regular travel to project target locations and provide technical support to caseworkers
·Submit regular reports
·Respect and adhere to War Child’s Code of Conduct child safeguarding policy
Degree in Social Work, Psychology or another related field;
3-5 years relevant experience in Child Protection and Case Management;
Experience of working with CPANs and Social Workers;
Previous experience in a similar position with international or national organizations or government authorities;
Knowledge of Case Management standards and procedures;
Demonstrated ability to manage a team and work under pressure;
Fluent in national languages, Pashto and Dari
Proficiency in English (written and verbal)
Good report writing and presentation skills
Please send a motivation letter, CV to [email protected] before the closing date.
Applications after the closing date will not be accepted.
Please Indicate the position title, Vacancy Number in the Subject Line ( WCUK VA# 162 Case Management Technical Officer ) otherwise your application will not be considered.
Please note that there is no telephonic inquiry and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for written tests and interviews.
The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a Police check, vetting check, be compliant and sign up to War Child’s Child Safeguarding Policy, anti-bribery policy, code of conduct, and other War Child’s policies prior to a final offer being made.
WCUK is an equal opportunity employer..